aspero medical

Mark Rentschler's company Aspero Medical awarded $250,000 in advanced-industries grants

May 25, 2022

The Proof-of-Concept and Early Stage Capital and Retention Grants were awarded by COEDIT’s Global Business Development Division. The grants are intended to “drive innovation, accelerate commercialization, encourage public-private partnerships, and increase access to early-stage capital across the state from Dolores to Grand Junction to Fort Collins."

losing control

Alaa Ahmed's neural control of movement research featured in Sports Illustrated podcast

May 11, 2022

The yips has been described as a wiring problem in the brain. But what is a wiring problem in the brain? Host Justin Su’a talks with Professor Alaa Ahmed on how her cutting edge work focuses on the neural control of movement, or how the brain controls the body.

Jair Castillo

Student Spotlight: Jair Castillo

May 9, 2022

Jair Castillo is a PhD student studying ultrasound molecular imaging in Professor Mark Borden’s lab. His goal is to help improve preventative healthcare to detect diseases like cancer in the early stages – giving patients better outcomes.

BME graduates

Congrats to the spring 2022 biomedical engineering graduates

May 3, 2022

Eight graduate students are graduating from the Biomedical Engineering Program this spring. Two have earned their doctoral degrees and six have earned master's degrees.

brain imaging

Research collaboration explores multiple methods for brain imaging

April 13, 2022

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Anschutz Medical Campus are exploring several imaging techniques aimed at creating lightweight miniature microscopes.

Juliet and Payton

Two biomedical engineering students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 8, 2022

First-year PhD students Juliet Heye and Payton Martinez were awarded the five-year fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Nicole Gunderson

Student Spotlight: Nicole Gunderson

March 28, 2022

Nicole Gunderson is a junior in the Biomedical Engineering Program who is studying human-robot interactions for applications in surgical robots. She is currently conducting research on the development of a novel-path planning algorithm for autonomous vehicles.

lunar lander

CU Boulder researching ways to improve astronaut safety during future Moon landings

March 28, 2022

Torin Clark has landed a major grant from NASA to investigate ways to help protect astronaut safety and performance during lunar landings for upcoming Artemis Moon missions.

in-silico model

Computer-simulated heart flow model could help treat pediatric heart disease patients

March 9, 2022

Research from Professor Debanjan Mukherjee and a collaborative team of biomedical engineers, physicians and researchers could enable significant advances for the 40,000 pediatric congenital heart disease patients (CHD) born each year.

women's history month

Video: Celebrating the strength of our community during Women's History Month

March 9, 2022

The future of engineering at CU Boulder is one of inclusivity, diversity and resilience. BME professor Juliet Gopinath and undergraduate student Sacha Ramirez are among the woman featured as we celebrated Women's History Month and strive to create an equitable future for all.