Alumni – UW Bioengineering – Archive
UW Bioengineering faculty James Lai, Suzie Pun and Patrick Stayton, and BioE Ph.D. alumnus and affiliate faculty member Patrick Hsieh, are among contributing authors of a paper describing a novel treatment for limb ischemia.
Dr. Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor in UW Bioengineering and in Pathology, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award in support of her work to build artificial human tissues from stem cells, and to remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.
UW Bioengineering eNews offers an update on our advances in bioengineering research and education, and recognizes recent achievements of our students and faculty.
Alumnus Michael Garrison (Ph.D., ’99) won UW's 2016 Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Industry. Now vice president of R&D at Becton Dickinson and Co., Dr. Garrison has inspired and developed medical products that have improved health care safety, disease management and infection prevention around the world.
UW Bioengineering alumna and recipient of 2015-16 Fulbright Student and Whitaker fellowships Sharon Newman is investigating ways to design and build durable, longer lasting neuroprosthetic electrodes. She is also learning German and exploring Europe in her free time.
BioE alumna Sharon Newman and UW otolaryngology resident Angelique Berens teamed up to use 3D printing to create a pediatric rib cage model that aspiring surgeons can use to practice making new ears.
UW Bioengineering alumnus Patrick Hsieh is confronting these challenges by developing stem cell therapy strategies for treating cardiovascular disease and preventing heart failure. Dr. Hsieh’s research focuses on developing drug delivery and biomaterials that promote the survival, retention and integration of cardiac stem cells.
UW Bioengineering alumnus Michael Kellen of Sage Bionetworks works to bring open-source software technology and culture to the medical research community.