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.
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.
UW Bioengineering’s Eric Chudler and his UW team won a 2017 Northwest Regional Emmy Award for the program, “BrainWorks: Exercise and the Brain.”
UW Bioengineering’s Jasmine Fuerte-Stone is one of the first three STARS students graduating with engineering degrees. She completed the five-year program in just four years.
UW Bioengineering seeks to create global health learning and research partnerships in developing countries. Fact-finding visits include Bangladesh, Peru and Nepal.
Two UW Bioengineering-affiliated teams won prizes at the 2017 UW Business Plan Competition May 25, including Best Innovation/Technology Idea Prize for A-Alpha Bio.
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.
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.
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UW Bioengineering announces three new assistant professors in neuroengineering (Andre Brendt, Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad joint with Electrical Engineering, and Amy Orsborn joint with Electrical Engineering) and one assistant professor in immunoenginering (Hao Yuan Kueh).