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Two BME PhD students win Impact and Horizon awards

BME PhD students Emily Ozpinar and Gabriela Torres have won the UNC Graduate School’s 2021 Horizon and Impact Awards respectively, among other 14 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and alumni. Made pos… Read more

BME alumni Conrad Dear patents a neonatal monitoring device, the “TrachTracker”

BME alumni Conrad Dear, a second-year medical student at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), has developed a unique monitoring device for neonatal tracheostomy patients, th… Read more

A team of BME Seniors wins two awards in the Carolina Pitch Challenge

MUSE Biomedical, a team of BME seniors who are developing medical devices focused on preventing opioid addictions, won 1st place in the Early Stage Social category and also 1st place in “most buzzwort… Read more

PhD Student Jordan Baer Joiner wins 2nd place at the 2020 PharmAlliance Symposium

UNC Pharmacoengineering PhD Student Jordan Baer Joiner wins second place at the 2020 PharmAlliance Symposium for her talk “Low-intensity focused ultrasound produces immune response in pancreatic tumor… Read more

BME Alum Jamie Cone featured in Design World Network

BME alum Jamie Cone, who graduated from NC State with a concentration in biomaterials, is currently an Engineer II at BD Technologies & Innovation in Research Triangle Park. One of her main respon… Read more

2020-2021 Cohort of Abrams Scholars

We are pleased to announce the 2020-2021 cohort of Abrams Scholars: this year 38 excellent BME undergraduates were selected from a very strong applicant pool to receive a mentored research fellowship… Read more

Seven BME Students inducted into UNC-Phi Beta Kappa

This Fall semester seven BME students were inducted into Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa: Justin David Boyd, Jennifer Sue Cochand, Callum James Funk, Shureed Deepro Qazi, Ananya Tand… Read more

Distinguished Professor Frances Ligler recognized by NAE with prestigious leadership award

BME Ross Lampe Distinguished Professor Frances S. Ligler, has been recognized by The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) with the Simon Ramo Founders Award “for extraordinary impact on the engineeri… Read more

BME PhD student Martin MacKinnon wins the Bruker MRI Award

BME PhD student Martin MacKinnon was the first place winner of the Bruker MRI Award for his entry iZTE-fMRI at the 2020 virtual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine… Read more

BME Juniors’ presentation was runner-up at the 75th Ranger Regiment Symposium

BME Undergraduate students William Arana, Macy Farrar and Joseph Fisher participated at the 75th Ranger Regiment inaugural Academic Research Symposium, hosted virtually through Zoom on September 30th,… Read more

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz receives NIH Grant to Study Falls in Older Adults

BME faculty Dr. Jason Franz has been awarded a new Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) from the National Institutions of Health (NIH) for his proposal titled “The peripheral motor repertoire as a… Read more

BME Spin-out Company Altis Biosystems announces completion of a $3.1 million investment

Altis Biosystems, a company co-founded by BME Associate Professor Scott Magness and former chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton, recently announced completion of a $3.1 million seed investment led by VentureSou… Read more