Scientists are planting human stem cells on membranes of parsley and vanilla beans to optimize cell growth and discover new possibilities for biomedical implants.
By using principles of systems engineering, researchers are examining the interplay of patients, clinicians, and technology to improve processes and reduce patient safety risks.
Researchers are investigating ways to accelerate learning by stimulating nerves in the head and neck, building on prior research that showed stimulation of nerves in animals dramatically increased the speed at which an animal learned a task.
The Forward BIO Institute catalyzes innovation in biomanufacturing research, and acts as a catapult to push groundbreaking technologies into the private sector. To accomplish this vision, the Institute engages with research institutions throughout the Midwest and supports innovations in transformative research and development, public-private partnerships, and workforce development in the emerging area of biomanufacturing.
WIHSE aims to revolutionize the patient experience, improve population health, control healthcare costs, and enhance clinician satisfaction by bringing together practitioners and researchers to design better systems in health care.
Kip Ludwig will lead a more than $2 million NIH grant to test a novel liquid metal electrode as an alternative means of treating chronic back pain. “Right now there is a huge market for …September 26, 2019
Aviad Hai, GIE Fellow and Assistant Professor of biomedical engineering, will use a new grant to develop sensors for brain imaging to provide new insights into brain seizures in epilepsy.September 17, 2019
Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics Inc. is one of at least 10 stem cell companies in Madison, most started by UW-Madison researchers. GIE Lead Bill Murphy created Stem Pharm, a spinoff from his lab, which sells materials …September 15, 2019
We have electric cars, razors and now an electric bandage? Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have developed an electrode-dressed bandage to help the body heal itself. Electrical currents are created when the body moves. …September 12, 2019
WIHSE Associate Director Oguzhan Alagoz is part of a team that landed a three-year NSF grant to develop solutions for patients who transition from hospitals to nursing facilities.August 21, 2019
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