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  1. Partnership aims to improve quality, consistency in Wisconsin assisted living communities

  2. NIH grant to launch statewide study of the brain in people with epilepsy

  3. BizTimes: Medical College and UW get $5 million for epilepsy research

  4. NIH/NCI grant will fund ‘high-impact’ cancer research in biomedical engineering

  5. Antibody targets key cancer marker; opens door to better diagnosis, therapy

  6. Imagining a healthier future

  7. Isthmus: Virtually real: UW lab takes sci-fi concept into the physical world

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

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

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

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

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

  13. Sabbatical offers inspiration to ISyE associate professor

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

  15. Compound doubles up on cancer detection

  16. Focus on new faculty: Alejandro Roldán-Alzate applies theoretical fluid dynamics to improving surgical outcomes

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

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

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

  20. Grad students in Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab receive NSF fellowships

  21. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

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

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

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

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

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

  27. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

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

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

  30. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  32. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

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

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

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

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

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

  38. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  39. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

  41. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

  44. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  46. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  48. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  52. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  54. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  57. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  61. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  65. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  66. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  67. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  69. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  72. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  73. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  75. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  76. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  78. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  79. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  82. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  85. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  88. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  89. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  90. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  91. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  94. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  96. New advancements in arthritis research

  97. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  98. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  99. A big boost for innovation

  100. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  103. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  104. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  105. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  107. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  110. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  113. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  115. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  116. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  117. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  121. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  126. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  127. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  129. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  131. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  136. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  137. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  138. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  141. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  142. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  143. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  144. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  145. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  146. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  148. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  149. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  151. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  152. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  153. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  155. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  157. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  159. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  166. New projects for CQPI

  167. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  168. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  173. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  174. The language of stem cells, decoded

  175. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  183. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  186. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  187. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  188. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  190. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  193. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  195. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  199. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  200. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  201. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  203. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  206. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  207. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  208. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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