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Engineered human liver tissue “seeds” blossom after transplant, offer an alternative strategy to organ transplantation

Researchers discovered that a "seed" of human liver and supporting cells "blossomed" to 50 times its original size in mice. The work could lead to clinical solutions for organ disease and failure, and serve as an alternative to whole organ transplant.

By | July 24th, 2017|

B.S. alumna Jasmine Fuerte-Stone receives Washington State Opportunity Scholarship/Infectious Disease Research Institute internship

2017 B.S. Bioengineering graduate Jasmine Fuerte-Stone is among four UW students to receive internships through a partnership with the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship and the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI).

By | July 19th, 2017|

UW Bioengineering ranked fifth among biomedical engineering programs by Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

UW Bioengineering is among several UW departments ranked in the world's top 10 in their respective fields in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list for 2017.

By | July 19th, 2017|

Gao lab discovers that material from shellfish dramatically enhances bioassays, medical tests

Xiaohu Gao and other UW researchers have discovered a simple way to increase the accuracy of commonly used diagnostic tests. By adding polydopamine — a material first isolated from shellfish — the team was able to increase the sensitivity of these common bioassays such as ELISA, micrarrays, FISH and immunohistochemistry imaging, by as many as 100 to 1,000 times.

By | July 17th, 2017|

Nuttada Panpradist receives Graduate Discovery Fellowship

Fourth year UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist of Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab has received a 2017 UW Medicine Graduate Discovery Fellowship to work with Dr. Shirit Einav of Stanford University. The experience will allow Nuttada to further pursue development and translation of diagnostic technologies.

By | July 14th, 2017|

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|

Ph.D. student Zheng Li wins “People’s Choice Award” in UW’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Zheng Li, a UW Bioengineering doctoral student, won the “People’s Choice Award” in the UW’s first-ever Three-Minute Thesis competition May 15.

By | June 9th, 2017|

UW Bioengineering eNews – Spring/Summer 2017

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Trainee Highlights | Alumni Highlights | Community Highlights | Featured Publications Have [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|