University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering
Brenda Ogle and Nicholoas Kouris in the lab.

Associate Professor Brenda Ogle with PhD student Nicholas Kouris. Ogle and her collaborators are studying the biological effects of fusing adult stem cells with cardiac muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes.

Biomedical engineering is multidisciplinary, bringing together expertise in engineering, physics, materials science, computation, biology and medicine to increase our understanding of disease and to improve diagnosis and treatments to benefit human health. Today biomedical engineering researchers are pushing the frontiers of science and technology by developing new tools and techniques that harness life to solve some of our most challenging problems in biology and medicine.


Biomedical engineering faculty members at the University of Wisconsin-Madison conduct research in various areas. Details about faculty specialties and research activities are available for these research areas: