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  1. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  5. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  6. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  7. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  8. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  9. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  11. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  12. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  15. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  17. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  21. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  22. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  23. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  24. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  25. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  29. New advancements in arthritis research

  30. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  31. A big boost for innovation

  32. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  33. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  36. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  37. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  38. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  40. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  43. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  46. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  48. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  49. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  50. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  54. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  59. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  60. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  62. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  64. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  69. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  70. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  71. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  74. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  75. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  76. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  77. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  78. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  79. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  81. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  82. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  84. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  85. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  86. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  89. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  90. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  92. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  99. New projects for CQPI

  100. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  101. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  104. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

  107. The language of stem cells, decoded

  108. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  116. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  119. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  120. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  121. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  123. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  126. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  128. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  132. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  133. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  134. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  136. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  139. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  140. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  141. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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