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Suzie Pun elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences 2018

Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, is one of 14 UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2018. The academy’s mission is “to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policymaking in Washington, and to increase the role and visibility of science in the state.”

By | July 22nd, 2018|

Stem cells restore working heart muscle in monkeys after heart failure

Monkeys with heart failure regrew working heart muscle after receiving human stem cells, report a UW team led by Charles Murry, professor of bioengineering, pathology and cardiology/medicine.

By | July 6th, 2018|

David Castner receives 2018 AVS Medard W. Welch Award

David Castner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering, is specifically acknowledged for "leading advances in rigorous and state-of-the-art surface analysis methods applied to organic and biological samples."

By | June 11th, 2018|

Master’s student Dylan Guelig developing rapid flu, Ebola tests with focus on global health

UW Bioengineering master's student Dylan Guelig is developing a cartridge-style two-dimensional paper network test that can detect minute amounts of proteins present in deadly flu viruses as well as a similar test for the Ebola virus.

By | June 9th, 2018|

Gerald Pollack to join Nobel Laureates to present seminar before UK’s House of Lords

Professor Gerald Pollack will share the podium with Nobel Laureates Luc Montagnier (Medicine) and Brian Josephson (Physics) in a special seminar on “New Horizons in Water Science" to be held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London in July 2018.

By | May 28th, 2018|

BioE startup NanoSurface Biomedical wins 2018 Seattle Angel Conference

NanoSurface Biomedical, a startup co-founded by UW BioE alumnus Elliot Fisher (’16) and his former research advisor Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor of bioengineering, won $125,000 of funding in the final round of the Seattle Angel Conference on May 16.

By | June 2nd, 2018|

Suzie Pun named 2018 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor

Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Mentor Award, in recognition of her outstanding mentoring of graduate students.

By | April 29th, 2018|

Deok-Ho Kim and team awarded Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant

The international research team will investigate the dynamics of collective cell migration on curved surfaces. They aim to understand the mechanistic details of organism development and tissue repair, which could inform approaches in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

By | April 14th, 2018|

James Bryers presents at UW Medicine/Allen Institute/Fred Hutch SLU Collaborative

James Bryers, UW professor of bioengineering, presented at March 29's South Lake Union (SLU) Collaborative [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|

New technique adheres cancer-fighting agents to prostate tumors

Dr. Xiaohu Gao, professor of bioengineering, and Eva Corey, in UW Medicine’s Department of Urology, have developed a new way to deliver cancer-killing genetic material to prostate tumors that overcomes past hurdles. Their work appears today in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

By | April 2nd, 2018|