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Izzy Kim is one of this year’s Husky 100!!

We are very proud to share that our longtime lab member Izzy Kim has been awarded the amazing Husky 100 distinction for the 2023-24 academic year! Izzy is a current senior in our undergraduate program and has been a member of the CardSS Lab since November 2021. She established herself as a strong research presence in the lab while working with her initial graduate student mentor (Dr. Savannah Bifulco, who graduated this past summer). For the past year, she has…

New Review on Biomechanics in AFib Published!

We are very proud to share that Dr. Åshild Telle‘s first paper as a member of the lab was published earlier this week in Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy! The title of our review is “Personalized biomechanical insights in atrial fibrillation: opportunities & challenges”. The paper will be available to subscribers via this link. The publisher has provided a second link that will make the paper available to non-subscribers for a limited time, please use this link only if your…

New CardSS Lab Research Published in the Journal of Physiology!

We are thrilled to share that CardSS Lab PhD Student Chelsea Gibbs has published her first paper as lead author for research related to her dissertation. The article is entitled “Graft–host coupling changes can lead to engraftment arrhythmia: a computational study”. This work is a product of our exciting collaboration with Dr. Chuck Murry and other members of his team, working at UW’s Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM; pron. “ice cream”). In this paper, we use models…

Congratulations CardSS Lab Members on Many Recent Achievements!

We are excited to report many recent successes over the past few months! PhD Candidate Savannah Bifulco was invited to give oral presentations at the 2023 Gordon Research Seminar (!) and then the Gordon Research Conference (!!!) on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms, which was held in Galveston, Tx. Moreover, she earned an Honorable Mention (cash prize!) for her poster presentation. Bravo Savannah!   PhD Student Chelsea Gibbs will be giving an oral presentation at the 2023 Cardiac Physiome Workshop, to be…

UW Engineering News Story About Pat and his Dad

The team at UW Engineering News, led by the amazing Chelsea Yates, has published a touching new article that tells the story of a very scary experience Pat had with the health of his Dad (Mike Boyle) in fall of 2022. This changed the way we think about our research on AFib and stroke, making it all feel a lot more personal for Pat! We all feel very fortunate to work with world leaders at UW in this area who…