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2018 Hoffman Lecture: Stuart Cooper, “50 Years of Polyurethane Biomaterials: The Search for Blood Compatibility and Biostability”

2018's Allan S. Hoffman Lecture will feature Stuart L. Cooper, Ph.D., the Distinguished College of Engineering Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Ohio State University.

By | October 16th, 2018|

Former Giachelli lab postdoc Mary Wallingford defines new directions for obstetric cardiovascular medicine

At UW, former Giachelli Lab postdoc Mary Wallingford pursued novel research aimed at advancing knowledge of the body's least understood organ, the placenta. Now as an assistant professor at Tufts University, Dr. Wallingford pursues new directions for improving obstetric cardiovascular medicine.

By | October 16th, 2018|

Herbert Sauro to lead $6.5M NIH-funded Center for Reproducible Biomedical Modeling

UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Herbert Sauro will lead the $6.5M NIH-funded Center for Reproducible Biomedical Modeling, which aims to develop more predictive models of biological systems for research and medicine.

By | August 20th, 2018|

Deok-Ho Kim receives inaugural IEEE New Innovator in NANOMED award

The New Innovator in NANOMED 2018 award, from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional early career technical advancement and innovation in the field of nano/molecular medicine and engineering.

By | September 16th, 2018|

UW Bioengineering ranked fourth among biomedical engineering programs by 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

The study, compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked more than 4,000 universities in 52 subjects across engineering, and the natural, life, medical and social sciences.

By | July 22nd, 2018|

Suzie Pun elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences 2018

Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, is one of 14 UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2018. The academy’s mission is “to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policymaking in Washington, and to increase the role and visibility of science in the state.”

By | July 22nd, 2018|

A-Alpha Bio turns research into impact

Learning the language of business, with the help of UW's Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, enabled the A-Alpha Bio team to launch their ideas from the lab to a startup company, and introduce their technology to Seattle's entrepreneurship community and beyond.

By | July 16th, 2018|

A ribonucleoprotein octamer for targeted siRNA delivery

Professor Xiaohu Gao and colleagues have created a new way to target prostate tumors that overcomes past challenges of designing effective drug delivery methods. This versatile nanocarrier design should offer opportunities for the clinical translation of therapies based on intracellularly acting biologics.

By | July 4th, 2018|

Mobile Phone Ratiometric Imaging Enables Highly Sensitive Fluorescence Lateral Flow Immunoassays without External Optical Filters

Professor Paul Yager's lab has created a method that enables optical-filter free mobile imaging for medical diagnostics, a first step towards enabling a new generation of highly sensitive, point-of-care fluorescence assays.

By | July 4th, 2018|

Desktop-Stereolithography 3D-Printing of a Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-Based Material with Sylgard-184 Properties

Professor Albert Folch's lab reports on the formulation, characterization, and SL application of a 3D?printable PDMS resin (3DP?PDMS) based on commercially available PDMS?methacrylate macromers, a high?efficiency photoinitiator and a high?absorbance photosensitizer. 3DP?PDMS resin enables assembly?free, automated, digital manufacturing of PDMS, which should facilitate the prototyping of devices for microfluidics, organ?on?chip platforms, soft robotics, flexible electronics, and sensors, among others.

By | July 4th, 2018|