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BME PhD Student Noah Rubin wins 3rd place at NC State Graduate Research Symposium

Earlier this month, BME PhD student Noah Rubin represented the Joint BME Department at the 15th Annual NC State Graduate Symposium, where his poster won 3rd place among 34 abstracts in the Engineering… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour receives the 2022 CRS Member of the Year Award

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour, who is also adjunct professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, recently received the 2022 Controlled Release Society (CRS) Member of the Year Award. T… Read more

BME Brudno Lab develops an implantable biotechnology for attacking cancerous tumors

Researchers led by BME Assistant Professor Yevgeny Brudno have developed an implantable biotechnology that produces and releases CAR-T cells for attacking cancerous tumors. In a proof-of-concept study… Read more

BME Giving Days in March 2022

Given that the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is part of two campuses, UNC Chapel Hill and NC State, there are two days to support BME: today March 23 at NC State’s Day of Giving, an… Read more

BME Affiliate Amay Bandodkar received Biosensors Young Investigator Award

BME Affiliated Faculty Amay Bandodkar, who is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State, recently received the Young Investigator Award by Biosensors Journal. Dr Bandodkar… Read more

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz invited to participate at the NAE 2022 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz has been invited to participate at the 2022 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE), to be held July 18-20 at the National Academies’ Beckman Cente… Read more

BME Magness’ Lab Maps Entire Human Gut at Single Cell Resolution

BME Associate Professor Scott Magness, postdoctoral Joseph Burclaff and graduate student Jarrett Bliton, among other authors, have mapped for the first time entire human gut at single cell resolution,… Read more

BME spinout SonoVol Inc. acquired by PerkinElmer

BME spinout company SonoVol Inc. was acquired by PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) last February 7, 2022.  SonoVol was co-founded in 2012 by then-graduate student, Dr. Ryan Gessner (Ph.D. 2013), and his graduate… Read more

Professor Paul Dayton Named Chair of the Joint BME Department

After serving as Interim Chair since the Fall of 2019, BME William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton has been named Chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. “Th… Read more

2021 BME Department Achievement Awards

Earlier this week, Internal Achievement Awards were officially announced at the Joint BME Department’s monthly meeting. The award committee highlighted the talents and accomplishments of the 2021 awar… Read more

BME MS MedTech Program awarded a 27k Grant funded by VentureWell

BME M.S. program in MedTech Innovation + Entrepreneurship has just received a grant from VentureWell and the Lemelson Foundation in the amount of $27k. The grant funds are to be used for “Development… Read more

2022 Mid-Career Award goes to BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown has been recognized with the prestigious 2022 Mid-Career Award from the Society for Biomaterials (SFB), which recognizes members who have demonstrated outstanding… Read more