UW Bioengineering’s Eric Chudler and his UW team won a 2017 Northwest Regional Emmy Award for the program, “BrainWorks: Exercise and the Brain.”
UW Bioengineering seeks to create global health learning and research partnerships in developing countries. Fact-finding visits include Bangladesh, Peru and Nepal.
Rong Tian, joint UW professor of anesthesiology/pain medicine and bioengineering, was interviewed for an article appearing in the May 12 issue of Circulation Research. Dr. Tian directs UW Medicine's Mitochondria and Metabolism Research Center, and investigates the role of mitochondria and pathogenesis in cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
In Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab, electrical engineering Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates ways smartphones can advance disease diagnostics technologies. To satisfy his entrepreneurial drive outside the lab, he works to develop “smart home” consumer electronics.
The Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal annually recognizes demonstrated leadership in the field of biomaterials science and engineering. It rewards research that has made a significant and lasting impact on the field, or recent work of great originality.
Charles Murry announced as Director of UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) at UW Medicine has announced the appointment of Professor Charles (Chuck) Murry as the new Director of ISCRM.
The Faculty Award for Research recognizes extraordinary contributions and dedication to research, support of diverse students in research, and innovative approaches in research, scholarship or creative activities.
Eric Chudler has recently started a blog for the print and online magazine Psychology Today. In "Brain Bytes," Chudler and co-author Lise Johnson, Ph.D., also a neuroscientist at the CSNE, explore the topic of neuroscience in small bits.
BrainWorks, a UWTV program developed and hosted by Eric Chudler, was nominated for a 54th Annual Northwest Regional Emmy® award by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and & Sciences (NATASNW).
UW Bioengineering faculty Valerie Daggett, Wendy Thomas, Rong Tian and Chun Yuan were inducted to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2017. 29 BioE core and adjunct faculty are AIMBE Fellows, and this year's class is the largest inducted in the department's history.