Welcome to Penn State Bioengineering Events
The Institute for Biomedical Engineering is comprised of faculty from the departments of Surgery, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and Radiology. The Institute was formed within Penn State University's Program in Bioengineering in February 1998 with a Special Opportunity Grant from the Whitaker Foundation. The Institute's purpose is to educate graduate bioengineering students at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in the research and development of medical devices.
The Institute provides a distinct Program in Bioengineering within Penn State's graduate bioengineering program as well as a unique academic infrastructure at the Hershey campus. This infrastructure includes office and laboratory space in the Biomedical Research Building dedicated to biomedical engineering education, teaching support, new courses, two-way access to courses between Hershey and University Park through distance learning technology, a biomedical engineering library, and available housing.
The primary research focus of the Institute is research and development of medical devices. The Hershey Medical Center is a unique environment for collaboration between engineers, clinicians, and the biomedical industry. Bioengineering faculty working in the departments of Surgery, Orthopedics, Radiology, and Anesthesia are involved, focusing on three specific research areas: prosthetic and therapeutic devices, diagnostics and imaging, and surgical devices and technology.
The Medical Minute: Blood in the urine often an important warning sign
Blood in the urine can be a scary sight, yet it’s a symptom many people ignore until it is bad enough to land them in a hospital emergency department.More...
Penn State Health St. Joseph, Exeter Healthways to relocate and expand services
Penn State Health St. Joseph will relocate the outpatient services it currently offers in Shelbourne Square, Exeter Township, and the physician and outpatient services it offers on Prospect Street in St. Lawrence into the Exeter Ridge Corporate Center at Neversink Road and Perkiomen Avenue by early 2016.More...
Penn State Hershey Maternal Fetal Medicine moves to 35 Hope Drive
Penn State Hershey Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) has joined Penn State Hershey Obstetrics and Gynecology on the second floor of 35 Hope Drive in Hershey.More...
Next attorney office hours at Penn State Hershey scheduled for Sept. 10
Researchers are invited to attend office hours at Penn State Hershey on Thursday, Sept. 10 with Penn State’s intellectual property attorney, Michael Brignati.More...