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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|

3D organ bioprinting gets a breath of fresh air

Bioprinted tissues with entangled vascular networks for air and blood are a major step toward 3D printing of replacement organs. Bioengineers from University of Washington and Rice University teamed to create the 3D bioprinted vascular networks and tested them in mice.

By | May 2nd, 2019|

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Jayleen Leon

Jayleen Leon is a junior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn about her journey to BioE.

By | May 2nd, 2019|

HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Levi Davis

Levi Devis is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue his education in graduate school. Read more to learn about his transition from community college to UW.

By | April 26th, 2019|

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Bonnibelle Leeds

Bonnibelle Leeds is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn about her transition from community college to UW.

By | April 18th, 2019|

Synthetic peptide can inhibit toxicity, aggregation of protein in Alzheimer’s disease, researchers show

Researchers led by UW Department of Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett have developed synthetic peptides that can target and inhibit the small, toxic protein aggregates that are thought to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. The team reports their achievement in a paper published the week of April 15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 

By | April 16th, 2019|

2019 BIOENGINEERING CAPSTONE SYMPOSIUM

2019 BIOENGINEERING CAPSTONE SYMPOSIUM: ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS FOR LIFE AND HEALTH May 20, 2019 W.H. Foege [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering – Arielle Howell

Arielle Howell is a senior studying Bioengineering, and plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Arielle realized the value of extracurricular activities like water polo to find balance in a busy school schedule.

By | April 12th, 2019|

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Vaishnavi Dhawan

Vaishnavi Dhawan is a B.S./M.S. student in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn how the cohort nature of bioengineering put her on a more positive trajectory.

By | April 4th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Herbert Sauro

Dr. Herbert Sauro is an associate professor of UW Bioengineering and director of the Center of Reproducible Biomedical Modeling. He also teaches a core course on biological control systems in the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum. Read more to learn about how he took an unusual route to academia by following his passion for combining computational modeling and biology.

By | March 15th, 2019|