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Amy Orsborn offers advice to women in STEM in Bustle.com article

Amy Orsborn, who will join UW in January 2018 as the Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering, discusses her work in improving brain-computer interfaces and offers advice to women in STEM.

By | March 23rd, 2017|

UW Bioengineering eNews – Winter/Spring 2017

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Student Highlights | Alumni Highlights | Community Highlights [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|

$15 million award planned for Center for Dialysis Innovation

Northwest Kidney Centers announces gift to UW over 5-year span SEATTLE, Wash. (March 13, 2017): [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Efren Lee works to improve PET/CT gold standard, safety

Efren Lee aims to advance PET/CT imaging technology to help physicians better plan and evaluate the success of individualized treatment, and to improve patient outcomes. Efren works with Paul Kinahan, UW professor of radiology and adjunct faculty in BioE, in the Imaging Research Laboratory.

By | March 10th, 2017|

Eric Chudler interviewed by KING 5’s New Day Northwest about “Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain”

Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and executive director of the Center of Sensorimotor [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|

New technology images fetal brain activity in 4D

Researchers at the University of Washington have pioneered a way to image activity in a baby’s brain before birth, opening a window on how fetal brains develop. Led by Colin Studholme, UW joint professor of bioengineering and pediatrics, the researchers developed a method that creates a four-dimensional reconstruction of brain activity.

By | March 13th, 2017|

Call for applications: Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant

The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors. Application deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017.

By | March 16th, 2017|

UW plans for imaging center that will link diagnostics and therapy

To help lead the next major wave in medical diagnosis and treatment, the University of Washington is planning a molecular imaging center to bring individualized, precision medicine to patients. The UW held a symposium on Feb. 16, bringing leading researchers to campus to join in discussions shaping the new center.

By | March 10th, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Michael Butler

Michael Butler shares how a math academy summer camp led him to discover the BioE major, and pursue a double major in Applied and Computational Math Sciences. He talks about his experience studying abroad, his and his plans to teach English in Spain after graduation, and later pursue a career in industry and graduate school.

By | March 7th, 2017|

Eric Chudler leads 2017 UW Brain Awareness Week Open House outreach event

At the event, Dr. Chudler gave a presentation to the students, and the students participated in hands-on exhibits led by UW faculty, staff and students, including handling real brains. The event recognizes the national Brain Awareness Week to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.

By | March 7th, 2017|