2023 Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering hosted at the University of Basel

The Biomaterials Science Center of the DBE organized the 2023 Annual SSBE Meeting with almost 100 participants. The program comprised of two keynotes, ten oral presentations and 43 posters about the latest developments and trends in…

Video of First Patient at the USB Receiving 3D-Printed Implant from In-House Production

This August, at the University Hospital Basel, a patient was implanted with an artificial skull cap that was manufactured in-house. The implant was fabricated for the patient at the USB using 3D printing. After years of research and…

This was the 9th DBE Research Day

For the 9th time the DBE invited speakers and guests involved in the translational research process at the DBE to its Research Day. The focus was on building an environment that is optimized for the creation of new ideas. As this involves…

This was the Medical Robotics Week and CURAC 2023

This year, the Medical Robotics Week consisted of a workshop series, the CURAC 2023 conference and the Innovation Booster Robotics. Hosted by Georg Rauter and his BIROMED-Lab at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the event showcased…

CURAC: Conference on Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery

On 24–26 August 2023, the German Society for Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery holds their annual CURAC conference in Basel. Organized by Prof. Georg Rauter, head of the BIROMED-Lab, the conference presents keynotes of leading…

Imaging Zebrafish Larvae to Evaluate Future Drugs

Future drugs must be tested to see if they harm the kidney. Cell-based assays are often used for this purpose, although it is difficult to extrapolate the results to vertebrates. Researchers of the Biomaterials Science Center and the MiNa…

5th Symposium on 3D Printing for Life Sciences

On 28 June, the 5th Symposium on 3D Printing for Life Sciences took place at Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung at the University Hospital Basel.

Yukiko Tomooka In Focus

BIROMED-Lab researcher Yukiko Tomooka is featured in the current issue of Uni News. The "In Focus" series showcases young researchers who are playing an important role in furthering the university’s international reputation.

Different perspectives support better innovation

"Different perspectives support better innovation. This is the core of the engineering way of life", says Ronit Polak. At the DBE we choose to get there in the spirit of inspiring collaboration.

DBE Summer School 2023

From 12.-16.06.2023, 23 students from the PhD program in Biomedical Engineering as well as from Swiss TPH participated in the DBE Summer School 2023 on “Good Scientific Practice: Focus Biomedical Engineering”. The Summer School took place…

Andreas A. Müller Adjunct Professor for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The University Council has appointed four adjunct professors, among them the head of the Facial & Cranial Anomalies Research Group Andreas A. Müller. His research at the DBE revolves around the simplification of orofacial cleft surgery…

Innosuisse Grant for Olivier Braissant & Bottmedical

Bottmedical, Universitäres Zentrum für Zahnmedizin Basel (UZB), University of Zurich and FHNW, secured a grant of more than 500.000 CHF for the development of orthodontic devices with natural antimicrobial substances effective against…

Innosuisse Grant for Prof. Georg Rauter

Congratulations to Prof. Georg Rauter (Head of BIROMED-Lab), Prof. Ronald Jung (Chairman Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zürich), and Dr. Christian Rähle (CTO, CAMLOG Biotechnologies GmbH) for…

Welcome Ben Suter and the Bilateral Neurocircuitry Lab

Coordination between hemispheres allows the brain to act as a unified system and be experienced as a single mind. In his Bilateral Neurocircuitry Lab, Ben Suter investigates the underlying mechanisms.

5th 3D Printing for Life Sciences Symposium

Join us on June 28, 2023, for the 5th 3D Printing for Life Sciences Symposium at the University Hospital Basel, in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and BaselArea.swiss. Explore the latest…

Grant for Dr. Nalabothu of Facial & Cranial Anomalies Research Group

Dr. Prasad Nalabothu from the Facial and Cranial Anomalies group was awarded a grant by the “Research Fund for Excellent Junior Researchers” from the University of Basel for CHF 80’000. His research focuses on Clinical application of…

DBE Annual Report 2022

The DBE proudly presents its 2022 Annual Report. A bit later than last year due to the move of the DBE at the end of 2022 and the re-installation of our workshops and labs at the beginning of 2023. As you can imagine, the move is a subject…

This is what interdisciplinary work looks like today!

Innovation, technology, and human know-how united during a tour at the DBE. Representatives of the Department of Surgery of the University Hospital immersed in current research on VR technology, hosted by Philippe Cattin. The focus was on…

DBE PhD Day 2023: A Space Walk

This year’s PhD Day of the DBE took place on 5 May at DBE’s new premises in Allschwil. The building, internally metaphorized as a spaceship, served a basis for space walks through some of our labs: 3D Print Lab, Robotics Lab, Optics Lab, VR…

Save the Date: 9th DBE Research Day on 29 August

Presentations on key achievements, problems and ideas on the matter of cross-institutional, cross-disciplinary and cross-professional research and development in biomedical engineering. The program isn't finished yet, but it appears we'll…