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.
A Shining Light
Dr. Luyao Lu studies the possibilities of optogenetics and specializes in creating bioelectronic devices that use light to study and measure cell functions.
A Promising Therapy
Dr. Anne-Laure Papa concentrates on cell-based diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer, and on the potential to use platelets to slow cancer metastasis.
Dr. Jason Zara, the 2020 winner of the Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence, is using the virtual learning environment imposed by the pandemic to help improve engineers’ learning.
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.