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  1. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  2. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

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

  5. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  7. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  9. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  11. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  15. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  17. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  20. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  24. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  28. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  29. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  30. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  32. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  35. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  36. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  38. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  39. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  41. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  42. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  45. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  47. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  51. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  52. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  53. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  54. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  57. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  59. New advancements in arthritis research

  60. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  61. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  62. A big boost for innovation

  63. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  66. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  67. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  68. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  70. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  73. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  76. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  78. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  79. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  80. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  84. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  88. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  90. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  92. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  94. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  99. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  100. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  101. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  104. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  105. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  106. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  107. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  108. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  109. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  111. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  112. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  114. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  115. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  116. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

  118. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  120. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  122. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  129. New projects for CQPI

  130. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  131. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  134. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

  137. The language of stem cells, decoded

  138. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  146. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  149. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  150. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  151. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  153. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  156. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  158. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  162. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  163. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  164. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  166. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  169. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  170. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  171. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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