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

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

  3. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  4. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

  6. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

  9. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  11. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  13. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  17. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  19. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  22. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  26. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  30. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  31. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  32. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  33. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  37. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  38. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  40. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  41. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  43. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  44. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  47. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  49. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  53. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  54. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  55. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  56. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  59. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  61. New advancements in arthritis research

  62. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  63. A big boost for innovation

  64. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  65. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  68. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  69. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  70. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  72. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  75. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  78. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  80. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  81. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  82. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  86. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  90. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

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

  93. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  94. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  96. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  101. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  102. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  103. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  106. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  107. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  108. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  109. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  110. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  111. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  113. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  114. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  116. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  117. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  118. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  119. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  122. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  124. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  131. New projects for CQPI

  132. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  133. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  136. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

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

  139. The language of stem cells, decoded

  140. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  148. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  151. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  152. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  153. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  155. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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


  158. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  160. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  164. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  165. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  166. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  168. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  171. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  172. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  173. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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