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  1. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  3. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

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

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

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

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

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

  9. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  10. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

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

  13. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  15. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  17. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  19. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  23. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  25. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  28. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  32. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  36. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  37. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  38. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  40. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  43. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  44. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  46. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  47. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  49. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  50. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  53. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  56. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  59. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  60. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  61. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  62. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  64. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  67. New advancements in arthritis research

  68. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  69. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  70. A big boost for innovation

  71. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  74. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  75. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  76. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  78. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  81. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  84. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  86. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  87. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

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

  89. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  92. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  96. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

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

  99. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  100. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  102. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  107. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  108. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  109. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  112. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  113. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  114. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  115. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  116. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  117. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  119. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  120. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  122. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  123. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  124. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  126. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  128. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  130. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  137. New projects for CQPI

  138. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  139. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

  143. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  145. The language of stem cells, decoded

  146. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  154. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  157. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  158. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  159. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  161. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  164. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  166. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  170. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  171. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  172. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  174. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  177. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  178. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  179. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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