plastic waste

Faculty collaboration earns $2M NSF award for post-consumer plastic waste research

Oct. 25, 2021

Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor Kayla Sprenger is among the faculty studying what should be done with unusable, discarded plastic waste that can harm the environment.

LVC competition

Lab Venture Challenge to spotlight next-gen campus innovations Nov. 3-4

Oct. 22, 2021

Day one of the LVC competition will feature bioscience research and technology, including work from biomedical engineering professors Nick Bottenus and Corey Neu.

Shooting OMBs from syringe into a beaker

CU Boulder spinoff company develops technology that could treat COVID-19 complications

Oct. 18, 2021

After a year when the nation experienced a shortage of mechanical ventilators to help treat patients with severe COVID-19 complications, Professor Mark Borden's company Respirogen presents another treatment option: oxygen microbubbles.

Calve and Ferguson headshots

Calve, Ferguson awarded grant to study mechanisms that lead to tissue degradation

Sept. 20, 2021

Professors Sarah Calve and Virginia Ferguson's tissue engineering project is one of three space-based experiments that recently received a NSF grant to help patients on Earth.

Laurel Hind

Engineering immune response to infection

Sept. 20, 2021

Laurel Hind, an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is studying the innate immune response to infection using engineered models.


Video: Membrane-Powered Prosthetics

Sept. 8, 2021

CU Boulder researchers have teamed up with the Department of Veterans Affairs to use glucose from our body to power small medical devices.

Jesse Duran

Summer intern brings fresh perspective to CU research lab

Sept. 1, 2021

Jesse Duran, a senior at Fort Lewis College in Durango, spent the summer working on research projects in the lab of Shu-Wei Huang, an assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering program.

Mobilizing the immune system

VIDEO: Mobilizing the Immune System

Aug. 19, 2021

BME Assistant Professor Kayla Sprenger works to harness the immune system in a targeted way.

Ferguson and Borden

Ferguson, Borden earn AB Nexus grants to partner with CU Anschutz

June 1, 2021


PhD student is awarded NSF Integrated Data Science Fellowship

Payton Martinez, who is pursuing his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering, received the National Science Foundation Integrated Data Science Fellow Award. The award recognizes interdisciplinary research.