Medical Devices & Bioinstrumentation

Laboratories | Additional Resources

Medical devices are at the heart of biomedical engineering, and faculty in the MU-MCW Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering have proficiency in instrumentation, biomaterials, medical device testing and design, and clinical and regulatory expertise.  This broad base of skills and experience positions our department at the forefront of medical device innovation, and innovations from biomedical engineers at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin have ranged from instrumentation to computer algorithms to innovative medical devices.  One of the great strengths of our program is that our engineers collaborate closely with physicians and basic research scientists to translate novel ideas into state-of-the-art medical devices. Learn more about laboratories and faculty specializing in Medical Device Innovation and Bioinstrumentation below. 

 

Medical Devices & Bioinstrumentation Laboratories

 

Airway Biomechanics Laboratory

Led by Dr. Guilherme Garcia, The Airway Biomechanics Laboratory (Airway Lab) has conducted numerical evaluation of nasal sprays to maximize nasal drug delivery to treat chronic rhinosinusitis. 

Learn more about the Airway Lab | Learn more about Dr. Garcia

 

 

Biophotonics Laboratory

Dr. Bing Yu and researchers at the Biophotonics Laboratory develop innovative optical biomedical devices that are more compact, accurate, reliable, and cost-effective.  These optical biomedical devices are used for cancer detection and therapeutic monitoring, especially in low- and middle-income countries. 

Learn more about the Biophotonics Laboratory | Learn more about Dr. Yu

 

 

Nanotechnology for implantable cardiovascular devicesCardiovascular Regenerative Engineering Laboratory

Led by Dr. Brandon Tefft, the Cardiovascular Regenerative Engineering Laboratory (CaRE Lab) has expertise in cardiovascular device design, including tissue engineered vascular grafts and heart valves. 

Learn more about the CaRE Lab | Learn more about Dr. Tefft

 

 

Olson Laboratory

Led by Dr. Lars Olson, the Olson Laboratory has developed the human powered nebulizer (HPN).  This innovation is currently undergoing clinical trials and being considered for new clinical indications.  

Learn more about Dr. Olson

  

 

OREC's Biomaterials & Histology Laboratory

Led by Dr. Jeffrey Toth, research in OREC's Biomaterials & Histology Laboratory (BIMA) includes the evaluation of materials for orthopaedic and spine devices.  

Learn more about BIMA |  Learn more about Dr. Toth

 

 

Tissue Regenerative Engineering Laboratory

Led by Dr. Bo Wang, the Tissue Regenerative Engineering Laboratory (TRE Lab) works with complex bone defect repair using matrix and scaffolding approaches.  

Learn more about the TRE Lab | Learn more about Dr. Wang

 

 

 

Additional Resources

Dr. Dana Cook, Professor of Practice in the Opus College of Engineering, has over 13 years' experience in the medical device industry as an embedded software and systems engineer. 

Learn more about Dana Cook

 

Dr. Jay Goldberg, Clinical Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Healthcare Technologies Management Program, specializes medical device design and testing, new product development and engineering management, as well as surface modification and degradation and failure analysis of implants.

Learn more about Dr. Goldberg

 

Looking for something else?   

Filter Research Themes by Research Track, or view our list of active Laboratories.

 

View Research Tracks  View Laboratories