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McGrath Lab

Design medical devices and technologies to save lives

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Breast imaging

Create the newest health care innovations

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Apply your knowledge in industry and clinical settings

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Combine interests in healing, building, and problem solving

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BME Major & Minor

Pursue a degree or take courses in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester Hajim School of Engineering 

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Graduate Studies

With access to 40+ laboratories, students tailor their education and research experiences.

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BME Research

Research includes biomechanics, biomedical acoustics, neuroengineering, medical imaging, biomedical nanotechnology, biomedical optics, and regenerative medicine.

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James McGrath sits among his biomedical engineering students in a Hylan Hall classroom.

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James McGrath: ‘Neat’ way of teaching becomes a student rite of passage

The biomedical engineering professor’s approach has spillover effects beyond the signature undergraduate course he’s taught for 20 years.

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James McGrath: ‘Neat’ way of teaching becomes a student rite of passage

October 25, 2023

“Dr. McGrath’s passion for biomechanics is palpable from the very first lecture,” ...

Wired For Research

August 16, 2023

In a laboratory at the University of Rochester’s Center for Advanced Brain Imaging & Neurophys ...

Meet the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

July 30, 2023

Christina Kaszuba, a second-year student in the Biomedical Engineering graduate program, appreciates ...

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Medical Device Innovation

The Center for Medical Technology & Innovation (CMTI) offers a one year masters program for those interested in pursuing a career in the medical device industry. More >


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The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. We are particularly seeking candidates with expertise in biomaterials... More information >


The distance between Goergen Hall, home to the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Less than a 5 minute walk, this close proximity makes it easy to connect with clinician colleagues.


The Department of Biomedical Engineering brings together the technical expertise of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with the clinical experience of our University of Rochester Medical Center to establish a cooperative environment that fosters innovations in medicine and healthcare.

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