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Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks Wins 2017 Northwest Emmy Award

UW Bioengineering’s Eric Chudler and his UW team won a 2017 Northwest Regional Emmy Award for the program, “BrainWorks: Exercise and the Brain.”

By | June 6th, 2017|

UW BioE forms group to explore global health research opportunities

UW Bioengineering seeks to create global health learning and research partnerships in developing countries. Fact-finding visits include Bangladesh, Peru and Nepal.

By | June 1st, 2017|

Finding what feeds the heart: Rong Tian interviewed for Circulation Research

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.

By | May 17th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates “smart” solutions for diagnostics, home electronics

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.

By | May 12th, 2017|

Allan Hoffman receives 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal

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.

By | May 8th, 2017|

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.

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Suzie Pun receives 2017 College of Engineering Faculty Award for Research

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.

By | April 25th, 2017|

Eric Chudler co-authors “Brain Bytes” blog for Psychology Today

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.

By | April 25th, 2017|

Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks receives 54th Annual Northwest Regional Emmy Nomination

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).

By | April 10th, 2017|

Valerie Daggett, Wendy Thomas, Rong Tian and Chun Yuan inducted as 2017 AIMBE Fellows

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.

By | April 5th, 2017|