Students looking to learn the full practice of biomedical engineering—from research and innovation to patents and regulation—will find it here in our unique biomedical engineering programs.



BMES Annual Meeting

Every year, members of GW Engineering’s Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department travel to the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) Annual Meeting...

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Human Lab-on-Chip 

As epigenetic enzymes are the target of a variety of clinical drugs, it is vital to understand how they affect the heart, especially regarding how they...


Cardiac Breakthrough

Heart failure is a life-threatening condition associated with derangements in multiple cardiac biophysical parameters that impacts the quality of life in millions of Americans.



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Novel Designs for Targeting and Eliminating Cancer Cells

March 13, 2023

Professor Anne Papa’s lab focuses on applying bioengineering principles to develop cell-based therapeutic and diagnostic tools for biomedical applications, in the fields of metastatic cancer and vascular disorders.

Zara and Wortham led workshop at KEEN National Conference

February 6, 2023

Dr. Jason Zara, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Dr. Erica Wortham, Director of the SEAS Innovation Center and lecturer across multiple GW Schools, led a workshop for engineering faculty and administrators at the Keen National Conference 2023 this past weekend.