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

  2. Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules

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

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

  5. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  9. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  13. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  14. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  15. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  17. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  20. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  21. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  23. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  24. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  26. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  27. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  30. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  32. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  36. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  37. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  38. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  39. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  41. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  44. New advancements in arthritis research

  45. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  46. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  47. A big boost for innovation

  48. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  51. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  52. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  53. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  55. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  58. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  61. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  63. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  64. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  65. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  69. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  73. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  75. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  77. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  79. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  84. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  85. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  86. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  89. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  90. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  91. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  92. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  93. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  94. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  96. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  97. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  99. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  100. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  101. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  102. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  105. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  107. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  114. New projects for CQPI

  115. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  116. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  119. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

  122. The language of stem cells, decoded

  123. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  131. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  134. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  135. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  136. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  138. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  141. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  143. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  147. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  148. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  149. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  151. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  154. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  155. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  156. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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