Allan S. Hoffman Endowed Lecture Presents Buddy Ratner, Ph.D. Joint Professor of Bioengineering and [...]
Sophomore Fang-Hua (Flora) Hu and senior Rachel Shi win honors.
Monocytes contribute to a pro-healing response in 40 µm diameter uniform-pore, precision-templated scaffolds
Nathan R Chan, Billanna Hwang, Buddy D Ratner, James D BryersJournal of Tissue Engineering and [...]
First vascular graft biomaterial with tuned mechanical properties, healing optimized.
This is the Center for Dialysis Innovation’s third KidneyX award.
Biomaterials expert Buddy Ratner, joint professor in UW Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, will receive the 2021 Bioelastomer Award
UW bioengineer Buddy Ratner and his collaborators at Seattle’s Center for Dialysis Innovation (CDI) captured one of six prizes in a national contest to develop new solutions for dialysis care.
A number of UW Bioengineering faculty members quickly pivoted and are adapting their research to addressing the needs created by the coronavirus pandemic. From developing rapid at-home tests and protective masks to vaccines and treatments, here is a sampling of some of the ways UW BioE faculty, staff and students are stepping up to help.
NESAC/Bio wins 2020 SFB Technology, Innovation and Development Award; Cole DeForest wins 2020 Young Investigator Award
University of Washington bioengineers have won two awards from the Society for Biomaterials and will receive the honors in May 2020. The NESAC/Bio team of Buddy Ratner, David Castner and Lara Gamble have won the 2020 Technology Innovation and Development Award, and Cole DeForest won the 2020 Young Investigators Award.
Two ideas put forth by UW's Center for Dialysis Innovation (CDI) - a next-generation wearable dialyzer and a new vascular access graft - advanced to the finals in a national competition aimed at speeding innovations in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases.
The journal Biointerphases recognizes David Castner's scholarly, editorial contributions; celebrates Buddy Ratner's 70th birthday
In an interview with Future Science, Buddy Ratner reflects on his career at UW, the evolution of biomaterials science and bioengineering over the decades, and the impact of UWEB (University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials, formerly an NSF Engineering Center), which he leads, on biomaterials research.
Northwest Kidney Centers announces gift to UW over 5-year span SEATTLE, Wash. (March 13, 2017): [...]
The CDI hopes to improve the health and well-being of people with advanced kidney disease. Its. vision is that future dialysis therapy will be complication-free and completely restorative of kidney health.
(Updated with video) BioEngage hosts Buddy Ratner webinar: Biomaterials: Origins, Impacts and Prognostications
On May 5, 2016, UW's BioEngage will host a FREE online webinar with speaker Buddy Ratner, Ph.D. titled "Biomaterials: Origins, Impacts and Prognostications."
UW Bioengineering Professor Buddy Ratner has received one of two Most Cited Article awards from the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, the official journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).
Buddy Ratner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and the Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, has been selected as a 2015 Langmuir Lecturer.
Dr. Buddy D. Ratner, UW joint professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, was honored with the second-ever UW Medicine Lifetime Innovator Award on November 6. He received the award at UW Medicine's 2014 Inventor of the Year event held at UW Medicine's South Lake Union campus.
Biomaterials: The Platform Technology of Medical Devices. A 2.5 day introduction to biomaterials, medical devices and biocompatibility presented by the experts. August 14 to August 16, 2014.
UW researchers develop sensor that may be placed permanently in a person's eye to track changes in pressure, report data wirelessly and monitor for glaucoma
Buddy Ratner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW and noted pioneer in the field of biomaterials, is named 2014 UW School of Medicine Lifetime Inventor & Innovator. This award honors an individual whose career has helped pave the way for medical innovation to occur at UW.
UW Bioengineering professor Buddy Ratner explains the history of biomaterials from antiquity to today in a recent TED Blog story
Winter 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews. Updates on our research in technologies for global health, student profiles, news briefs and more.
The world does not yet have a Star Trek tricorder. But UW bioengineers are developing devices and technology that may be powerful precursors to Dr. McCoy’s handy 23rd century diagnostic device, and may make improving health faster and easier than ever before. Researchers are answering the call for accessible, rapid testing tools, which can speed the time until treatment starts, helping prevent deaths, outbreaks and disability.
Buddy Ratner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW, has been selected as a 2014 POLY Fellow of the Polymer Division of the American Chemical Society. This prestigious award recognizes the most outstanding achievements in and contributions to polymer science and the profession.
UW Bioengineering professor Dr. Buddy Ratner has developed a biomaterial that resists the body's natural [...]