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Divers Alert Network Grant Awarded to Virginie Papadopoulou

The Divers Alert Network (DAN) has selected BME postdoctoral researcher Dr. Virginie Papadopoulou as the 2017 recipient of the R.W. Bill Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant. The program was… Read more

BME Team Selected as Finalists for International Venture Competition

News from BME’s Senior Design studio continues to impress. Christopher Lynch, Erica Lenzen, Gabrielle Hochu, Hannah Kausche, and Wyatt Robinson have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Richards Ba… Read more

Department Spin-Off Company SonoVol Receives NIH Grant

SonoVol, a company run by UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. graduate Ryan Gessner, was awarded a $1.8 million SBIR grant titled “Development of a mobile and automated platform… Read more

Former BME Undergraduate Receives 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Adriano Bellotti, former NC State-based BME undergraduate and current UNC graduate student, has been named as a 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholar. This prestigious program provides full support to the top… Read more

Undergraduate Team Selected to Compete in Global Health Competition

H3 Global, a team of BME undergraduates, has been selected to attend and compete in the Seventh Annual Undergraduate Global Health Design Competition. Hosted by Rice University, this event will featur… Read more

Zhen Gu Named 2017 Health Care Hero by Triangle Business Journal

Dr. Zhen Gu is brilliant, kind, and personable, and is arguably one of the most innovative biomedical scientists in the nation today. The Triangle Business Journal, a local publication with a large pr… Read more

Jeremy Nortey Receives Cato T. Laurincin Travel Fellowship

The Society for Biomaterials (SFB) has selected BME junior Jeremy Nortey to receive this year’s Cato T. Laurincin Travel Fellowship, a program that supports under-represented minorities in the field o… Read more

Product Developed by BME Students Sees Successful Commercial Launch

Few classes offer real opportunity for students to make a difference, but Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s Senior Design course has proven time and time again that it does just that. During this course, teams of st… Read more

National Inventors Hall of Fame Selects Fran Ligler as 2017 Inductee

Dr. Fran Ligler has dedicated her life to bettering the lives of millions, and last month the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced that they would be honoring this dedication by inducting her int… Read more

Anti-Cancer Platelet Therapy a Promising End to Microtumors

Microtumors are one of the most pressing concerns for cancer patients after they have undergone surgery to remove the larger tumors. Whether the microtumors are missed due to their size, or developed… Read more

Department Featured by University System of North Carolina

The Department has once again been featured by a major educational institution – this time, by the University System of North Carolina. The feature, found on the system’s webpage, talks in detail abou… Read more

Newly Developed Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cells Offer Less Risk, Equal Reward

A team of researchers have developed a synthetic cardiac stem cell that greatly reduces the risks associated with standard stem cell therapy. Led by Ke Cheng, associate professor in BME and Molecular… Read more