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BioE families foster community, mentoring, leadership for undergraduates

Bioengineering has become a popular undergraduate major, and the cohort size has grown. New BioE 'families' seek to maintain the cohort's sense of community, and offer undergrads opportunities for leadership, mentoring.

By | December 7th, 2016|

UW, Academia Sinica researchers develop “drug capture system” to treat limb ischemia

UW Bioengineering faculty James Lai, Suzie Pun and Patrick Stayton, and BioE Ph.D. alumnus and affiliate faculty member Patrick Hsieh, are among contributing authors of a paper describing a novel treatment for limb ischemia.

By | December 6th, 2016|

Allan Hoffman, David Baker and Miqin Zhang recognized among 2016’s ‘highly cited researchers’

BioE's Professor Emeritus Allan Hoffman, and adjunct faculty David Baker and Miqin Zhang are among 29 UW researchers to be included on 2016's "Highly Cited Researchers" report by Clarivate Analytics.

By | November 28th, 2016|

Lara Gamble elected to AVS Board of Directors for 2017-18

AVS (American Vacuum Society) is an international community of scientists, engineers and instrument manufacturers which strives to promote research and communicate knowledge in the important areas of surface, interface, vacuum and thin film science/technology for the advancement of humankind.

By | November 15th, 2016|

Neuroscience in India: Eric Chudler travels to Sherbaling Monastery to teach Tibetan monks

Research Associate Professor Eric Chudler traveled to Sherbaling Monastery, near Bir, India to teach Tibetan Buddhist monks about neuroscience. Each year since 2011, Dr. Chudler has made the journey to visit the Tibetan monastic community through the Science for Monks program.

By | November 15th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering: Building Global Excellence in Neuroengineering and Immunoengineering Research

UW Bioengineering announces three new assistant professors in neuroengineering (Andre Brendt, Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad joint with Electrical Engineering, and Amy Orsborn joint with Electrical Engineering) and one assistant professor in immunoenginering (Hao Yuan Kueh).

By | October 26th, 2016|

Kelly Stevens Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor in UW Bioengineering and in Pathology, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award in support of her work to build artificial human tissues from stem cells, and to remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.

By | October 4th, 2016|

Buddy Ratner co-directs new Center for Dialysis Innovation

The CDI hopes to improve the health and well-being of people with advanced kidney disease. Its. vision is that future dialysis therapy will be complication-free and completely restorative of kidney health.

By | November 14th, 2016|

College of Engineering features Bioengineers without Borders team’s project to create portable anesthesia device for developing countries

Photo: Eric Swanson and David Peeler, Bioengineers Without Borders team members and Bioengineering graduate students. A [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|

Pun lab researchers win national cancer treatment nanotech challenge

The researchers were selected for their proposal and business plan to develop a targeted drug delivery system for breast cancer which targets a specific population of tumor-promoting cells.

By | September 20th, 2016|