UW Bioengineering and Pathology announce new assistant professors Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens. They will be part of the UW heart regeneration program.
UW Bioengineering’s Distinguished Lecturer Series invites internationally recognized leaders in the field of bioengineering to present their work and to engage with our faculty, students and trainees.
Learn about advances in research made by UW Bioengineering faculty and students in 2015, as well as the many awards and honors they have received in the past year.
“Engineering Personalized Medicine”
Molly S. Shoichet, Ph.D.
University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto
BioE alumna Sharon Newman and UW otolaryngology resident Angelique Berens teamed up to use 3D printing to create a pediatric rib cage model that aspiring surgeons can use to practice making new ears.
Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim has been named a 2015 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) by the Biomedical Engineering Society. Dr. Kim was recognized for the development of a nanopatterned human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived model of a dystrophin-null cardiomyopathic phenotype.
A recent episode of Eric Chudler’s TV program BrainWorks presents the issue of sports-related concussions, and demonstrates to kids and parents how to prevent and protect growing brains from injury
UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor Suzie Pun has been selected as a 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador in recognition of her contributions to and innovation in the field of biomaterials and drug delivery. The AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador Program seeks to cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors who promote global understanding of the critical role of invention and innovation.
Paul Yager receives over $4M to continue developing paper-based diagnostic device, amongst top Q2 2015 UW Medicine research award recipients
UW Bioengineering Professor Paul Yager has received $4,197,407 to continue developing a highly sensitive, inexpensive and simple paper-based device for diagnosing infectious disease in low-resource environments. With this new funding, Dr. Yager is the third-highest recipient of funding amongst UW Medicine faculty in Q2 2015.
UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Kim Woodrow has been selected to present a UW Medicine 2015 New Investigator Lecture, part of the Science in Medicine Lecture Series. Dr. Woodrow will present her talk on Wednesday, October 28, 1-2 p.m. at Health Sciences Building’s Turner Auditorium (D-209).