BioInnovations in Brain Cancer
About the BioInnovations in Brain Cancer Initiative (BIBC)
The BIBC initiative nucleated at a Biointerfaces Institute Challenge workshop in 2013 and received follow-on funding from the Biosciences Initiative in 2019. The BIBC team represents an interdisciplinary group of technologists and brain cancer experts who are actively collaborating to make an impact on brain cancer patients.
Related Press Releases & Articles
- July 13, 2023 / Article
Artificially grown ‘mini-brains’ without animal components bring opportunities for neuroscience
Researchers at University of Michigan developed a method to produce artificially grown miniature brains — called human brain organoids — free of animal cells that could greatly improve the way neurodegenerative conditions are studied and, eventually, treated.
- August 12, 2022 / Press Release
Neuroregeneration and Cognition Challenge Seed Fund Awards
We are pleased to announce the funding selections for the MNI-BI 2022 Neuroregeneration and Cognition Challenge seed fund competition.
- August 4, 2022 / Award
2022 BI Innovator Awards
Congratulations to the 2022 BI Innovator Award Recipients. BI Innovator awards recognize members of the BI research community who are active participants in the research, innovation and translational ecosystem at BI and making a difference in our community.
- August 1, 2022 / Press Release
New members join BI’s External Advisory Board
BI welcomes Carl Gordon and Natasha Shervani of OrbiMed as new members of its External Advisory Board.
- February 18, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
BIBC Seminar – Jason Heth & Ryan Oliver
Join BIBC hear from Dr. Jason Heth and Dr. Ryan Oliver on their work in the clinical treatment of brain metastasis and the engineering of 3D models to better understand and prevent tumor metastasis.
- January 21, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
BIBC Seminar – A. Schwendeman & Greg Thurber
The BIBC seminar will showcase the multidisciplinary research of faculty studying brain cancer biology and novel technologies that can be used for brain cancer diagnosis and treatment.
- November 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
BIBC Hybrid Seminar Series: Dr. Wajd Al-Holou & Dr. Todd Hollon
- July 22, 2021 / Press Release
BioInnovations in Brain Cancer launches faculty search
The BioInnovations in Brain Cancer Initiative (BIBC) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position at any level in brain cancer biology and technology research (including, drug/molecular transport/imaging in the brain tissue; translation-focused glioma, epigenetics and/or scRNA-seq research; and non-viral nucleic acid delivery).
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.
- May 21, 2021 / Press Release
Congratulations to James Moon, Sunitha Nagrath, Anna Schwendeman and Anish Tuteja on being promoted to Professor!
- May 17, 2021 / Award
2021 BI Innovator Awardees
Congratulations to the 2021 BI Innovator Award Recipients. BI Innovator awards recognize members of the BI research community who are active participants in the research, innovation and translational ecosystem at BI and making a difference in our community.