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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 Dr. Charles Murry, professor of bioengineering.

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|

Molly Mollica, BioE Ph.D. Student, Wins Husky Seed Funds for Toy ADAPT Project

Molly Mollica, a Ph.D. student in the UW Bioengineering department, was one of three UW students to win funding from the Husky Seed Fund for 2017-2018. She will use the funds for her Husky ADAPT project, which adapts toys for children with disabilities.

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Ph.D. student Zheng Li wins “People’s Choice Award” in UW’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Zheng Li, a UW Bioengineering doctoral student, won the “People’s Choice Award” in the UW’s first-ever Three-Minute Thesis competition May 15.

By | June 9th, 2017|