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Entrepreneurs are born in BME: Emily Wrona and Kristin Reed selected for 2018 Adams Apprenticeship Program

This year, UNC’s Adams Apprenticeship accepted less than half of its applicants to their prestigious program. The apprenticeship, aimed at encouraging student entrepreneurship by providing resources a… Read more

NC State News Bulletin features Ke Cheng and his work with targeted heart repair

Dr. Ke Cheng’s latest work on targeted heart repair has been featured in the NC State News Bulletin. The article, ‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair, discusses how Cheng’s “decor… Read more

Starting the year off right: Emily Mihalko named NC State GAANN Molecular Biotechnology Fellow

BME graduate student Emily Mihalko has started the year off with a bang: she has been named as a 2018 NC State GAANN Moluecular Biotechnology Fellow! This prestigious fellowship is provided through th… Read more

Caterina Gallippi receives competitive renewal R01 from National Institutes of Health

Dr. Caterina Gallippi has been awarded a competitive renewal R01 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to continue developing ultrasound-based imaging methods for delineating caroti… Read more

Three new NCTraCS grants awarded to BME faculty

It is no secret that BME houses world-class researchers. It should come as no surprise, then, that four BME faculty members have been awarded new grants from the North Carolina Translational and Clini… Read more

Andy Brandt: The Next Pioneer of Rehabilitation Engineering

PhD student Andy Brandt always has a smile on her face and a helping hand for those in need. Working under the direction of Dr. Helen Huang in BME’s CLEAR Core, Andy has been able to study how to crea… Read more

Fran Ligler Gets Superhero Treatment from Inventors Hall of Fame

  For Camp Invention (grades K-6), the National Inventor Hall of Fame creates comic-book superhero characters for its “rock stars,” the NIHF inductees. BME’s Dr. Fran Ligler’s character has just … Read more

New BME Faculty Member Wesley Legant Featured in Nature

New BME faculty member Dr. Wesley Legant has been featured in Nature for his work with DIY microscopes! Not finding a microscope that allowed him to take the readings he needed, Wesley instead decided… Read more

Taylor Discovers Protein that Returns Neural Connections to Normal After Brain Injury

Head injuries occur often in a myriad of situations- car crashes, falls, sports- and now BME faculty member Dr. Anne Marion Taylor and her team are one step closer to understanding how to reverse the… Read more

Kristina Rivera Wins Second Place at Bayer CropScience Research Symposium

BME graduate student Kristina Rivera took home second place for her work “Controlling Oxygen Levels in Vascularized 3D Gut-on-Chip” at the Bayer CropScience Research Symposium held on Wednesday, Septe… Read more

Altis Biosystems Receives NC IDEA SEED Grant

Altis Biosystems, a company co-founded by BME Chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton and BME faculty member Dr. Scott Magness, has received an NC IDEA SEED grant. Altis was chosen from a pool of more than 150 app… Read more

Gu Lab Featured in NIH Director’s Blog, UNC Healthcare News

The final quarter of the year has been a busy one for Dr. Zhen Gu. In addition to his ground-breaking research, hectic lecture circuit, and full conference schedule, he has found time to be interviewe… Read more