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Brian Diekman Receives Grant to Study Mechanisms of Aging

BME faculty member Dr. Brian Diekman has received a $100,000 grant from the American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR)/Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) to study the mechanisms of aging… Read more

Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering – Neuroengineering Focus

The UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) ( is seeking to fill a 9-month tenure-track position in Rehabilitation Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor…. Read more

BME Teams Up with Duke Researchers to Study Synthetic Platelets for Wound Healing

Dr. Ashley Brown and an inter-institutional team of researchers from NC State, UNC, and Duke have recently been awarded a Duke/NC State Clinical and Translational Science Award to study synthetic plat… Read more

Scott Magness Receives NIH Grant to Study Gut Cancers

Gut cancers are some of the least understood in the oncology world, something Dr. Scott Magness hopes to change in the near future. He and a dedicated research team have received funding from the Nati… Read more

Jason Franz Receives NIH Award to Study Age-Related Mobility and Balance

Dr. Jason Franz and his Applied Biomechanics Laboratory have been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study walking balance control and risk of falls in the elderly. The project wil… Read more

Stephanie Teeter marks 10 years with BME

Stephanie Teeter is celebrating 10 years of service with BME at NC State! Stephanie joined the department in 2007 and since then has worked as a laboratory manager and research technician for several… Read more

Anti-obesity therapy is new target for Zhen Gu’s microneedle patch

The microneedle patch developed by Dr. Zhen Gu and his research team now has a new application: delivering fat-fighting therapies. Zhen and his team have created a patch-based method by which energy-s… Read more

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Abrams Scholars!

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Abrams Scholars! The Abrams Scholarship program provides stipends to undergraduate students to undertake faculty-guided laboratory research projects. The 28 awardees,… Read more

Zhen Gu’s Smart Insulin Patch Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Zhen Gu’s “smart” insulin patch has made the headlines again- this time, in the U.S. News & World Report. According to the article, clinical experts in the diabetes space are hopeful that this… Read more

BME Chair Nancy Allbritton Receives 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award

Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, will be honored with the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award. The Edward Kidder Graham Award was establis… Read more

BME Welcomes Laura Schranz, Development Director

We are pleased to announce that Laura Schranz will joining the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering on November 6, 2017 as the Department’s Director of Development. Laura most recen… Read more