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Innovation & Impact – UW Bioengineering eNews 2017-18 Year in Review

A recap of UW Bioengineering's efforts in 2017-18 to empower better health care through biomedical innovation, and impact medicine, for Washington and for the world.

By | November 6th, 2018|

Deok-Ho Kim leads $3.2M NIH-CASIS project for launching heart-on-a-chip into space

Associate Professor Deok-Ho Kim will contribute to research aimed at understanding the effects of microgravity, such as that experienced in outer space, on human health.

By | November 2nd, 2018|

2018 Hoffman Lecture: Stuart Cooper, “50 Years of Polyurethane Biomaterials: The Search for Blood Compatibility and Biostability”

2018's Allan S. Hoffman Lecture will feature Stuart L. Cooper, Ph.D., the Distinguished College of Engineering Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Ohio State University.

By | October 16th, 2018|

Former Giachelli lab postdoc Mary Wallingford defines new directions for obstetric cardiovascular medicine

At UW, former Giachelli Lab postdoc Mary Wallingford pursued novel research aimed at advancing knowledge of the body's least understood organ, the placenta. Now as an assistant professor at Tufts University, Dr. Wallingford pursues new directions for improving obstetric cardiovascular medicine.

By | October 16th, 2018|

Herbert Sauro to lead $6.5M NIH-funded Center for Reproducible Biomedical Modeling

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.

By | August 20th, 2018|

Deok-Ho Kim receives inaugural IEEE New Innovator in NANOMED award

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.

By | September 16th, 2018|

UW Bioengineering ranked fourth among biomedical engineering programs by 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

The study, compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked more than 4,000 universities in 52 subjects across engineering, and the natural, life, medical and social sciences.

By | July 22nd, 2018|

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|

A-Alpha Bio turns research into impact

Learning the language of business, with the help of UW's Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, enabled the A-Alpha Bio team to launch their ideas from the lab to a startup company, and introduce their technology to Seattle's entrepreneurship community and beyond.

By | July 16th, 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|