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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|

Lara Gamble elected to AVS Board of Directors for 2017-18

AVS (American Vacuum Society) is an international community of scientists, engineers and instrument manufacturers which strives to promote research and communicate knowledge in the important areas of surface, interface, vacuum and thin film science/technology for the advancement of humankind.

By | November 15th, 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|

Buddy Ratner co-directs new Center for Dialysis Innovation

The CDI hopes to improve the health and well-being of people with advanced kidney disease. Its. vision is that future dialysis therapy will be complication-free and completely restorative of kidney health.

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|

Nuttada Panpradist wins $50,000 Third Place APF Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare

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.

By | October 13th, 2016|