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  1. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

  2. NIH Director’s Blog: If I only had a brain? Tissue chips predict neurotoxicity

  3. BME Associate Professor receives NIH grant to study valvular dysfunction

  4. Software piggybacks on electronic medical records, saves clinician time

  5. Grad students in Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab receive NSF fellowships

  6. Scientific American: "Brain in a dish" could replace toxic animal tests

  7. Stem cell-derived ‘organoids’ help predict neural toxicity

  8. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison study: 'Tissue chips' could screen drugs, chemicals

  9. UW-Madison engineer contributes to national report on healthcare errors

  10. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW scientists announce advances in testing drugs for safety

  11. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  12. Camera smaller than a drop of water could change surgical imaging

  13. ISyE Professor taking new approach to large-scale optimization problems after receiving NSF funding

  14. Digging into a biological tool patent

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

  16. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

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

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

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

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

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

  22. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  23. New test aids personalized cancer care

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

  25. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

  28. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

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

  30. Morgridge Institute, UW partners select three postdoctoral fellows

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

  32. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

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

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

  36. TCNL research featured in bestselling book

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

  38. Fine-tuning hydrophobic interactions

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

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

  41. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

  45. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  49. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  50. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  51. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

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

  53. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  56. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  57. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  59. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  61. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  62. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  63. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  66. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

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

  68. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  72. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  73. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  74. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  75. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  77. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  80. New advancements in arthritis research

  81. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  82. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  83. A big boost for innovation

  84. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  87. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  88. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  89. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  91. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

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

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

  94. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  97. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

  99. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  100. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  101. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  105. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

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

  110. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  112. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  113. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

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

  115. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  120. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  121. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  122. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

  125. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  126. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  127. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  128. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  129. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  130. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

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

  132. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  133. Brennan joins national health IT working group

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

  135. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  136. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  137. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

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

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

  140. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  141. Li earns 3M faculty award

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

  143. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

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

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

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

  150. New projects for CQPI

  151. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  152. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

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

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

  157. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  158. The language of stem cells, decoded

  159. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  167. BME grad student earns best poster award

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

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

  170. Researchers advance understanding of fibril inhibitors for diabetes therapy

  171. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  172. Materials engineer applies education to stem cell challenges

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

  174. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

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

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

  177. Biomedical undergrads take second place in inventor competition

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

  179. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

  183. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  184. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  185. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  187. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

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

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

  190. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  191. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  192. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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

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

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