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Collaboration Co-Led by BME Associate Professor Jason Franz Selected for Funding by Eshelman Institute for Innovation

After an extensive review and live pitch to their industry advisory board, the Eshelman Institute for Innovation has selected Co-Principal Investigators Jason Franz (BME Associate Professor) and Brian… Read more

BME Affiliate Nicolas Pégard named 2021 Beckman Young Investigator (BYI)

Nicolas C. Pégard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Applied Physical Sciences and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected as a 2021 Beck… Read more

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CMI Receives 2 NIH Training Grants; One Co-Led by Biomedical Engineering

NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) was recently awarded two NIH T32 Training grant awards to support interdisciplinary team science training of graduate students.  One of these, on the to… Read more

Professors Ke Cheng and Zhen Gu Elected 2021 Fellows of The International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE)

Current BME Faculty Ke Cheng and former Professor Zhen Gu were welcomed and elected as two of the 26 Fellows to the 2021 class of The International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE… Read more

 

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Testimonials

Hunter Reavis, UNC Alum – Class 2016

“After graduation in 2016, I worked as a research technician in a lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the Radiation Oncology department studying DNA damage and repair. This research experience helped me to confirm my passion for cancer biology and in 2018 I began my PhD at the University of Pennsylvania studying the tumor microenvironment of ovarian cancer. BME provided me with a unique perspective in the cancer biology field and I often use many of the approaches and techniques that I learned at UNC!”


Anthony Kyu

Anthony M. Kyu, NC State Undergraduate – Class 2021

“I have a particular interest in prosthetics and robotics. I’m currently the Vice President of NC State’s Cybathlon Team, leading the design of a prosthetic leg for the upcoming competition this September 2020. I’m also the Chief Technology Officer of the Helping Hand Project, responsible for the design and 3D printing of hundreds of body-powered upper-limb prosthetics for children. This year I was awarded an Astronaut Scholarship, after the Joint BME department nominated me. I’m the only NC student among 56 scholarships awarded across 41 universities from around the country.”