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Six BME Faculty Receive Rehabilitation Center Seed Grants

This past month, the NC State/UNC joint Rehabilitation Engineering Center hosted a research “speed dating” event…with a twist. Attendees were given a small amount of time to meet, greet, and discuss… Read more

Orthopaedic Research Society Features Research by BME Graduate Student David Ruppert

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society featured many outstanding projects, one of which was led by BME graduate student David Ruppert. David delivered a fantastic podium lectur… Read more

JDRF and Sanofi Collaborate with BME Faculty to Produce Diabetic Breakthroughs

A smart insulin project spearheaded by BME’s Dr. Zhen Gu has been selected to receive support from a JDRF/Sanofi joint research collaboration. Dr. Gu, along with BME’s Dr. Fran Ligler and UNC’s Drs. J… Read more

Zhen Gu Selected as 2016 Good 100 Honoree

GOOD Magazine, a quarterly publication that champions the slogan, “Live Well. Do Good,” has selected BME faculty member Dr. Zhen Gu as one of their 2016 “GOOD 100”. This list captures 100 people who a… Read more

“Doin’ Good with STEM” TV Spot Features BME Student Michaela Rikard

On Super Bowl Sunday this year, millions of Americans tuned in to watch both the game and the infamous commercials–but few expected for one of those ads to tout the importance of women in STEM fields… Read more

BME Faculty Caterina Gallippi and Shawn Gomez Complete ACCLAIM Leadership Program

The one-year Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program has two new alumni: BME faculty Drs. Caterina Gallippi and Shawn Gomez. ACCLAIM is a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine pr… Read more

Zhen Gu Receives 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship

BME faculty Dr. Zhen Gu has recently been awarded a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship, an award that honors early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising s… Read more

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Dr. Greg Sawicki and PhD candidate Rich Nuckols Attend 1st Annual WearACon

BME faculty Greg Sawicki and PhD candidate Rich Nuckols recently attended the 1st annual WearACon meeting held by the Wearable Robotics Association in Phoenix, Arizona, where they were able to illustr… Read more

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RSC Analyst Journal Features BME Faculty Steven Soper and Nancy Allbritton

The Royal Society of Chemistry journal Analyst recently published a themed issue edited by BME faculty Dr. Steven Soper. The issue focuses on Innovative Tools for Cancer Screening, Detection, and Diag… Read more

Fran Ligler and Michael Daniele Receive 2015 NRL Edison Patent Awards

Each year, the Naval Research Laboratory awards an Edison Award to four patents that have illustrated the potential of significantly benefitting the people of the United States. We are proud to announ… Read more

Former BME Undergraduate Amalia Lee (Osborne) Featured in ‘Why I Do So Much’ Article

Amalia Lee (nee Osborne), a former BME undergraduate at NC State, has been featured in a UNC Health Care publication called “Why I Do So Much.” The article outlines Amalia’s interest in the biomedical… Read more

BME Administrative Manager Rekha Balasubramanyam Celebrates 15 Years with NC State University

Our very own Rekha Balasubramanyam, Administrative Manager for BME, celebrated 15 years of employment with NC State University last month at the 2015 Service Awards Breakfast. This event is set up to… Read more