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‘Nanodecoys’ for treating Covid-19

BME Professor Ke Cheng, who is also Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine in NC State University, has recently published that ACE2 nanodecoys derived from human lung… Read more

BME Assistant Prof Rahima Benhabbour’s Innovative Drug Delivery Systems

As Assistant Professor in the Joint BME Department and Adjunct Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Dr Rahima Benhabbour’s ultimate goal has been to develop and commercialize innovative d… Read more

William Polacheck
BME Assistant Prof Bill Polacheck recently received an AHA Career Development Award

BME Assistant Professor Bill Polacheck has recently received an American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award for his research project “The Role of the Notch Mechanosensory Complex in the… Read more

BME Student Aryssa Simpson Awarded a Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship

Aryssa Simpson, a first-year BME graduate student in the lab of Assistant Professor Ashley Brown, has been awarded a Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship. This year, there were 23 nominations, and only 7 g… Read more

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

Matt Fisher
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

BME Undergraduate Seth Kodikara named a 2021 Beckman Scholar

BME Undergraduate Seth Kodikara named a 2021 Beckman Scholar in NC State’s Chemistry of Life Program.  The Beckman Scholars Program is a 15-month mentored research experience for exceptional undergrad… Read more

BME Chair Emeritus Nancy Allbritton to Receive 2021 Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award

Nancy Allbritton, current University of Washington College of Engineering dean and professor of bioengineering and 2009-2019 UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering Chair, will receive… Read more

BME Faculty Ashley Brown and Danny Freytes Selected Goodnight Early Career Innovators

BME Assistant Professors Ashley Brown and Donald “Danny” Freytes were selected to the 2020-2021 inaugural class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators.  The award was very recently established to suppor… Read more

Lesley Hubbard
Lesley Hubbard Wins a 2021 College of Engineering Award for Excellence

BME’s NC State Undergraduate Student Services administrator Lesley Hubbard is one of the College of Engineering’s two SHRA winners of the 2021 Awards for Excellence. Lesley’s recognition as a COE Awar… Read more