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

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

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

  4. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  6. Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules

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

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

  9. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  13. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  17. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  18. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  19. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  20. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

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

  24. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  25. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  27. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  29. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  30. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  31. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  34. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

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

  37. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  40. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  41. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  42. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  43. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

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

  46. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  48. New advancements in arthritis research

  49. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  50. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  51. A big boost for innovation

  52. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  55. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  56. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  57. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

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

  59. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  62. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  65. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  67. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  68. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  69. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  73. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  77. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  79. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  81. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  83. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  88. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  89. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  90. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  93. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  94. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  95. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  96. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  97. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  98. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  100. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  101. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

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

  103. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  104. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  105. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  106. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  109. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  111. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  118. New projects for CQPI

  119. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  120. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  125. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  126. The language of stem cells, decoded

  127. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  135. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  138. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  139. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  140. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  142. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  145. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  147. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  151. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  152. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  153. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  155. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  158. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  159. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  160. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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