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  1. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  5. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  6. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  7. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  8. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  12. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  13. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  14. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  16. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  18. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  19. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  20. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  23. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  26. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  29. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  30. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  31. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  32. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  35. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  37. New advancements in arthritis research

  38. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  39. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  40. A big boost for innovation

  41. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  44. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  45. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  46. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  48. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  51. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  54. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  56. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  57. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  58. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  62. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  67. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  69. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  70. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  72. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  77. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  78. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  79. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  82. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  83. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  84. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  85. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  86. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  87. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  89. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  90. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  92. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  93. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  94. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  97. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  98. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  100. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  107. New projects for CQPI

  108. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  109. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

  113. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  115. The language of stem cells, decoded

  116. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  124. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  127. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  128. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  129. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  131. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  134. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  136. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  140. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  141. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  142. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  144. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  147. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  148. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  149. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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