• Yager diagnostic device
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    Yager infectious disease test mentioned in Puget Sound Business Journal

Yager infectious disease test mentioned in Puget Sound Business Journal

A test for infectious disease intended for use in low-resource settings in development by UW Bioengineering professor Paul Yager and industry partners featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

3-D imaging eases “liquid facelift” complications

UW Bioengineering professor Ruikang Wang and his lab has pioneered fine-resolution, non-invasive imaging technology called optical microangiography which allows visualization and analysis of small blood vessels.

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    Titanium-based materials fight oral bacteria, lead to new patent

Titanium-based materials fight oral bacteria, lead to new patent

Research conducted by UW Bioengineering professor Dr. James Bryers and collaborators in the UW School of Dentistry, which aimed to discover new ways to use titanium-based materials to fight oral bacteria, has resulted in a recently patented antibacterial agent.

Albert Folch Elected AIMBE Fellow

UW Bioengineering associate professor Albert Folch has been elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2015.

Buddy Ratner selected as 2014 POLY Fellow

Buddy Ratner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW, has been selected as a 2014 POLY Fellow of the Polymer Division of the American Chemical Society. This prestigious award recognizes the most outstanding achievements in and contributions to polymer science and the profession.

  • Demonstration of diagnostic device using sugar concentrations to delay fluid flow
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    A spoonful of sugar helps fluid flow in microfluidic devices

A spoonful of sugar helps fluid flow in microfluidic devices

UW Bioengineering research assistant professor Dr. Barry Lutz and colleagues have demonstrated the concept of “programming” paper microfluidic devices with various concentrations of sugar to control the speed of fluid flow

Charles Murry, François Baneyx named AAAS fellows

UW Bioengineering professor Dr. Charles Murry (joint in Cardiology and Pathology) and adjunct faculty Dr. François Baneyx (professor of Chemical Engineering) are among 5 UW faculty members recently named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows.

Cecilia Giachelli receives UW Postdoc Assoc. mentor award

UW Bioengineering acting chair and professor Cecilia Giachelli has received the UW Postdoc Association’s outstanding mentor award.

UW Bioengineering welcomes BMES to Seattle, Hosts Lab Tours

Seattle hosted the 2013 BMES Annual Meeting, and UW Bioengineering student, faculty and staff volunteers were present in force to welcome, engage and educate over 4,000 conference attendees.

Barry Lutz on Diagnostics for Global Health

UW Bioengineering research assistant professor Barry Lutz discusses recent developments in point of care diagnostics research in an article for the Project Syndicate website.