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David Castner receives 2017 European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis Award

David Castner is recognized for his outstanding scientific achievements and contributions to the study, analysis and understanding of biological and biomedical interfaces.

By | July 5th, 2017|

Deok-Ho Kim featured in 2017 Chemical Communications Emerging Investigators issue

Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim has been featured in the 2017 Emerging Investigators Issue of Chemical Communications, a journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. In Micro- and nano-patterned conductive graphene-PEG hybrid scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering, Dr. Kim and colleagues demonstrate a method for producing cardiac tissue scaffolds with anisotropic electroconductive properties using PEG-graphene substrates.

By | July 3rd, 2017|

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|

Alyssa Taylor Honored June 6 with Award for Excellence in Science Education

UW Bioengineering Senior Lecturer Alyssa Taylor received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Science Education from the Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS) June 6 at a banquet in Seattle.

By | June 30th, 2017|

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|