Lara Gamble named Fellow of AVS

Dr. Gamble is recognized for her continued development of novel biomedical surface analysis tools and methodology for advancing our understanding of diagnostic devices and biological materials.

2015-16 undergraduate scholarships announced

Ten UW Bioengineering undergraduates have received College of Engineering and Department of Bioengineering scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Most scholarship award decisions were made on the basis of merit, […]

UW Bioengineering eNews – Spring/Summer 2015

Read the Spring-Summer 2015 issue of UW Bioengineering eNews for the latest on how our students and faculty are inventing the future of medicine.

  • Bioengineering lecturer Alyssa Taylor working with student
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    Lecturer Alyssa Taylor recognized for teaching excellence, promoting academic discovery

Lecturer Alyssa Taylor recognized for teaching excellence, promoting academic discovery

Instead of pursuing a tenure-track faculty position or a job in industry, UW Bioengineering Lecturer Alyssa Taylor decided to focus on her passion for undergraduate education and become a course lecturer. Today, Dr. Taylor is recognized for her work teaching and mentoring BioE students, and promoting academic discovery in the department community.

  • Patrick Hsieh, UW Bioengineering alumnus
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    Alumnus Patrick Hsieh confronts challenges in cardiac stem cell therapy

Alumnus Patrick Hsieh confronts challenges in cardiac stem cell therapy

UW Bioengineering alumnus Patrick Hsieh is confronting these challenges by developing stem cell therapy strategies for treating cardiovascular disease and preventing heart failure. Dr. Hsieh’s research focuses on developing drug delivery and biomaterials that promote the survival, retention and integration of cardiac stem cells.

  • Empreva BioE team leaders
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    Students win Second Place, Finalist, Best Idea Prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

Students win Second Place, Finalist, Best Idea Prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

Five UW Bioengineering student-led teams won over $30,000 of start-up funding at the 18th annual UW Business Plan Competition. The competition offers entrepreneurial students an opportunity to turn their ideas into compelling and viable startups. BioE teams won seven of the 14 prizes in the competition, including the second place and finalist prizes.

  • Natacha Lou Comandante
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    Natacha Lou Comandante to participate in MIT Summer Research Program

Natacha Lou Comandante to participate in MIT Summer Research Program

Natacha Lou Comandante will be participating in the 2015 MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP). She will work with Dr. Michael Mitchell in the Langer lab of MIT’s Biological Engineering Department for two months.

2015 – 2016 UW Coulter TRP Program New Awardees

The University of Washington Coulter Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 awardees of Coulter funding to support commercialization of medical research. Five teams of university faculty won $100,000 – $150,000 grants in June 2015.

  • BioE Awards Recipients: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin
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    2015 BioE Awards Recipient Profiles: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin

2015 BioE Awards Recipient Profiles: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin

Profiles of the 2015 BioE Awards recipients: Suzie Pun (Outstanding Faculty Mentor), Nuttada Panpradist (Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor), Ted Chen (Outstanding Graduate Student TA) and Colleen Irvin (Outstanding Staff Member).

  • Sharon Newman with RAVEN surgical robot
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    Senior Sharon Newman receives Fulbright, Whitaker fellowships, will travel to Europe to advance neuroprosthetics research

Senior Sharon Newman receives Fulbright, Whitaker fellowships, will travel to Europe to advance neuroprosthetics research

After she graduates in June 2015, Sharon will spend the next year applying her expertise in neuroprosthetics, robotics and engineering while building relationships with universities and hospitals in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.