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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|

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|

Anna Blakney, Mary Wallingford selected for MIT’s Rising Stars in Biomedical

Ph.D. graduate Anna Blakney and senior fellow Mary Wallingford were selected to participate in Rising Stars in Biomedical, held at MIT November 9-10, 2016.

By | November 30th, 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|

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

Photo: Northwest Kidney Institute Release originally appeared on UW Health Sciences NewsBeat on November 14, [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|

Call for applications: 2017 Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant (BCTG)

We are pleased to announce a call for applications to the Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|