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  1. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  3. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

  6. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  7. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  9. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  12. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  16. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  20. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  21. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  22. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  24. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  27. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  28. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  30. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  32. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  33. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  34. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  37. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  40. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  43. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  44. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  45. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  46. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  47. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  51. New advancements in arthritis research

  52. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  53. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  54. A big boost for innovation

  55. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  58. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  59. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  60. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  62. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  65. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  68. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  70. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  71. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

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

  73. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  76. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  80. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  82. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  84. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  86. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  91. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  92. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  93. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  96. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  97. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  98. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  99. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  100. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  101. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  103. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  104. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  106. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  107. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  108. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  110. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  112. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  114. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  121. New projects for CQPI

  122. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  123. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

  125. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

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

  129. The language of stem cells, decoded

  130. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  138. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  141. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  142. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  143. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  145. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  148. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  150. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  154. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  155. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  156. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  158. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  161. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  162. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  163. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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