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The Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) is an interdisciplinary research organization strengthening collaborative efforts between the disciplines of engineering and biomedicine at the University of Minnesota, and fostering collaborations with medical device industry.
IEM strives to be a world leader in the creation and innovative application of engineering solutions to medical and health problems. An important aspect of this future of health care will be the creation and application of engineering technologies in order to provide these new approaches to transform the management of various disorders faster, less expensively, safer, and with fewer side effects. It is essential to develop comprehensive programs to combine these spectacular engineering advances with disease and medical knowledge and apply them to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of major diseases affecting our society. Read more about our mission and vision>
IEM researchers awarded $9.5 million NIH grant to study sickle cell disease. More>
IEM co-sponsored NSF Mapping and Engineering the Brain Workshop. More>
University of Minnesota researchers control flying robot using only the mind. More>