WashU's Department of Biomedical Engineering is educating the next generation of health care leaders. Learn more about our degree programs, including our undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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Allison Martinez Mejia

Allison Martinez Mejia, pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering

Besides the amazing and super collaborative research being offered, WashU was extremely welcoming to me. As I spoke to different students and faculty, I knew I would be able to find a niche in the school.

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Students in our fully-funded PhD program graduate prepared to solve health care's most pressing problems through research and scholarship. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with department faculty in their labs, as well as scholars at Washington University in St. Louis' No. 6 ranked School of Medicine

We focus on six distinct research areas that best serve society's needs and the expertise of our faculty. 

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Undergraduates in the Department of Biomedical Engineering graduate prepared to enter medical school, advance their studies in graduate school or become leaders in industry. You'll work with medical and engineering faculty in their labs, assisting with projects such as innovative medical imaging and more efficient drug delivery