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.
Nuttada is developing OLA-SIMPLE, which aims to be the first instrument-free device that emulates the diagnostic capabilities of laboratory testing to provide a rapid visual readout of HIV diagnosis, viral load and drug resistance at the point of care.
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 [...]
Washington Molecular Imaging and Therapy (WAMIT) Center receives College of Engineering Strategic Research Initiatives Award
WAMIT will establish a one-of-a-kind molecular imaging center at UW to make major advances in precision medicine leading the next major wave in medical diagnosis and treatment, and significantly strengthen the infrastructure for translating scientific discoveries into clinical applications.
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.
UW Bioengineering's Innovation and Impact offers an update on our innovation in research and education, and recognizes recent student and faculty achievements.
As a peer advisor, junior and pre-med student Brittni Burgess is excited to help prospective applicants to the bioengineering major gain an inside perspective of the BioE student experience.