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Allan Hoffman receives 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal

The Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal annually recognizes demonstrated leadership in the field of biomaterials science and engineering. It rewards research that has made a significant and lasting impact on the field, or recent work of great originality.

By | May 8th, 2017|

Charles Murry announced as Director of UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) at UW Medicine has announced the appointment of Professor Charles (Chuck) Murry as the new Director of ISCRM.

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Valerie Daggett, Wendy Thomas, Rong Tian and Chun Yuan inducted as 2017 AIMBE Fellows

UW Bioengineering faculty Valerie Daggett, Wendy Thomas, Rong Tian and Chun Yuan were inducted to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2017. 29 BioE core and adjunct faculty are AIMBE Fellows, and this year's class is the largest inducted in the department's history.

By | April 5th, 2017|

Forty-nine years in Biomaterials Science: An interview with Buddy Ratner

In an interview with Future Science, Buddy Ratner reflects on his career at UW, the evolution of biomaterials science and bioengineering over the decades, and the impact of UWEB (University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials, formerly an NSF Engineering Center), which he leads, on biomaterials research.

By | March 29th, 2017|

$15 million award planned for Center for Dialysis Innovation

Northwest Kidney Centers announces gift to UW over 5-year span SEATTLE, Wash. (March 13, 2017): [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|

UW Bioengineering: Building Global Excellence in Neuroengineering and Immunoengineering Research

UW Bioengineering announces three new assistant professors in neuroengineering (Andre Brendt, Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad joint with Electrical Engineering, and Amy Orsborn joint with Electrical Engineering) and one assistant professor in immunoenginering (Hao Yuan Kueh).

By | October 26th, 2016|

Kelly Stevens Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor in UW Bioengineering and in Pathology, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award in support of her work to build artificial human tissues from stem cells, and to remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.

By | October 4th, 2016|

Cecilia Giachelli elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences provides expert scientific and engineering analysis for policy makers, and works to increase the role and visibility of science in Washington state.

By | August 1st, 2016|

UW Bioengineering alumnus Michael Garrison receives 2016 UW Diamond Award

Alumnus Michael Garrison (Ph.D., ’99) won UW's 2016 Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Industry. Now vice president of R&D at Becton Dickinson and Co., Dr. Garrison has inspired and developed medical products that have improved health care safety, disease management and infection prevention around the world.

By | June 8th, 2016|

Charles Murry, Michael Regnier, Ruikang Wang and Tueng Shen inducted as 2016 AIMBE Fellows

UW Bioengineering faculty Charles Murry, Michael Regnier, Ruikang Wang and adjunct faculty Tueng Shen were inducted to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2016 at the AIMBE Annual Event, which was held April 3-4 in Washington, D.C.

By | April 21st, 2016|