The Fischell Department of Bioengineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
National Academy of Inventors
BIOE Professor and Vice President for Research (UMB/UMD) Laurie Locascio was named to the National Academy of Inventors’ Class of 2020 Fellows along with BIOE Advisory Board member Len Pinchuk.
A War on Metastatic Cancer
BIOE Professor Xiaoming (Shawn) He and a team of researchers are working to address two key questions: what causes cancer to spread, and could strategically targeted therapies halt even the fastest-moving cancers?
in research expenditures for 2020
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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On A Mission to Bridge the Global Health Gap
BIOE Assistant Professor Jenna Mueller and her lab are working to improve access to surgery around the world.