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  1. Mackie honored as his latest startup shifts toward high gear

  2. Focus on new faculty: Peter Adamczyk, making strides towards advanced prostheses

  3. ISyE associate professor visits Oberlin College as part of a distinguished visitor program

  4. Wisconsin Public Radio: New site aims to keep older Wisconsinites in their homes longer

  5. New social network aims to keep Wisconsin seniors in their homes longer

  6. Sabbatical offers inspiration to ISyE associate professor

  7. Focus on new faculty: Corinne Henak, exploring perplexing properties of cartilage

  8. Compound doubles up on cancer detection

  9. Focus on new faculty: Alejandro Roldan applies theoretical fluid dynamics to improving surgical outcomes

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

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

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

  13. Grad students in Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab receive NSF fellowships

  14. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

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

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

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

  18. UW-Madison engineer contributes to national report on healthcare errors

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

  20. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  21. Camera smaller than a drop of water could change surgical imaging

  22. ISyE Professor taking new approach to large-scale optimization problems after receiving NSF funding

  23. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  25. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  26. UW Researcher receives NIH grant to study use of evidence-based practices in health care

  27. SEIPS short course illustrates challenges of operating medical systems, raising questions about patient safety

  28. ISyE Professor receives NSF grant to improve E-visits

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

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

  31. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  32. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

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

  35. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  37. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  39. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  41. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  43. With optimal ER, ISyE students win national healthcare student competition

  44. Six UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  45. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  47. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

  49. Researchers aim to help hospitalized patients avoid fatal blood clots

  50. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  54. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  58. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  59. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  60. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  62. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  65. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  66. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  68. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  69. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  71. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  72. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  75. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  77. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  81. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  82. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  83. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  84. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  87. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  89. New advancements in arthritis research

  90. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  91. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  92. A big boost for innovation

  93. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  96. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  97. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  98. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  100. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  103. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  106. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  108. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  109. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  110. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  114. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  119. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  121. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  122. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  124. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  129. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  130. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  131. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  134. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  135. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  136. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  137. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  138. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  139. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  141. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  142. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  144. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  145. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  146. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  148. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  150. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  152. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  159. New projects for CQPI

  160. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  161. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  164. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

  167. The language of stem cells, decoded

  168. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  176. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  179. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  180. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  181. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  183. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  186. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  188. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  192. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  193. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  194. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  196. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  199. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  200. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  201. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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