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BMC Biomedical Engineering is indexed in PubMed Central now!

We are proud to announce that BMC Biomedical Engineering is now indexed in PubMed Central (PMC). All previously published articles on BMC Biomedical Engineering are retrievable on PubMed. 

As an open access journal and part of the BMC Series family, BMC Biomedical Engineering has made significant progress since it published its first article in January 2019. We invite the researchers in biomedical engineering to submit your manuscripts to BMC Biomedical Engineering to benefit from an efficient & rigorous review process, open access, and indexing in multiple Indexing Services  including PubMed Central.

Featured article: Quaternions for the kinematic analysis of human movement

The paper reviews the utility of quaternions. Representations of rigid body orientations are discussed with the use of unit quaternions in three dimensions; Quaternions and other methods (Euler angles, Cardan angles) are compared. It is concluded that quaternions are of great utility for the kinematic analysis of human movement.

Featured article: Engineering adipose tissue for modeling disease

This review discussed the applications of tissue-engineered adipose tissue for disease modeling, provided a basic background to adipose depots, and described 3D in vitro adipose models for obesity, diabetes, and cancer research applications.

Featured article: Robots in laparoscopic surgery

Robots used for laparoscopic surgery is one of the most active areas of surgical robots. This article is an overview of the research and development of laparoscope-holder robots, master-slave robots and hand-held robotic forceps.

Succeeding as a woman in biomedical engineering

In this interview, our Editorial Advisor Chae-Ok Yun shares  insights into her daily working life, the difficulties she had to overcome during her early steps and provides advice for your young women aspiring to become engineers.

Data support service

Authors submitting to this journal can opt to use a new service that will make it easier to share research data.

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Aims and scope

BMC Biomedical Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of biomedical engineering, including fundamental, translational and clinical research. It combines tools and methods from biology and medicine with mathematics, physical sciences and engineering towards the understanding of human biology and disease and the improvement of human health.

Sections:
  • Biomaterials, nanomedicine and tissue engineering
  • Medical technologies, robotics and rehabilitation engineering
  • Biosensors and bioelectronics
  • Computational and systems biology
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Imaging

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Editor

Lingling Tian, BMC


Chair

Sang Yup Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science andTechnology


Section Editors

António Veloso, University of Lisbon

Yong Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Zhi Yang, University of Minnesota

Dimitrios Zeugolis, NUI Galway

Sang Yup Lee

Dr. Sang Yup Lee is Distinguished Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is currently the Dean of KAIST Institutes, Director of BioProcess Engineering Research Center, and Director of Bioinformatics Research Center. He has published more than 580 journal papers, 82 books/book chapters, and more than 630 patents.

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More BMC Series journals in the physical sciences and engineering

The BMC Series is continuing to expand into the physical sciences and engineering disciplines. Find out more about this exciting new direction for the portfolio and related titles here

Benefit from our free funding service

We offer a free open access support service to make it easier for you to discover and apply for article-processing charge (APC) funding.

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