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Deok-Ho Kim receives $1.7M NIH R01 to develop tissue engineered human neuromuscular junctions for modeling axonal neuropathy

In this project, Dr. Kim and colleagues will apply novel stem cell and tissue engineering strategies to investigate underlying etiology of a common debilitating peripheral neuropathy (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease; CMT).

By | January 13th, 2017|

UW Bioengineering eNews – Fall/Winter 2016

The latest update on UW Bioengineering's advances in research, education, translation and outreach, and the recent achievements of our students and faculty.

By | December 14th, 2016|

Online Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering prepares working professionals to drive drug discovery, development

In this professional master's degree program, students gain cutting-edge knowledge in basic bioscience, drug discovery and pharmaceutics, and learn how to apply their expertise to market-based demands of pharmaceutical industry.

By | December 13th, 2016|

Bioengineering Outreach and Honors team adapts toys for children with disabilities at holiday toy hack event

At the TCAT Hack for Access: Holiday Toy Event on Sunday December 11, volunteers from UW and the Seattle community adapted toys for children with disabilities – just in time for the holidays!

By | December 13th, 2016|

Albert Folch featured in “3D Bioprinting Revolution Solidifies Gains” article

Image: A 3D-printed four-valve switch (left) is shown connected to a 3D-printed cell culture chamber (right). [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

King 5 TV features toy hack event co-hosted by UW Bioengineering Outreach

Image: BioE Ph.D. student Molly Mollica talks with Seattle's King 5 TV about the importance [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

Ph.D. grad Joshua Buser engineers low-cost diagnostics, mentors next generation

A drive to engineer solutions to global health problems compelled recent Yager lab Ph.D. graduate Joshua Buser to pursue bioengineering. He aims to bring diagnostic testing to low-resource settings – and increase access to affordable health care closer to home.

By | December 9th, 2016|

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|

BioE honors team trains clinicians in toy adaptation

On November 29, the WHAT! (Washington Has Adapted Toys!) Bioengineering Honors team trained 9 clinicians at UW Valley Medical Center’s Children’s Therapy in toy adaptation for children with disabilities.

By | December 6th, 2016|