Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE)

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE) is a leading global centre of excellence in medical and biological engineering.

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White Rose Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Group (BiTEG) 2020

The annual White Rose Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Group (BiTEG) meeting will this year be hosted virtually by the University of Leeds. More details can be here.

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With a vision of 50 active years after 50 we are dedicated to improving the quality of life of an ageing population.

Driven by clinical challenges, we undertake solution focused pioneering research and education in medical technology. We innovate and translate novel therapies into practical clinical applications.

Our major strength is the multidisciplinary nature of our team. By proactively combining expertise in science, engineering, innovation and medicine we are uniquely able to translate scientific discovery and research into the treatment of human diseases and disabilities.

We focus on longer lasting joint replacements, tissue sparing interventions and biological scaffolds for tissue regeneration supported by computational and experimental simulation systems for design and pre-clinical testing.

Our current activities include research on the hip, knee, spine and ankle joints as well as cardiovascular devices. Please see the research menu for further details of each of these areas.

Our capabilities lie in experimental evaluation and computational modelling of tissues, devices and interventions, as well as in the development of acellular scaffolds for tissue engineering and repair. We have particular expertise around innovation and translation. Please see the capabilities menu for further details.

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Lekha Koria was rewarded for academic excellence in her research into ankle osteoarthritis, winning the MERCIA award from the Engineers...

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Congratulations to Alison Jones who has been award one of the seven fellowships to further her research on “Engineering tools...

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The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Partnership Awards is an annual event to give recognition and thanks to staff...

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Seven engineers representing all generations have been honoured by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Prestige and Vision Awards 2019 at...

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This year the White Rose Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Group (BiTEG) annual meeting will be hosted by the University of...

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The Medical Technologies IKC Annual Conference is going virtual for 2020. We have teamed up with Versus Arthritis to give...

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As part of the Medical Engineering postgraduate programme provision, the Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering is offering a specialist...

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The new UK-national branch of the Virtual Physiological Human Institute (VPHi-UK) is now born and operational. The first general assembly...

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