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

  2. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  4. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  8. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  10. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  13. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  17. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  21. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  22. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  23. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  24. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  28. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  29. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  31. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  33. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  34. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  35. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  38. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  41. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  44. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  45. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  46. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  47. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  50. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  52. New advancements in arthritis research

  53. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  54. A big boost for innovation

  55. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  56. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  59. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  60. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  61. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  63. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  66. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  69. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  71. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  72. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  73. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  77. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  82. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  83. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  85. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  87. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  92. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  93. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  94. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  97. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  98. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  99. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  100. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  101. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  102. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  104. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  105. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  107. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  108. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  109. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  110. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  113. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  115. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  122. New projects for CQPI

  123. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  124. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

  128. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  130. The language of stem cells, decoded

  131. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  139. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  142. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  143. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  144. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  146. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  149. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  151. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  155. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  156. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  157. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  159. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  162. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  163. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  164. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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