• 8. University of Pennsylvania

        University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $62,500Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 12.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 24,832Tuition: $47,668Recent Qmed stories about Penn research:New Gene Editing Tool Moves to Human Trial TAVR Could Have a Blood Flow Problem Placenta-on-a-Chip Could Help Preemie BabiesContinue >>[Image by Bryan Y.W. Shin at the English language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w...
  • 9. University of Wisconsin, Madison

        University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $62,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 57.2%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 41,946Tuition: $10,410Recent Qmed stories about University of Wisconsin research:This Sensor Can See in the Dark These Might Be the Best Stretchy Circuits Yet A Biodegradable Microchip Made of WoodContinue >>[Image by Vonbloompasha at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/...
  • 10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

        Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $60,800Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 8.2%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 10,894Tuition: $45,016Recent Qmed stories about MIT research:These 3-D Printed Polymers Have Shape-Memory Abilities The Amazing Water Adhesive Developed at MIT These Researchers Have Skin in the Game New Technique Could Lead to Enhanced Biomedical Imaging How to Turn Human Cell DNA Into a 'Tape...
  • 6. Cornell University (Tie)

        Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $65,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 15%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 21,131Tuition: $47,286Recent Qmed stories about research at Cornell University:Helping to Stop the Zika Virus' Spread Apple Execs Think They Can Improve Your Medical ResearchContinue >>[Image by sach1tb - http://www.flickr.com/photos/sach1tb/274991658/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid...
  • 5. University of Washington

        University of Washington (Seattle)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $67,100Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 55.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 42,444Tuition: $12,394Recent Qmed stories about research at the University of Washington:A New Blood Clot Strengthening Polymer You Should Know About World's Thinnest Semiconductor Featured in New NanolaserContinue >>[Image by Ciar - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=...
  • 4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $68,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 60.9%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 44,407Tuition: $15,020Recent Qmed stories about research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: A Photon Sensor for for Super-Fast Biodetection Here's How You Build Biobots This Health Tracking Tattoo Is Smartphone-PoweredContinue >>[Image by SPDvinny - Own work, CC BY-SA...
  • 3. Johns Hopkins University (Tie)

        Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $70,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 19.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 20,996Tuition: $47,060Recent Qmed stories about research at Johns Hopkins:   Healing Broken Bones with Biodegradable Implants A Better BioprinterContinue >>[Image by Cvenghaus, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24985588]
  • Top 10 Biomedical Engineering Schools by Salary in 2016

        You don’t need to get a master’s degree or spend a fortune to land a good-paying engineering job right out of school. But where you go to school really does matter.Nancy CrottiPssst! Want to make some good money fast? Go to engineering school. (And if you already did, pat yourself on the back.) Engineers with baccalaureate degrees continue to draw among the highest median starting salaries in the nation.That’s according to The Economic Value of College Majors, published...
  • 1. Stanford University

        Stanford University (Stanford, CA)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $98,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 5.7%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 19,945Tuition: $45,195Recent Qmed stories about Stanford research:How to Type With Only Your Brain These New Energy Advances Could Matter Delving Into the Secrets of NanoparticlesContinue >>[Image by Jrissman - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9070688]
  • 2. Columbia University

        Columbia University (New York, NY)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $75,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 7.8%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 26,050Tuition: $51,008Recent Qmed stories about Columbia research:Decades-Old Coating Helps Usher in New Diagnostics Era Graphene Nanocomposite Is Hundreds of Times Stronger than Metal FDA Spoke and Power Morcellator Use DroppedContinue >>[Image CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=...
  • 3. Duke University (Tie)

        Duke University (Durham, NC)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $70,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide):14.7%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 15,427Tuition: $47,243Recent Qmed stories about Duke research:  Monkey Controls Wheelchair with Mind Alone Bionic Eye Enables Man to See for First Time in DecadesContinue >>[Image by NPatrick6 - uploaded on wikipedia by NPatrick6 ; PD, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=891696]
  • J&J Has a Serious Surgical Power Tool Recall

