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    Senior Brittney McKenzie is developing paper diagnostic devices to improve lives at home and around the world

Senior Brittney McKenzie is developing paper diagnostic devices to improve lives at home and around the world

In the weeks before graduation, Brittney is finalizing work on a device she hopes will change lives around the world.

By |July 31st, 2013|Diversity, News, Students

Joan Sanders develops smarter prosthetics

UW Bioengineering professor Dr. Joan Sanders is leading efforts to develop a device which continuously monitors the minute-by-minute changes in residual limb volume experienced by amputees. This technology could one […]

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    UW receives $10 million to develop paper-based diagnostic device

UW receives $10 million to develop paper-based diagnostic device

UW has received nearly $10 million from the US Department of Defense to continue a project aimed at developing a small paper-based test for infectious disease. This project is led […]

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    Ph.D. student Jeremiah Wander and research in brain-computer interfaces featured in UW Today

Ph.D. student Jeremiah Wander and research in brain-computer interfaces featured in UW Today

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Jeremiah Wander, who works with adjunct faculty Dr. Rajesh Rao (associate professor of UW Computer Science & Engineering), was featured in a recent UW News and […]

By |July 30th, 2013|News, Students
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    Buddy Ratner develops biomaterial designed to resist body’s natural attack response

Buddy Ratner develops biomaterial designed to resist body’s natural attack response

UW Bioengineering professor Dr. Buddy Ratner has developed a biomaterial that resists the body’s natural attack response to foreign objects. This material is made with a positively and negatively charged […]

Gene Therapy May Aid Failing Hearts

UW Bioengineering professors Dr. Michael Regnier and Dr. Chuck Murry (joint professor in Pathology and Cardiology) are exploring the potential of gene therapy to increase heart muscle function. The team […]

  • UW Bioengineering assistant professor Dr. Xiaohu Gao and senior fellow Dr. Pavel Zrazehvskiy
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    Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

UW Bioengineering associate professor Dr. Xiaohu Gao leads a team which has developed a new method for color-coding cells, allowing scientists to test for up to 100 biomarkers in a […]

UW Bioengineering Hosts 2013 Youth Ethics Summit

UW Bioengineering lecturer Dr. Alyssa Taylor co-organized this event with the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research. This event, hosted in Foege on March 2, brought students from around the Puget […]

Deok-Ho Kim receives grant to study muscular dystrophy

UW Bioengineering assistant professor Dr. Deok-Ho Kim is highlighted in a feature on the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) website. Dr. Kim was recently awarded a 3-year grant from MDA to […]

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    Electrically spun fabric offers dual defense against pregnancy, HIV

Electrically spun fabric offers dual defense against pregnancy, HIV

  UW Bioengineering assistant professor Dr. Kim Woodrow is leading efforts to develop a versatile platform to offer contraception and prevent HIV: an electrically spun cloth made of tiny fibers […]