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Biomedical Engineering News

  1. Three faculty members inducted into American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

  2. Hongrui Jiang: An interdisciplinary innovator

  3. BME alum's health software company earns investor funding

  4. New technique allows researchers to fine-tune gene editing

  5. NIH grant to launch statewide study of the brain in people with epilepsy

  6. NIH/NCI grant will fund ‘high-impact’ cancer research in biomedical engineering

  7. ECE professor elected fellow to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

  8. Antibody targets key cancer marker; opens door to better diagnosis, therapy

  9. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  10. Alumnus Shen Luo receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  11. Ma earns 2015 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

  12. Mackie honored as his latest startup shifts toward high gear

  13. BME Assistant Professor co-writes paper on the future implications of CRISPR technology

  14. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 16 Engineers' Day

  15. Compound doubles up on cancer detection

  16. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  17. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

  18. BME Associate Professor receives NIH grant to study valvular dysfunction

  19. NIH Director’s Blog: If I only had a brain? Tissue chips predict neurotoxicity

  20. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  21. Software piggybacks on electronic medical records, saves clinician time

  22. Scientific American: "Brain in a dish" could replace toxic animal tests

  23. Stem cell-derived ‘organoids’ help predict neural toxicity

  24. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison study: 'Tissue chips' could screen drugs, chemicals

  25. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW scientists announce advances in testing drugs for safety

  26. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  27. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  28. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  29. BME Professor appointed interim associate dean of the Graduate School

  30. Josh Medow: Critical care for the brain

  31. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  33. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  34. Researchers identify protein crucial for stem cell survival using editing tool CRISPR

  35. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison opens science labs to rural Wisconsin students

  36. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

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

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

  39. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  40. Gift to Morgridge Institute ‘Fab Lab’ to boost medical device innovations

  41. NIH funds Wan-Ju Li’s stem cell research

  42. Biomedical engineering instructor engages and inspires students, encourages diversity

  43. Students develop innovative devices through biomedical engineering design

  44. Biomedical engineers bring winning innovations to 2015 Burrill Competition

  45. Engineering students win 2015 Tong Design Award with modified Chinese finger trap

  46. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  47. The future of internships is virtual

  48. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  49. New test aids personalized cancer care

  50. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

  52. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  54. Engadget: ‘Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

  55. Popular Science: Computer chips can now be made from wood

  56. What could a wood chip do? Advance could mean biodegradable computer chips

  57. Biodegradable computer chips created by UW, Forest Lab researchers

  58. Gizmodo: We can now make computer chips out of wood

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

  60. Forbes: DARPA takes a stab at needle-free blood draws

  61. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

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

  63. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  64. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  65. Simple sample: Federal grant advances pain-free blood tests from UW startup

  66. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  68. The Guardian: Human genetic engineering demands more than a moratorium

  69. Xconomy: Tasso, GenTegra push ahead with DARPA-backed home blood-draw device

  70. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

  71. Chesler and alum named AIMBE fellows

  72. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  73. Texts used 'round the world: Webster continues to publish in retirement

  74. BME returning adult student wins campus-wide award

  75. Badger Herald: UW research will target how toxins affect the human body

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

  77. BME alum’s company raises $1.5 million from investors

  78. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

  79. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  80. College of Engineering helps WARF near the top in university patents

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

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

  83. Wisconsin State Journal: 'Tissue chips' could replace animal studies, UW-Madison researchers say

  84. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

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

  86. Mackie focuses future on entrepreneurship

  87. BME alum Domenech Garcia wins role model award

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

  89. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

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

  91. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  92. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  93. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison senior Maria Estevez discusses women pursuing STEM fields

  94. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  95. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  98. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  99. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  101. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  102. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognizes two UW-Madison engineers as outstanding students

  103. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

  104. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  105. American Society of Biomechanics awards Slane’s graduate work

  106. New program recognizes valuable contributions made by early-career scientists

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

  108. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  109. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  110. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  111. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  113. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  116. Strong engineers, strong community

  117. New design lab is critical part of BME undergraduate education

  118. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  119. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  120. Chesler receives diversity honor

