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UW Bioengineering ranked fourth among biomedical engineering programs by 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

The study, compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked more than 4,000 universities in 52 subjects across engineering, and the natural, life, medical and social sciences.

By | July 22nd, 2018|

Suzie Pun elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences 2018

Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, is one of 14 UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2018. The academy’s mission is “to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policymaking in Washington, and to increase the role and visibility of science in the state.”

By | July 22nd, 2018|

A-Alpha Bio turns research into impact

Learning the language of business, with the help of UW's Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, enabled the A-Alpha Bio team to launch their ideas from the lab to a startup company, and introduce their technology to Seattle's entrepreneurship community and beyond.

By | July 16th, 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 Dr. Charles Murry, professor of bioengineering.

By | July 6th, 2018|

UW Bioengineering eNews | Spring/Summer 2018

It's a wrap on another year of UW Bioengineering eNews. Read on to learn how our faculty and students are inventing the future of medicine, and serving as leaders in bioengineering research, education and outreach.

By | June 13th, 2018|

2018 Call for applications: Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant

The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors. Application deadline: Thursday, July 12, 2018.

By | June 20th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Vanessa Nguyen and Samantha Sun

After wrapping up the second year of the Humans of UW Bioengineering blog, recent B.S. grads Vanessa Nguyen and Samantha Sun reflect on their motivation to become involved in the project and how they found inspiration in working with their fellow students to share their stories.

By | June 13th, 2018|

David Castner receives 2018 AVS Medard W. Welch Award

David Castner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering, is specifically acknowledged for "leading advances in rigorous and state-of-the-art surface analysis methods applied to organic and biological samples."

By | June 11th, 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|

Mary Regier named Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Felllow

The Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow program seeks to support highly creative and dedicated researchers within Washington state who conduct groundbreaking work that addresses unmet public needs. Dr. Reiger focuses on developing new technologies that enable researchers to answer important questions about how signal patterns influence cells in health and diseased tissues.

By | June 8th, 2018|