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Biomedical Engineering

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Engineering solutions to global healthcare challenges.

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Shaking and Reversing

Prof Stuart Reid and Dr Sylvie Coupaud to test pioneering 'nanokicking' technology to reverse osteoporosis.

Enabling, Inspiring, Broadcasting

Photo of Dr Buis and Sarah Day about BBC BigLifeFix Programme

Dr Arjan Buis and Sara Day appear on the BBC #BigLifeFix. Watch the #BigLifeFix BBC episode!

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Wolfson Centre redevelopment

The Wolfson Centre is home to Strathclyde's Department of Biomedical Engineering. Starting in Autumn 2018, a full redevelopment will create a modern facility for this pioneering department.

Intelligent Surgical Drill System

Our researcher Wei Yao has been working with his team to develop an intelligent drill and navigation system for orthopaedic surgery. It aims to significantly improve implant positioning, patient outcomes and healthcare costs.

Take a look at our prototype in action!


Nomination for Research Project of the Year (STEM): Limb Salvage


Biomedical technology implemented on the battlefield reducing the need of amputation, isolating the limb with a dual position-variable tourniquet and cooling sock which extendedly preserves the limb, as well as perfusion technology that supports the metabolic and circulatory needs of the isolated limb, maintaining tissue viability post-injury.