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Four Bioengineering professors receive WRF grant for pioneering life-science projects

UW Bioengineering faculty have been awarded major new grant funding by the Washington Research [...]

2024-06-12T11:04:15-07:00June 12th, 2024|

Ayokunle Olanrewaju receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awarded UW Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor [...]

2024-06-12T05:31:32-07:00June 12th, 2024|

NIH provides major support to CRBM for advancing reproducible biomedical modeling

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has committed a multi-million-dollar grant to support the CRBM at the University of Washington.

2024-06-10T11:56:24-07:00June 10th, 2024|

UW researchers discover a link between bacterial infections and Alzheimer’s disease

UW Bioengineering's Valerie Daggett and other UW researchers discover a link between bacterial infections and Alzheimer's disease (AD)

2024-05-30T07:04:49-07:00May 14th, 2024|

Patrick Boyle and Princess Imoukhuede receive 2024 ITHS Awards

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Patrick Boyle and Bioengineering Professor and Chair Princess Imoukhuede have [...]

2024-05-01T11:27:28-07:00January 9th, 2024|

Bioengineers Connect: An evening of networking and inspiration

Bioengineers Connect, a UW Bioengineering initiative, brought together alumni and students for a networking dinner to share experiences and aspirations.

2024-05-01T06:46:00-07:00May 1st, 2024|

Forging Future Leaders: How a chance encounter led to a new Leadership in STEM course

Azadeh Yazdan, associate professor and Kathy Leach, Ph.D., a former UW BioE postdoc research associate, cultivate the next generation of STEM leaders

2024-04-25T06:32:06-07:00April 25th, 2024|

Bridging knowledge gaps: Brain Health Learning Network program aims to educate and empower older adults

Eric Chudler, UW Bioengineering research associate professor, is leading a program that will help people understand neuroscientific research

2024-03-05T12:43:14-08:00March 5th, 2024|

Advancing knowledge of vascular calcification for better human health

About the NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) [...]

2024-02-14T10:57:47-08:00February 14th, 2024|

Nancy Allbritton elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Nancy Allbritton, dean of the University of Washington College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

2024-02-23T09:09:00-08:00February 7th, 2024|

In Memoriam: Allan Hoffman, October 27, 1932 – December 15, 2023

Recognized as the international “ambassador for biomaterials,” Professor Emeritus Allan S. Hoffman joined the UW [...]

2024-02-06T05:55:13-08:00January 4th, 2024|

New faculty member Elizabeth Wayne works to modulate immune cells to fight disease

Elizabeth (Liz) Wayne, UW bioengineering’s newest faculty member, is joining the department as assistant [...]

2023-12-06T13:51:26-08:00December 6th, 2023|

Unraveling the mysteries of malaria: A breakthrough study in 3D brain microvessel models

Malaria, a mosquito-borne disease caused by Plasmodium parasites, is a global health concern, with [...]

2023-11-21T11:10:13-08:00November 21st, 2023|

Paul Kinahan and Cross-Organizational Team Awarded ARPA-H Funding

In an important development for biomedical imaging research, Paul Kinahan, joint professor of Bioengineering [...]

2023-11-20T11:45:07-08:00November 20th, 2023|

Amy Orsborn receives distinguished faculty fellowship

Amy Orsborn, the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering and [...]

2023-11-16T10:02:24-08:00November 16th, 2023|

Promising research for enhancing brain health through neural stimulation

Karam Khateeb, a PhD student in Associate Professor Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad’s lab, has [...]

2023-11-15T06:19:56-08:00November 13th, 2023|

Ayokunle Olanrewaju honored with the Rogel Faculty Support Award

Ayokunle (Ayo) Olanrewaju, assistant professor for UW Bioengineering, has been awarded a Rogel Faculty [...]

2023-11-06T11:42:00-08:00November 6th, 2023|

Orsborn lab awarded NIH grant to improve brain-computer interfaces for movement disorders

Amy Orsborn, Clare Boothe Luce assistant professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering [...]

2023-12-12T08:08:43-08:00November 1st, 2023|

Pollack lab shows that it’s not just the heart that pumps blood

Is blood driven by the heart alone? UW Bioengineering Research Scientist Zheng Li and [...]

2023-12-07T11:27:55-08:00October 25th, 2023|

Faculty Promotions: Mike Averkiou and Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad

The UW Department of Bioengineering is excited to announce that faculty members Mike Averkiou [...]

2023-10-17T08:39:32-07:00October 17th, 2023|

Kelly Stevens, Azadeh Yazdan to present 2023-24 Science in Medicine Lectures

Kelly Stevens, associate professor of bioengineering and of laboratory medicine and pathology, and Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad, [...]

2023-12-01T05:34:21-08:00September 27th, 2023|

UW biosensor research wins prestigious innovation honor

Andre Berndt is recognized by the 2022 McKnight award for work that “fundamentally changes [...]

2022-08-29T09:18:59-07:00August 23rd, 2022|
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