The WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) is eagerly awaiting applications for their Simulation Fellowship Program with an anticipated start date of Fall 2018. The goal of the program is to foster international leaders in simulation. For full application, program details, and first hand accounts of past fellows, please click here.
3D Printing Functional Materials & Devices
The development of methods for interfacing high performance functional devices with biology could impact regenerative medicine, smart prosthetics, and human-machine interfaces. The ability to three-dimensionally interweave biological and functional materials could enable the creation of devices possessing unique geometries, properties, and functionalities. 3D printing is a multi-scale platform, allowing for the incorporation of functional nanoscale inks, the printing of microscale features, and ultimately the creation of macroscale devices. This three-dimensional blending of functional materials and ‘living’ platforms may enable next-generation 3D printed devices.
Michael C. McAlpine is the Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He received a B.S. in Chemistry with honors from Brown University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard University, and was Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University (2008-2015). His research is focused on 3D printing functional materials & devices, including the three-dimensional interweaving of biological and electronic materials.
Medical simulation lab engineers next-generation training manikin
With Army contract, UW Medicine simulation lab helps create lifelike robot that responds to external stimuli
Josh Kerns UW WISH on Kiro Radio The Ron and Don Show
SEATTLE -- Doctors at UW Medicine are working on next generation mannequins that will prepare combat medics to treat injuries sustained on the battlefield. If it works, the mannequin will nearly replicate a human being with terrible injuries.
University of Washington researchers aim to create the next generation of mannequins, with warm “flesh,” moist “tongues” and other human touches for training battlefield medics.