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Institute for Engineering in Medicine

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Workshops and Conferences


Educational events relevant to the biomedical field are listed below.


Design of Medical Devices Conference

April 9, 10-12, 2018

The University of Minnesota Medical Devices Center (part of the Institute for Engineering in Medicine), the College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering presents the 17th Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference. The world's largest medical device conference will be held at The Commons Hotel, located at 615 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, adjacent to the University of Minnesota campus. The DMD conference is to provide a national forum to bring together world-class medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and the public sector to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design, showcase the University of Minnesota as a leader in the medical device community, and raise funds from corporate sponsorships to support medical device education at the University of Minnesota.

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6th Annual Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium (MNS18)

April 12-13, 2018

The Institute for Engineering in Medicine is pleased to organize the 5th Annual Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium, to be held right after the Design of Medical Devices conference April 13-14, 2017 on campus of the University of Minnesota. During this event, distinguished scientists and thought leaders in neuromodulation will be invited to deliver plenary talks. Additionally, a poster session will be organized for faculty and students to showcase their work. Selected posters will be invited to give 5-minute Highlight Talk on the morning of April 15th immediately proceeding the session.

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Mini Medical School

Once a week for five weeks per semester

Ever wondered what it's like to attend medical school? Here's your chance! Each semester, the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center (AHC) delivers a unique opportunity for lifelong learners to explore the science of health and disease. Read more about Mini Medical School>