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

  2. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  4. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  6. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

  9. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  10. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  12. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  15. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  19. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  23. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  24. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  25. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  26. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  30. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  31. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  33. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  34. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  36. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  37. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  40. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  42. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  46. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  47. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  48. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  49. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  50. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  54. New advancements in arthritis research

  55. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  56. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  57. A big boost for innovation

  58. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  61. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  62. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  63. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  65. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  68. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  71. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  73. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  74. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

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

  76. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  79. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  84. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  85. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  87. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  89. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  94. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  95. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  96. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  99. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  100. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  101. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  102. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  103. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  104. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  106. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  107. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  109. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  110. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  111. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  114. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  115. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  117. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  124. New projects for CQPI

  125. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  126. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

  130. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  132. The language of stem cells, decoded

  133. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  141. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  144. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  145. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  146. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  148. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  151. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  153. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  157. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  158. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  159. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  161. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  164. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  165. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  166. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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