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.
UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Herbert Sauro will lead the $6.5M NIH-funded Center for Reproducible Biomedical Modeling, which aims to develop more predictive models of biological systems for research and medicine.
The New Innovator in NANOMED 2018 award, from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional early career technical advancement and innovation in the field of nano/molecular medicine and engineering.
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.”
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.