    A new Class I–level recall involves 451 adaptor and light adaptor power sources for the DePuy Synthes Small Battery Drive and the Small Battery Drive II surgical power tool systems.Chris NewmarkerFDA on Wednesday issued a Class I designation for a recall at Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes business involving surgical tool power source adapters that might cause the devices to produce extreme internal pressure and explode. The recall includes 451 units of the adaptor...
  • Medtronic Artificial Pancreas Wins FDA Approval

    The MiniMed 670G insulin pump is the latest step toward creation of a fully automated, closed loop system.Chris NewmarkerFDA on Wednesday announced approval of the MiniMed 670G insulin pump, which its maker Medtronic touts as the world's first hybrid, closed-loop artificial pancreas. The 670G is the first FDA-approved device intended to automatically monitor glucose (sugar) and provide appropriate basal insulin doses, according to FDA. Medtronic plans a commercial...
  • Abbott Wins FDA Approval for Innovative Glucose Monitor

    The Freestyle Libre Pro is able to collect up to 14 days worth of continuous glucose results to help doctors better evaluate how people are managing their diabetes. The good news of the approval comes amid Abbott's continued legal dispute with diagnostics company Alere. Chris NewmarkerFDA has approved Abbott Laboratories's hotly anticipated Freestyle Libre Pro continuous glucose monitoring system, Abbott announced Wednesday. The Freestyle Libre Pro includes a disposable sensor that is...
  • 4 Top Medtech Innovators

        Find out the four companies honored as finalists in the global medtech innovation competition held by the trade association AdvaMed and virtual accelerator Medtech Innovator.Kristopher SturgisAn absorbable vascular filter, AI-supported patient updates, a dynamic spinal brace system, and hope for normal life after colorectal surgery are among the products that rocketed four companies into the Medtech Innovator Finals, to be held October 19 in Minneapolis at the AdvaMed 2016...
  • 1. Adient Medical

        Founded in 2012, Adient Medical (Pearland, TX) was created to provide new absorbable medical devices that can take the place of traditional implants that require surgery or other invasive procedures to be removed or replaced over time. The company has been working in collaboration with the University of Texas to develop a new absorbable vascular filter than can help prevent pulmonary embolisms.The technology would become the world’s first absorbable inferior vena cava filter...
  • 2. Catalia Health

        Catalia Health is an intriguing new medical solutions company out of San Francisco committed to connecting patient care with the emerging capabilities of healthcare companies. Their new platform, the Mabu Healthcare Coach, seeks to combine human psychology with artificial intelligence to provide patient updates in real time.The new platform was designed to learn about individual patient personalities, condition, and treatment information over time. Unlike other technologies,...
  • 3. Green Sun Medical

        With new prosthetic technologies on the rise, Green Sun Medical (Fort Collins, CO) aims to make their mark with a new spinal brace system for patients suffering from adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The condition causes an abnormal curvature of the spine that typically appears in late childhood, resulting in an elongated “S” or “C” shape in the spine.Traditional static plastic braces have had limited therapeutic success, saving only one in three from scoliosis surgery. The...
  • 4. SafeHeal

        SafeHeal Medical (Paris) has a remarkable innovation of their own, known as the Colovac. Colvac was designed to protect patients from digestive anastomosis by reducing anastomotic complications. The device aims to help enable patients to resume normal life after colorectal surgery without the need for an artificial anus or ostomy pouch.Colovac is essentially a flexible bypass sheath that protects the anastomosis, isolating it from feces. The technology was designed to be...
  • How You Can Stay Compliant With UDI

    Want a sustainable, extendable UDI program? Here are five reasons why your medical device company needs to implement an Enterprise Labeling Solution.Laura Johnson, LoftwareWith a goal of improving patient safety, the FDA initially implemented the Unique Device Identification rule in 2013. UDI labeling regulations are being phased in through 2020 in a concerted effort to provide a comprehensive methodology for medical practitioners, caregivers, and patients to identify, track and monitor...