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Humans of Bioengineering: Adam Anderson

I’m Adam and I am in Dr. Ruikang (Ricky) Wang’s lab. The lab does OCT (optical coherence tomography) research. The goal of my  capstone is to design an image processing tool for the lab. After I graduate, I am going for a Ph.D at Purdue University because I want the freedom that a Ph.D. offers to choose what I research. I might go into academia afterwards.

By | April 18th, 2018|

Deok-Ho Kim and team awarded Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant

The international research team will investigate the dynamics of collective cell migration on curved surfaces. They aim to understand the mechanistic details of organism development and tissue repair, which could inform approaches in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

By | April 14th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Kim Hua

I’m Kim, and I’m in the GRID/Neural Systems lab. My project is about restoring tactile feedback through electrocorticography grids (ECoG) via the somatosensory cortex, or more simply put, how to make people feel again. After graduation, I’ll be traveling in Europe just for fun. I think this will be the last time I’ll get to travel for an extended period without having to worry about school or jobs. Afterwards, I’ll be working in ultrasound systems at Philips as a software engineer.

By | April 12th, 2018|

James Bryers presents at UW Medicine/Allen Institute/Fred Hutch SLU Collaborative

James Bryers, UW professor of bioengineering, presented at March 29's South Lake Union (SLU) Collaborative [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|

Undergraduate and graduate students receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven UW Bioengineering undergraduate and graduate students have received 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Brian Gao

In addition to his research in Dr. Xiaohu Gao's lab and work on a team design project, senior Brian Gao is a member of the BioE Mental Health Initiative – an honors project focused on improving the state of mental health in the department through grassroots community-building.

By | April 5th, 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|

UW-Nepal Partnerships in Health Innovation: Multi-disciplinary Collaborations to Advance Population Health

Join us for a symposium to welcome a prestigious delegation from Nepal's Kathmandu University hosted by the UW Department of Bioengineering and Department of Global Health, in coordination with the UW Nepal Studies Initiative.

By | April 2nd, 2018|

“Neural Engineering Tech Studio” students invent technologies with potential to make real-world impact

In the BioE course "Neural Engineering Tech Studio", undergraduate and graduate students team up to brainstorm solutions that address problems experienced by people living with sensory impairment, cognitive challenges and other sensorimotor conditions.

By | March 25th, 2018|

UW Bioengineering ranks 9th in 2019 US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools

UW BioE is among the nation's top 10 bioengineering/biomedical engineering graduate programs, according to the 2019 [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|