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Biomedical Engineering: Home

This guide provides a set of resources, available through the CCNY's Library for beginning biomedical engineering research. This list is not exhaustive or comprehensive. Visit our home page for additional resources.

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BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

The Carmat artificial heart features sensors to monitor and adjust blood flow depending on the body's demands. (Carmat)


Biomedical Engineering/ Bioengineering integrate physical, chemical, or mathematical sciences and engineering principles for the study of biology, medicine, behavior, or health. It advances fundamental concepts, creates knowledge from the molecular to the organ systems levels, and develops innovative biologics, materials, processes, implants, devices, and informatics approaches for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, for patient rehabilitation, and for improving health. [Source: NIH working definition of bioengineering, developed by the Bioengineering Definition Committee (BDC) released on July 24, 1997]

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