The Fischell Department of Bioengineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Cancer in the Crosshairs
Bioengineering professor Chris Jewell and members of his Immune Engineering Lab aim to shape the future of cancer vaccine technology by developing new techniques to tailor the body's immune response to cancer.
Advancing Gene Therapy
BIOE Assistant Professor Gregg Duncan earned an NSF CAREER Award to advance understanding of how adeno-associated virus could be harnessed for gene therapy applications to treat diseases ranging from cancers to arthritis.
Using Light to Attack Cancer
Fischell Department of Bioengineering Assistant Professor Huang Chiao (Joe) Huang is working to harness the power of light to improve the efficacy of anticancer drugs used to treat pancreatic and ovarian cancers.
current BIOE Ph.D. students in 2022-2023
The Fischell Department of Bioengineering welcomed two new faculty in 2020.
state-of-the-art laboratories dedicated to bioengineering research
Three BIOE faculty members received National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants (R01) in 2018. The awards, which collectively total $5.3 million, will support research in the areas of immunology, optics, and biotherapeutics.
invention disclosures were filed by Fischell Department of Bioengineering researchers in 2017-18
As freshmen, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and computer science students worked together to launch a start-up company aimed at developing new techniques to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
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Clearing the Airways
UMD Bioengineers’ Discoveries Could Point to Precision Therapies for Asthma, Pulmonary Diseases