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Concentric wins Second Place Prize at 2020 Health Innovation Challenge

A team from UW Bioengineering took home the second place prize at the 2020 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge (HIC) March 5 on the UW Seattle campus. Concentric, a team of students in the Master’s of Applied Bioengineering program, won for their low-cost, portable screening device for corneal disease.

By |2020-10-26T08:11:50-07:00March 16th, 2020|

With smartphone camera, researchers can create hyperspectral images to analyze skin changes

Modern smartphone cameras can be harnessed to analyze and track skin changes and blood flow dynamics under the skin, report UW Bioengineering Professor Ruikang Wang and his graduate student Qinghua He, in the February issue of Biomedical Optics Express.

By |2020-10-26T08:11:51-07:00March 10th, 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 |2020-10-26T08:11:52-07:00March 9th, 2020|

Engineered capillaries model traffic in tiny blood vessels

University of Washington bioengineers Ying Zheng and Cole DeForest, working with Seattle Children’s infectious disease researchers, have engineered tiny blood vessels and shed light on how severe malaria infection causes red blood cells to get stuck in the bloodstream’s narrowest passageways. Their paper is published in the Jan. 17 issue of Science Advances.  

By |2020-10-26T08:11:52-07:00January 24th, 2020|

Bioengineer Nancy Allbritton Named Dean of UW College of Engineering

On Nov. 1, bioengineer Dr. Nancy Allbritton began her role as Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Washington. In addition to her deanship at UW, she holds an appointment in the UW Department of Bioengineering, where she plans to continue her research in single-cell enzymatic assays and organ-on-a-chip technology.

By |2020-12-07T07:05:24-08:00December 30th, 2019|
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