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

  2. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  3. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  13. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

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

  15. Josh Medow: Critical care for the brain

  16. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  18. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

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

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

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

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

  23. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  24. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

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

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

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

  28. Students develop innovative devices through biomedical engineering design

  29. Biomedical engineers bring winning innovations to 2015 Burrill Competition

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

  31. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  32. The future of internships is virtual

  33. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  34. New test aids personalized cancer care

  35. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

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

  38. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  48. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

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

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

  51. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

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

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

  55. Chesler and alum named AIMBE fellows

  56. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

  57. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

  59. BME returning adult student wins campus-wide award

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

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

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

  63. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

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

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

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

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

  69. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

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

  71. Mackie focuses future on entrepreneurship

  72. BME alum Domenech Garcia wins role model award

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

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

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

  76. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  77. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

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

  79. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  80. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  84. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  86. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

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

  88. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

  89. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

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

  93. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  94. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  95. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  96. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  98. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  101. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  103. Chesler receives diversity honor

  104. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  105. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  106. Big Picture Science: Replace what ails you

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

  108. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  109. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  110. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  112. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  115. New advancements in arthritis research

  116. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  117. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  118. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  119. A big boost for innovation

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

  121. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  122. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  125. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  127. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  129. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  131. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

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

  133. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

  135. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

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

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

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

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

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

  142. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  143. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  147. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

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

  149. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  150. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  153. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  154. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  155. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  156. Perspective Wisconsin: Rhodes Scholar Drew Birrenkott

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

  158. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  159. UW-Madison senior wins Rhodes Scholarship

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

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

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

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

  164. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

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

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

  168. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  169. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

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

  172. Sound Engineering: Fighting disease with optics

  173. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  174. BME call for fall design project ideas

  175. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  177. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

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

  180. Williams receives inaugural restorative neuroscience award

  181. Nimunkar awarded global scholarship honor

  182. Engineering students recognized for service and leadership

  183. Students in UW housing celebrate outstanding educators

  184. Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

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

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

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

  188. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  189. Vanderheiden receives award for contributions to low vision work

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

  191. Chesler named ELATE fellow

  192. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

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

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

  196. Li earns 3M faculty award

  197. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

  198. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  200. Tenure Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor sought

  201. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  203. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

  206. Kreeger awarded $720K for ovarian cancer research

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

  208. Virtual internship program earns NSF support

  209. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  212. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  214. The language of stem cells, decoded

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

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

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

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

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

  220. Masters to participate in NAE symposium

  221. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  224. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  225. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

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

  228. Meyerand elected AIMBE fellow

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

  230. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

  231. Dielectric study awarded PMB citations prize

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

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

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

  235. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  238. The cyborg in us all

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

  240. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

  241. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  242. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  243. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  246. Blending engineering and the arts

  247. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  248. Breathing room: Technology idea will treat lung ailments

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

  250. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

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