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  1. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  2. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

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

  4. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  5. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  6. Med Device Online: Attacking tumors with miniaturized, high-frequency antennas

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

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

  9. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  10. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  11. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  12. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  15. The Badger Herald: UW center transforms research, understanding of brain function

  16. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  17. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  18. WKOW: Smartphone app would allow patients to send doctors photos

  19. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  20. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  22. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  23. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

  25. Undergrad finds his passion by jumping into the deep end

  26. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  28. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  31. NIH awards $1.5 million to company founded by alumnus

  32. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  33. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  34. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  35. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  36. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  40. New advancements in arthritis research

  41. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  42. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  43. A big boost for innovation

  44. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  47. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  48. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  49. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  51. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  54. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  56. Ayse Gurses (PhD ISyE '05) among alumni association 40 Under 40

  57. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  58. Alums giving back: A Q&A with two members of the ISyE alumi board

  59. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  60. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

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

  62. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  63. Grad support endowment fund enables engineer to help nursing homes

  64. Focus on new faculty: Kaibo Liu, making data translate in the real world

  65. Reflections on innovation

  66. UW-Madison student team takes on global health challenge in Hult Prize

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

  68. UW-Madison students chosen to compete for Hult Prize

  69. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  70. Engineering PhD student to present at international human-computer interaction convention

  71. Engineer’s ingenuity connects MS patient with touchscreen device

  72. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  73. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  75. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  76. ‘Smart’ medical material aims to unfurl at 98.6 degrees

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

  78. Engineers explore ways to understand, outwit blood-brain barrier

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

  80. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  81. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  82. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

  84. Zhou and Brennan receive NSF grant to help asthma patients manage healthcare

  85. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  86. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  87. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  88. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  89. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  90. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

  91. RFID advance to improve safety of nation’s blood supply

  92. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  93. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  95. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  96. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  97. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  99. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  101. Li earns 3M faculty award

  102. Focus on new faculty: Ashton works to move medicine from treatment to cure

  103. What proteins say about cell behavior

  104. Carayon speaks at kickoff meeting of new joint healthcare/engineering initiative

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

  106. It's the stuff of dreams: Better healthcare at home

  107. Turning a rusty surgeon into a well-oiled machine

  108. With new high-tech materials, researchers aim to catalyze U.S. manufacturing future

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

  110. New projects for CQPI

  111. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  112. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  115. Li earns NSF funding to improve rapid-response healthcare

  116. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  118. The language of stem cells, decoded

  119. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  120. Network of neurons: A dynamic model of brain activity

  121. Collide and conquer: How blood cells sort themselves out

  122. Multidisciplinary team maps costs of participating in health information exchange

  123. High-tech silver dressings ward off infection in wounds

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

  125. In mouse trial, high-tech wound dressing fights infection

  126. Blood-brain barrier building blocks forged from human stem cells

  127. BME grad student earns best poster award

  128. New stem cell technique promises abundance of key heart cells

  129. UW-Madison spinoff company earns funding to improve unique wound-healing technology

  130. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  131. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  132. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  134. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

  136. Grant funds effort to improve patient OR to ICU transitions


  137. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  139. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  142. UW-Madison expert can discuss breakthrough in flexible electronics

  143. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  144. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  145. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

  146. Drug courts test smart phone app to help addicted offenders

  147. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  150. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  151. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  152. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

  153. Back in circulation: Why certain polymers improve blood flow

  154. The chemistry of memory: New strategies for battling brain disease

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

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