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

  2. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  3. UW Researcher receives NIH grant to study use of evidence-based practices in health care

  4. SEIPS short course illustrates challenges of operating medical systems, raising questions about patient safety

  5. ISyE Professor receives NSF grant to improve E-visits

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

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

  8. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  9. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

  11. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

  14. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  16. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  18. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

  21. Six UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  22. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  24. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  27. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  31. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  35. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  36. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  37. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  39. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  42. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  43. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  45. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  46. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  48. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  49. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  52. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  55. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  58. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  59. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  60. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  61. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

  62. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  66. New advancements in arthritis research

  67. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  68. A big boost for innovation

  69. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  70. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  73. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  74. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  75. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  77. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  80. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  83. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  85. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  86. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  87. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  91. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  96. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  98. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  99. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  101. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  106. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  107. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  108. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  111. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  112. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  113. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  114. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  115. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  116. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  118. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  119. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  121. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  122. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  123. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  126. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  127. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  129. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  136. New projects for CQPI

  137. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  138. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  143. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  144. The language of stem cells, decoded

  145. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  153. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  156. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  157. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  158. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  160. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  163. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  165. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  169. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  170. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  171. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  173. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  176. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  177. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  178. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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