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Biomedical Engineering News

  1. Compound doubles up on cancer detection

  2. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  3. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  4. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

  5. Software piggybacks on electronic medical records, saves clinician time

  6. NIH Director’s Blog: If I only had a brain? Tissue chips predict neurotoxicity

  7. BME Associate Professor receives NIH grant to study valvular dysfunction

  8. Stem cell-derived ‘organoids’ help predict neural toxicity

  9. Scientific American: "Brain in a dish" could replace toxic animal tests

  10. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison study: 'Tissue chips' could screen drugs, chemicals

  11. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW scientists announce advances in testing drugs for safety

  12. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  13. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  14. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  15. Josh Medow: Critical care for the brain

  16. BME Professor appointed interim associate dean of the Graduate School

  17. Digging into a biological tool patent

  18. Multidisciplinary group of researchers to study the microenvironment of cervical cancer cells

  19. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  20. Researchers identify protein crucial for stem cell survival using editing tool CRISPR

  21. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison opens science labs to rural Wisconsin students

  22. Lifting as they climb: Ferraro Family Scholarship helps undergrads help others

  23. To India and back: BME design students motivated to reduce infant mortality

  24. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  25. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  26. Gift to Morgridge Institute ‘Fab Lab’ to boost medical device innovations

  27. NIH funds Wan-Ju Li’s stem cell research

  28. Biomedical engineering instructor engages and inspires students, encourages diversity

  29. Students develop innovative devices through biomedical engineering design

  30. Biomedical engineers bring winning innovations to 2015 Burrill Competition

  31. Engineering students win 2015 Tong Design Award with modified Chinese finger trap

  32. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  33. The future of internships is virtual

  34. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  35. New test aids personalized cancer care

  36. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

  37. Device to assist infant delivery wins Tong Award at BME Design Expo

  38. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Virtual home intended to break down walls in health care

  39. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

  40. Engadget: ‘Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

  41. Popular Science: Computer chips can now be made from wood

  42. Gizmodo: We can now make computer chips out of wood

  43. Biodegradable computer chips created by UW, Forest Lab researchers

  44. What could a wood chip do? Advance could mean biodegradable computer chips

  45. Focus on new faculty: Megan McClean, innovating cellular engineering with light

  46. Forbes: DARPA takes a stab at needle-free blood draws

  47. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  48. Traumatic brain injury research gets $4.5 million boost from the Department of Defense

  49. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  50. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  51. Simple sample: Federal grant advances pain-free blood tests from UW startup

  52. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

  53. Omid Forouzan: Microfluidics allows for close study of virus-host interactions

  54. The Guardian: Human genetic engineering demands more than a moratorium

  55. Xconomy: Tasso, GenTegra push ahead with DARPA-backed home blood-draw device

  56. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

  57. Chesler and alum named AIMBE fellows

  58. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  59. Texts used 'round the world: Webster continues to publish in retirement

  60. BME returning adult student wins campus-wide award

  61. Badger Herald: UW research will target how toxins affect the human body

  62. With new tools, researchers aim to broaden understanding of how toxins affect the body

  63. BME alum’s company raises $1.5 million from investors

  64. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

  65. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  66. College of Engineering helps WARF near the top in university patents

  67. Materials Today: Acta Biomaterialia selected in the Science Citation Index

  68. Beebe, team awarded $2.8 million grant to improve prostate cancer testing

  69. Wisconsin State Journal: 'Tissue chips' could replace animal studies, UW-Madison researchers say

  70. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  71. Keeping track: Stem cell spare-parts inventory needed

  72. Mackie focuses future on entrepreneurship

  73. BME alum Domenech Garcia wins role model award

  74. BellBrook Labs and UW-Madison team awarded NCI contract to develop next generation cancer models

  75. Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

  76. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

  77. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  78. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  79. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison senior Maria Estevez discusses women pursuing STEM fields

  80. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  81. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  82. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  83. See-through sensors open new window into the brain

  84. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  85. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  86. Elucent tracks down an improvement in breast-cancer treatment

  87. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  88. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognizes two UW-Madison engineers as outstanding students

  89. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

  90. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  91. American Society of Biomechanics awards Slane’s graduate work

  92. New program recognizes valuable contributions made by early-career scientists

  93. UW-Madison team developing 'tissue chip' to screen neurological toxins

  94. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  95. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  96. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  97. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  98. University spinoff aims to hit the mark precisely with brain-scanning tool

  99. Team to develop new MRI platform

  100. Sound Engineering: Spreading the benefits of stem-cell advances

  101. Biomedical engineers to collaborate on stem cell culture platform research

  102. Strong engineers, strong community

  103. New design lab is critical part of BME undergraduate education

  104. Chesler receives diversity honor

  105. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  106. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  107. To your health: Researchers explore what happens when heart cells fail

  108. Big Picture Science: Replace what ails you

  109. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  110. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  111. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  112. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  113. Company co-founded by professor partners with Johnson and Johnson

  114. UW-Madison researchers part of new cell manufacturing consortium

  115. Focus on new faculty: Michael Murrell, using photographs to understand mechanical forces in cells

  116. New advancements in arthritis research

  117. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  118. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  119. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  120. A big boost for innovation

  121. UW-Madison College of Engineering up, loons down

  122. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  123. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  124. UW-Madson College of Engineering gets $25 million research gift

  125. UW-Madison College of Engineering receives $25 million grant

  126. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  127. UW-Madison engineers win in Governor's Business Plan Contest

