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News |  Fall 2017
Now accepting applications
for graduate programs!

The Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) provides an immersive graduate study experience and hands-on research opportunities at both the Virginia Tech and Wake Forest campuses.

Through our partnerships with Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, we offer degree programs in M.S., Ph.D., M.D. / Ph.D., and D.V.M. / Ph.D.

Research Areas
From tissue engineering and biomedical imaging to nanomedicine and translational cancer research, SBES faculty are pioneering discoveries and a variety of biomedical specialties.

Our program affiliates include the Virginia Tech Biocomlexity Institute, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, and Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute—among others.

Program News
$9.2 million grant puts research team on track to treat brain cancer
Virginia Tech-Wake Forest SBES faculty members have received a $9.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to pursue more effective treatments for glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
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Biomedical engineering students converge to prepare for real-world challenges in pitch contest
Students in biomedical engineering, health sciences, and business partnered this fall in a new translation and commercialization module aimed at turning research into practice.
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Biomedical spinoff company cited for innovation by national university associations
Acomhal Research, co-founded by SBES faculty member Rob Gourdie, was selected due to its potential to make major societal and economic impact. Read more

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