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Synthetic peptide can inhibit toxicity, aggregation of protein in Alzheimer’s disease, researchers show

Researchers led by UW Department of Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett have developed synthetic peptides that can target and inhibit the small, toxic protein aggregates that are thought to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. The team reports their achievement in a paper published the week of April 15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 

By | April 16th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Herbert Sauro

Dr. Herbert Sauro is an associate professor of UW Bioengineering and director of the Center of Reproducible Biomedical Modeling. He also teaches a core course on biological control systems in the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum. Read more to learn about how he took an unusual route to academia by following his passion for combining computational modeling and biology.

By | March 15th, 2019|

Lara Gamble to Lead UW Molecular Analysis Facility

UW Bioengineering Associate Research Professor Lara Gamble has been named director of the UW Molecular Analysis Facility (MAF), a fully-staffed instrumentation facility with extensive microscopy, spectroscopy and surface science capabilities.

By | February 28th, 2019|

Humans Of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Alyssa Taylor

Dr. Alyssa Taylor is a senior lecturer in the UW Department of Bioengineering. Read more to learn how she dealt with the emotional toll of losing her father during graduate school.

By | February 25th, 2019|

Scaffold-Mediated Delivery for Non-Viral MRNA Vaccines

SCAFFOLD-MEDIATED DELIVERY FOR NON-VIRAL MRNA VACCINES https://www.nature.com/articles/s41434-018-0040-9 Ruying Chen, Hong Zhang, Jingxuan Yan, James D. [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|

UW Bioengineering’s James Bryers featured in Science in Seattle

UW Bioengineering Professor James Bryers recently discussed his research with Science in Seattle. His interview [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|

UW Bioengineering welcomes Soraya Bailey as MAB design instructor

Teaching engineering students to create thoughtful, user-focused design, and connecting her students with clinicians and public health experts is Soraya Bailey’s professional passion.

By | December 6th, 2018|

Cardiac systems simulation expert Patrick Boyle joins UW Bioengineering

Computational cardiology expert Patrick Boyle joined UW Bioengineering in September as an Assistant Professor. He will lead the Cardiac Systems Simulation (CardSS) Lab at UW, with the goal to engineer new methods for preventing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.

By | December 5th, 2018|

Matthew O’Donnell receives 2019 IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award

Matthew O'Donnell, professor of bioengineering and dean emeritus of the College of Engineering at UW, is recognized “for leadership in biomedical ultrasonics and medical imaging technologies.”

By | November 29th, 2018|

Eric Chudler hosts BrainWorks: Brain-Computer Interface

The latest episode of the Emmy® Award-winning educational program BrainWorks focuses on brain-computer interface (BCI) technology, which offers promising opportunities to treat stroke, spinal cord injuries and other neurodegenerative disorders. BrainWorks is co-produced and hosted by Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and the executive director of the Center for Neurotechnology at UW.

By | November 27th, 2018|