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

  2. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  5. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  7. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  8. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  9. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  13. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  17. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

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

  20. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  21. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  23. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  28. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  29. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  30. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  33. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  34. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  35. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  36. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  37. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  38. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  40. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  41. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  43. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  44. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  45. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  47. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  49. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  51. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  58. New projects for CQPI

  59. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  60. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  65. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  66. The language of stem cells, decoded

  67. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  75. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  78. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  79. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  80. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  82. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  85. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  87. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  91. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  92. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  93. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  95. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  98. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  99. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  100. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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