  121. To your health: Researchers explore what happens when heart cells fail

  122. Big Picture Science: Replace what ails you

  123. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  124. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  125. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  128. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  130. New advancements in arthritis research

  131. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  132. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  133. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  134. UW-Madison College of Engineering up, loons down

  135. A big boost for innovation

  136. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  137. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  140. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  141. UW-Madison engineers win in Governor's Business Plan Contest

  142. Biomedical engineers to study vascular network development in tissue scaffolds

  143. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  144. Biomedical engineers offer much-needed update for blood-sampling process

  145. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  146. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

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

  148. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

  150. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

  151. UV light-emitting bandage wins 2014 Qualcomm Innovation Prize

  152. UW-Madison researchers develop new technology to diagnose asthma

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

  154. The present and future role of microfluidics in biomedical research

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

  156. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  157. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  158. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

  159. New technology could make for cheaper, faster oil spill cleanup, UW researchers say

  160. "Greener" aerogel technology holds potential for oil and chemical clean-up

  161. Oil spill cleanup by sponge: Madison scientists tout tidy technology

  162. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  163. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  165. Reflections on innovation

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

  167. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  168. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  169. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  170. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  171. Perspective Wisconsin: Rhodes Scholar Drew Birrenkott

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

  173. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  174. UW-Madison senior wins Rhodes Scholarship

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

  176. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

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

  178. Biomedical engineer aims to mitigate older adults' risk of falls

  179. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  180. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

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

  182. Sound Engineering: The mystery of forces in living matter

  183. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  184. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  185. The BME and MS&E Departments welcomes new faculty member - Michael Murrell

  186. The BME Department welcomes new faculty member - Jeremy Rogers

  187. Sound Engineering: Fighting disease with optics

  188. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  189. BME call for fall design project ideas

  190. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  191. Five questions ... about manufacturing systems engineering education

  192. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

  193. Team earns grant focused on reducing workplace injury, fatigue

  194. Our global footprint: How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world

  195. Nimunkar awarded global scholarship honor

  196. Williams receives inaugural restorative neuroscience award

  197. Engineering students recognized for service and leadership

  198. Students in UW housing celebrate outstanding educators

  199. Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

  200. Creative energy harvest and storage ideas top energy and sustainability competition

  201. Vanderheiden project receives $12 million for implementation in Europe

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

  203. Vanderheiden receives award for contributions to low vision work

  204. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  205. Virtual exertions research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects

  206. Chesler named ELATE fellow

  207. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  208. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

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

  211. Li earns 3M faculty award

  212. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

  213. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  215. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  216. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  217. The hand is the hook: With competition prizes, printable prosthetic moves closer to market

  218. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  219. In new course, students will fight cholera in Sierra Leone

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

  221. Virtual internship program earns NSF support

  222. Block earns support to investigate image-guided drug delivery

  223. Kreeger awarded $720K for ovarian cancer research

  224. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  227. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  229. The language of stem cells, decoded

  230. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  231. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  232. The BME Department welcomes new faculty member - Kris Saha

  233. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

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

  235. Masters to participate in NAE symposium

  236. BME grad student earns best poster award

  237. UW-Madison biomedical engineering, pharmacy researcher earns international honor

  238. Cheap, printable prosthetic hand wins top prize at 2012 Innovation Days

  239. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  240. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

  241. Two projects to study cell-to-cell communications

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

  243. Meyerand elected AIMBE fellow

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

  245. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

  246. Dielectric study awarded PMB citations prize

  247. Doctor's basement tinkering leads to development of intracranial pressure monitor

  248. Medow creates life-saving device for children with hydrocephalus

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

  250. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  251. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

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

  253. The cyborg in us all

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

  255. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

  256. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  257. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  258. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  261. Blending engineering and the arts

  262. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  263. Breathing room: Technology idea will treat lung ailments

  264. UW-Madison students make 'genetic machines' for international competition

  265. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  266. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

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

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

  269. Two UW-Madison alumni among top-10 Pop-Sci geniuses