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  1. Four UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  2. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  4. Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules

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

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

  7. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  11. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  15. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  16. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  17. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  19. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  22. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  23. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  25. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  27. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  28. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  29. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  32. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  35. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  38. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  39. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  40. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  41. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  42. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  46. New advancements in arthritis research

  47. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  48. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  49. A big boost for innovation

  50. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  53. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  54. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  55. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  57. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  60. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  63. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  65. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  66. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  67. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  71. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  75. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  77. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  79. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  81. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  86. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  87. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  88. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  91. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  92. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  93. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  94. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  95. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  96. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  98. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  99. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  101. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  102. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  103. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  106. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  107. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  109. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  116. New projects for CQPI

  117. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  118. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  123. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  124. The language of stem cells, decoded

  125. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  133. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  136. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  137. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  138. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  140. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  143. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  145. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  149. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  150. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  151. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  153. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  156. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  157. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  158. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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