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Ding and collaborators awarded NIH NIMH R01 grant

Congratulations to Drs. Mingzhou Ding (PI), Distinguished Professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, and Andreas Keil (PI), professor, department of psychology, for their collaborative NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) R01 grant titled, Acquisition, extinction, and recall of… Read More

UF BME alum, Dr. Jamal Lewis, joins the department as a faculty member

We are thrilled to welcome alum Dr. Jamal Lewis to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Lewis will join the department as an associate professor in Summer 2022. Lewis completed his B.S. in chemical engineering from Florida… Read More

HWCOE and UF BME moves up in rankings of best undergraduate programs

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering rose to No. 18 from 19th for best undergraduate engineering programs among public universities, and eight of its 11 engineering specialties were listed among the Top 20 in the 2022 U.S. News & World… Read More

Ph.D. student selected for 2021 NextProf Pathfinder Workshop

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Charlie Tran, who has been selected to participate in the 2021 NextProf PathFinder Workshop: Preparing the Next Generation of Scientific and Technological Leaders at the University of Michigan on October 17-19, 2021. The NextProf Pathfinder is a two-day… Read More

Undergraduate student receives HWCOE scholarship

Congratulations to Gianna Sweeting, undergraduate student in the SMILE lab, who received the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering John & Mittie Collins Engineering Scholarship. Gianna’s current research topic focuses on using genomic data to discover genetic variants that can be… Read More

BME Ph.D. candidate awarded NIH F31 NRSA Fellowship

Magdalena Samojlik, Ph.D. candidate in the Stabler lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for her project titled, Engineering a dynamic three-dimensional in vitro platform for the investigation… Read More

Join the University of Florida Diabetes Institute in the Centennial Celebration of Insulin’s Discovery

UF Diabetes Institute article 2021 marks the 100th year since Sir Frederick Banting, Charles Best, and Professor John Macleod from the University of Toronto reported the successful treatment of canine diabetes with a pancreas extract, now known as insulin. This… Read More

Bolch and researchers awarded $8.1M grant from the Department of Defense, Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program

Congratulations to Dr. Wesley Bolch, Distinguished Professor, Dr. John Aris, Associate Professor, and their collaborators on their $8.1M award from the Department of Defense, Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) titled, Aligning Dosimetry and Biomarkers of Lung Injury with Prophylaxis… Read More


UF College of Health & Human Performance   This summer, five graduate students in the University of Florida Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK), join 10 graduate students in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and clinical psychology to learn about the… Read More

Postdoc awarded NIH F32 Fellowship

Congratulations to Erika Pliner, Ph.D., for receiving the prestigious F32 NIH Individual Postdoctoral Research Award for her proposal, Efficacy of balance training with intermittent sensory perturbations. Pliner studies aging and mobility in the HNL by quantifying the efficacy of balance… Read More