College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering

Research Areas

From labs investigating the molecular mechanisms of cellular mechanotransduction, to labs developing novel tools to image cardiac hemodynamics, to labs exploring novel methods of improving rehabilitation, VCU Biomedical Engineering is on the cutting edge of research at the interface of biology, medicine and engineering. See the table below to find out which faculty members are working in different areas.

 Experimental (Cell/Molecular)Experimental (Systems/Animal/Clinical)Computational
CardioConwayJordan, WilsonWilson
LungHeiseHeiseHeise
ImmuneOlivares-Navarrete, HeiseOlivares-Navarrete, Heise 
Rehabilitation/ NeuroZhangKrusienski, Taylor, Fei, Peterson, Pawluk, WetzelKrusienski, PawlukPeterson
MusculoskeletalBoyan, Donahue, Schwartz, McClure, Puetzer, Hwang, WilsonBoyan, DonahueMcClure, Schwartz, Peterson, PuetzerPeterson
CancerBoyan, Schwartz, Conway, Heise, Lemmon, HwangJordan, Heise, Hwang, WilsonLemmon, Heise
Mechanobiology of DiseaseDonahue, Conway, Puetzer, Hwang, Lemmon, HeisePuetzer, HeiseLemmon, Heise
Novel ImagingConwayWilson, Taylor, JordanKrusienski
Regenerative MedicineBoyan, Donahue, Schwartz, McClure, Olivares-Navarrete, Puetzer, HwangBoyan, Schwartz, McClure, Olivares-Navarrete, Puetzer 

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