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.
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).
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
This award recognizes Dr. Stevens' efforts to address the clinical challenge of liver disease by building an artificial engineered liver using pluriopotent stem cells.
Wendy Thomas, associate professor of bioengineering and vice chair of academic affairs, delivered the plenary talk at Oct. 8's Strengthening STEM through Diversity event, an all-day event focused on inclusivity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Patrick Stayton, the Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering and director of the UW Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute, and Valerie Daggett, professor of bioengineering, will present 2016-2017 UW Medicine Science in Medicine Lectures.
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