Research

Health-care problems posed by complex diseases present the most daunting challenges for modern society. Our faculty and trainees find purpose in research applied to study cancer, trauma and injury, immunological disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, and cardiovascular disease. Since our founding in 1997, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU BME) has combined excellence in research and teaching to advance knowledge and new technology to improve the global quality of life.

 

 

Chen receives $500,000 grant to study new technique in pediatric brain cancer modelhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Chen-receives-$500,000-grant-to-study-new-technique-in-pediatric-brain-cancer.aspxChen receives $500,000 grant to study new technique in pediatric brain cancer modelHong Chen and her team will study her focused ultrasound treatment's efficacy on deadly pediatric brain cancer<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Chen_Hong_7_15_06.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
How an invention gets out of the lab and into the worldhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/How-an-invention-gets-out-of-the-lab-and-into-the-world.aspxHow an invention gets out of the lab and into the world​The Office of Technology Management helps move ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/OTM_Feature-intro-760x909.jpg?RenditionID=9" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Machine learning, imaging technique provide better insight into colorectal tissuehttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Machine-learning-imaging-technique-provide-better-insight-into-colorectal-tissue.aspxMachine learning, imaging technique provide better insight into colorectal tissueA team from McKelvey Engineering and the School of Medicine has developed a new method to detect cancerous tissue in the colon by combining machine learning and imaging. <img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/journal%20of%20biophotonics%20colorectal%20tissue.jpg?RenditionID=11" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

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