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Antibiotics. Artificial joints. Pacemakers, implants and heart valves. These are but a few of the extraordinary medical breakthroughs brought to us over the last several decades by the rapidly evolving science of bioengineering.

Today, UCR’s uniquely interdisciplinary bioengineering program combines the expertise of biologists, neuroscientists, nanotechnologists, physiologists, mathematicians, geneticists and others to push the boundaries of this dynamic field. From the discovery of powerful new drugs and diagnostic tools to the development of novel biocompatible materials that will revolutionize 21st century medicine, our researchers and graduates collaborate with pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers and other organizations to put the power of groundbreaking ideas to work in the real world.

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Featured Faculty
Jerome Schultz Jerome Schultz
Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering
Research focus: Bioengineering
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David Lo David Lo
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Research focus: Needle-free Drug Delivery
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Jiayu Liao Jiayu Liao
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Research focus: Drug Discovery/Diabetes
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Devin Binder Devin Binder
Assistant Clinical Professor
Research focus: Traumatic Brain Injury
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