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UW Bioengineering welcomes Soraya Bailey as MAB design instructor

Teaching engineering students to create thoughtful, user-focused design, and connecting her students with clinicians and public health experts is Soraya Bailey’s professional passion.

By | December 6th, 2018|

Cardiac systems simulation expert Patrick Boyle joins UW Bioengineering

Computational cardiology expert Patrick Boyle joined UW Bioengineering in September as an Assistant Professor. He will lead the Cardiac Systems Simulation (CardSS) Lab at UW, with the goal to engineer new methods for preventing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.

By | December 5th, 2018|

Stem cells restore working heart muscle in monkeys after heart failure

Monkeys with heart failure regrew working heart muscle after receiving human stem cells, report a UW team led by Charles Murry, professor of bioengineering, pathology and cardiology/medicine.

By | July 6th, 2018|

Master’s student Dylan Guelig developing rapid flu, Ebola tests with focus on global health

UW Bioengineering master's student Dylan Guelig is developing a cartridge-style two-dimensional paper network test that can detect minute amounts of proteins present in deadly flu viruses as well as a similar test for the Ebola virus.

By | June 9th, 2018|

New technique adheres cancer-fighting agents to prostate tumors

Dr. Xiaohu Gao, professor of bioengineering, and Eva Corey, in UW Medicine’s Department of Urology, have developed a new way to deliver cancer-killing genetic material to prostate tumors that overcomes past hurdles. Their work appears today in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

By | April 2nd, 2018|

Donald Baker – UW Bioengineering pioneer of medical ultrasound – has died at age 85

Donald W. Baker, former professor in UW Bioengineering and in Electrical Engineering, and inventor whose device has enabled life-saving imaging for millions of patients, passed away Feb. 27, 2018.

By | March 5th, 2018|

50 years of engineering better health for a boundless future

The 2017-2018 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of UW’s Center for Bioengineering and the 20th anniversary of the creation of the UW Department of Bioengineering, a department jointly operated by the UW School of Medicine and College of Engineering.

By | July 12th, 2017|

Jimmy Carter, Bill Gates brave howling winds to open new bioengineering and genomic sciences building

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke at the opening of the new William H. Foege Genome Sciences and Bioengineering Building on the UW campus in March 2006.

By | July 11th, 2017|

Nationally ranked bioengineering department gets its first endowed professorship

The University of Washington’s nationally ranked Department of Bioengineering has established its first endowed professorship, a move that will help the department maintain its leading role in the fast-paced field of bioengineering, officials announced in November 2000.

By | July 11th, 2017|

Alyssa Taylor Honored June 6 with Award for Excellence in Science Education

UW Bioengineering Senior Lecturer Alyssa Taylor received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Science Education from the Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS) June 6 at a banquet in Seattle.

By | June 30th, 2017|