  128. Biomedical engineers to study vascular network development in tissue scaffolds

  129. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  130. Biomedical engineers offer much-needed update for blood-sampling process

  131. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  132. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  133. Saha receives NSF CAREER Award to improve the genetic engineering of stem cells

  134. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  135. Disposable timer could be a nurse's best friend

  136. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

  137. UV light-emitting bandage wins 2014 Qualcomm Innovation Prize

  138. UW-Madison researchers develop new technology to diagnose asthma

  139. The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

  140. The present and future role of microfluidics in biomedical research

  141. Small scale, large potential: an expert weighs in on the future of microfluidics

  142. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  143. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  144. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

  145. New technology could make for cheaper, faster oil spill cleanup, UW researchers say

  146. "Greener" aerogel technology holds potential for oil and chemical clean-up

  147. Oil spill cleanup by sponge: Madison scientists tout tidy technology

  148. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  149. Two UW-Madison faculty named to National Academy of Engineering

  150. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  151. Reflections on innovation

  152. Researchers seek to understand the brain, boost batteries, improve patient care, and produce advanced biofuels

  153. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  154. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  155. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  156. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  157. Perspective Wisconsin: Rhodes Scholar Drew Birrenkott

  158. Engineering World Health: A small but potent student group on a mission to save lives across the globe

  159. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  160. UW-Madison senior wins Rhodes Scholarship

  161. Printing without boundaries: Expanding uses for 3D printers

  162. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  163. Discovery sheds light on how changes in lungs can hurt the heart

  164. Biomedical engineer aims to mitigate older adults' risk of falls

  165. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  166. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  167. Grant funds more individualized cancer therapy from a single blood draw

  168. Sound Engineering: The mystery of forces in living matter

  169. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  170. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  171. The BME and MS&E Departments welcomes new faculty member - Michael Murrell

  172. The BME Department welcomes new faculty member - Jeremy Rogers

  173. Sound Engineering: Fighting disease with optics

  174. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  175. BME call for fall design project ideas

  176. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  177. Five questions ... about manufacturing systems engineering education

  178. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

  179. Team earns grant focused on reducing workplace injury, fatigue

  180. Our global footprint: How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world

  181. Nimunkar awarded global scholarship honor

  182. Williams receives inaugural restorative neuroscience award

  183. Engineering students recognized for service and leadership

  184. Students in UW housing celebrate outstanding educators

  185. Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

  186. Creative energy harvest and storage ideas top energy and sustainability competition

  187. Vanderheiden project receives $12 million for implementation in Europe

  188. Material screening method allows more precise control over stem cells

  189. Vanderheiden receives award for contributions to low vision work

  190. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  191. Virtual exertions research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects

  192. Chesler named ELATE fellow

  193. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  194. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  195. Two engineers among UW-Madison Romnes Faculty Fellowship recipients

  196. Focus on new faculty: Kris Saha and the intersection of disease, data and public health

  197. Li earns 3M faculty award

  198. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

  199. What proteins say about cell behavior

  200. Spotting ovarian cancer, before it's too late

  201. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  202. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  203. The hand is the hook: With competition prizes, printable prosthetic moves closer to market

  204. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  205. In new course, students will fight cholera in Sierra Leone

  206. Team to study link between BPD and adult heart disease

  207. Kreeger awarded $720K for ovarian cancer research

  208. Virtual internship program earns NSF support

  209. Block earns support to investigate image-guided drug delivery

  210. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

  211. Recovery at work: Treatment may end, but challenges persist for breast cancer survivors

  212. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  213. Bill Murphy named Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center co-director

  214. New interdisciplinary collaboration will develop coaching program for surgical excellence

  215. The language of stem cells, decoded

  216. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  217. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  218. The BME Department welcomes new faculty member - Kris Saha

  219. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

  220. Thomson lab lands $2.2 million NIH grant for human cellular modeling for drug testing

  221. Masters to participate in NAE symposium

  222. BME grad student earns best poster award

  223. UW-Madison biomedical engineering, pharmacy researcher earns international honor

  224. Cheap, printable prosthetic hand wins top prize at 2012 Innovation Days

  225. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  226. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

  227. Two projects to study cell-to-cell communications

  228. Biomedical engineer receives $2.5M Grand Challenges Point-of Care Diagnostics Grant

  229. Meyerand elected AIMBE fellow

  230. With careful thought, brain sensors connect neurons with actions

  231. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

  232. Dielectric study awarded PMB citations prize

  233. Doctor's basement tinkering leads to development of intracranial pressure monitor

  234. Medow creates life-saving device for children with hydrocephalus

  235. Assistive technology expo showcases new engineering solutions for the disabled

  236. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  237. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

  238. Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW–Madison

  239. The cyborg in us all

  240. New study will explore impact of exercise on pulmonary hypertension

  241. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

  242. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  243. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  244. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  245. Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery facility opens on UW-Madison campus

  246. Less pain, more gain: Silver-lined bandages prevent infection and promote healing

  247. Blending engineering and the arts

  248. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  249. Breathing room: Technology idea will treat lung ailments

  250. UW-Madison students make 'genetic machines' for international competition

  251. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  252. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  253. May 7 biomedical engineering student invention expo to showcase real medical solutions

  254. CAREER award funds study of how estrogen-mimics affect cells

  255. Two UW-Madison alumni among top-10 Pop-Sci geniuses