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ASU researchers address a primary cause of treatment failure for pancreatic cancer

As the second leading cause of death worldwide, cancer is a focal point in both clinical research and health care fields, but not all cancers are created equal.

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Biomedical engineers work at the interface of technology and medicine on challenges that are critical to the advancement of health and scientific discovery.

At ASU, we offer a rigorous program in biomedical engineering with opportunities for students to be involved in research, entrepreneurship, healthcare delivery, biomedical device design and global health.


Synthetic biology sparks promise of medical, energy advances

If synthetic biology can “catch fire,” few areas of science and engineering could match it for having as dramatic an impact across such a broad a range of human needs. That’s the prediction from Karmella Haynes, an Arizona State University assistant professor of...

Cancer Metastasis put under the Microscope

SBHSE students, Danh Truong and Supriya Nagarju, SBSHE Assistant Professor Mehdi Nikkhah and their University of Arizona collaborator Professor Ghassan Moueimne, have had their published article, Microfluidic Tumor-Vascular Model to Study Breast Cancer Cell Invasion...

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