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UW Bioengineers pivot to develop coronavirus solutions

A number of UW Bioengineering faculty members quickly pivoted and are adapting their research to addressing the needs created by the coronavirus pandemic. From developing rapid at-home tests and protective masks to vaccines and treatments, here is a sampling of some of the ways UW BioE faculty, staff and students are stepping up to help.

By | July 9th, 2020|

NESAC/Bio wins 2020 SFB Technology, Innovation and Development Award; Cole DeForest wins 2020 Young Investigator Award

University of Washington bioengineers have won two awards from the Society for Biomaterials and will receive the honors in May 2020. The NESAC/Bio team of Buddy Ratner, David Castner and Lara Gamble have won the 2020 Technology Innovation and Development Award, and Cole DeForest won the 2020 Young Investigators Award.

By | March 9th, 2020|

Two UW concepts for helping kidney-failure patients advance in national contest

Two ideas put forth by UW's Center for Dialysis Innovation (CDI) - a next-generation wearable dialyzer and a new vascular access graft - advanced to the finals in a national competition aimed at speeding innovations in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. 

By | May 3rd, 2019|

Journal Biointerphases recognizes David Castner, celebrates Buddy Ratner’s 70th birthday

The journal Biointerphases recognizes David Castner's scholarly, editorial contributions; celebrates Buddy Ratner's 70th birthday

By | July 3rd, 2017|

Forty-nine years in Biomaterials Science: An interview with Buddy Ratner

In an interview with Future Science, Buddy Ratner reflects on his career at UW, the evolution of biomaterials science and bioengineering over the decades, and the impact of UWEB (University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials, formerly an NSF Engineering Center), which he leads, on biomaterials research.

By | March 29th, 2017|

$15 million award planned for Center for Dialysis Innovation

Northwest Kidney Centers announces gift to UW over 5-year span SEATTLE, Wash. (March 13, 2017): [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|

Buddy Ratner co-directs new Center for Dialysis Innovation

The CDI hopes to improve the health and well-being of people with advanced kidney disease. Its. vision is that future dialysis therapy will be complication-free and completely restorative of kidney health.

By | November 14th, 2016|

(Updated with video) BioEngage hosts Buddy Ratner webinar: Biomaterials: Origins, Impacts and Prognostications

On May 5, 2016, UW's BioEngage will host a FREE online webinar with speaker Buddy Ratner, Ph.D. titled "Biomaterials: Origins, Impacts and Prognostications."

By | April 18th, 2016|

Buddy Ratner receives Most Cited Article award from Annals of Biomedical Engineering

UW Bioengineering Professor Buddy Ratner has received one of two Most Cited Article awards from the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, the official journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).

By | July 22nd, 2015|

Buddy Ratner named 2015 Langmuir Lecturer

Buddy Ratner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and the Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, has been selected as a 2015 Langmuir Lecturer.

By | April 8th, 2015|