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Wendy Thomas selected for 2016 UW Distinguished Teaching Award

UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Wendy Thomas was selected for a 2016 UW Distinguished Teaching Award. This award recognizes Dr. Thomas's outstanding teaching and mentoring, excellence in research, selfless contributions to service at UW and beyond, and her efforts to champion inclusion.

By | March 29th, 2016|

Scientific American: Paper diagnostic tests could save thousands of lives

Paul Yager and other researchers are developingfast, inexpensive, highly sensitive and simple disease testing technology that anyone can use, anywhere, without needing access to power, running water or special equipment. The devices could lead to faster treatment, limit spread of infectious disease, save hundreds of thousands of lives and reduce the cost of health care.

By | March 29th, 2016|

Patrick Stayton named Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering

Boldly pursuing the forefront of molecular engineering and nanotechnology, Patrick Stayton embodies UW Bioengineering’s mission to invent the future of medicine.

By | March 14th, 2016|

Charles Murry’s winding path to the forefront of stem cell science

UW professor of pathology, bioengineering and medicine/cardiology Charles Murry's career led him from medical school to a PhD and back again, to his current work at the forefront of cardiac stem cell science and engineering.

By | March 9th, 2016|

Controlled Release Society to hold Dr. Allan Hoffman Recognition Event & Reception

The Controlled Release Society (CRS) Board of Directors extends a cordial invitation to an evening of celebration in honor of Dr. Allan Hoffman, UW Bioengineering Professor Emeritus the recipient of the 2016 CRS Foundation Award.

By | March 9th, 2016|

TAxI peptide shuttles protein cargo into spinal cord

Drew Sellers, Suzie Pun and collaborators have demonstrated that a small peptide called TAxI, or Targeted Axonal Import, shows promise as a treatment strategy for ALS and other notoriously difficult to treat motor neuron diseases.

By | February 17th, 2016|

Colin Studholme to present 2015-16 UW Medicine Science in Medicine Lecture

In his Feb. 25 Science in Medicine lecture "Mapping Living Human Brain Structure and Function Before Birth," joint UW Professor of Pediatrics and Bioengineering Colin Studholme will describe his group's efforts to develop methods to safely study the human brain before birth.

By | February 10th, 2016|

Electroconductive nanopatterned substrates enhance myongenic differentiation and maturation

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim and collaborators have demonstrated the ability of electroconductive nanopatterned substrates to enhance the maturation and differentiation of skeletal muscle cells.

By | January 28th, 2016|

Stir no more: Gao lab shows that draining speeds up bioassays

Gao lab's "soak, drain, repeat" approach could reduce time waiting for an assay to produce results from hours and days to mere minutes.

By | January 8th, 2016|

Suzie Pun named 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Suzie Pun, the UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, was recently named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction given to academic inventors who demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and societal welfare.

By | December 22nd, 2015|