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UNC Senior Design Team Selected as Finalists in National Invention Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition has selected the finalist for its 2014 Competition, and VoluMetric is one of seven undergraduate teams chosen from across the United States! VoluMetric is an under… Read more

BME IT Team Wins UNC IT Excellence Award

BME’s Information Technology team, Dustin Jones and Eugene Yamamura, received a Fall 2014 UNC IT Excellence Award. Out of 17 team nominations from across the entire UNC Campus, 3 groups were selected… Read more

Three BME Graduate Students Receive Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants

North Carolina State University’s Graduate School awarded three BME graduate students Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants for Spring 2015. They were Allison Amos, Hayley Dirscherl and Lauren Putvi… Read more

Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery Research from Zhen Gu’s Lab Featured on ScienceDaily, UNC Healthcare News, and NC State News

Researchers in Dr. Zhen Gu’s lab have developed “nano-cocoons” (see left) that offer targeted drug delivery against cancer cells. This innovative design utilizes DNA that tricks the cancer cell absorb… Read more

Senior Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Jeffrey Powell Uses 3D Printing to Create Low-Cost Prosthetic Hand for a Local Boy

Jeffrey Powell has gone above and beyond to assist a local six year old boy, Holden Mora, who was born without fully-formed fingers on his left hand. As an undergraduate in the Biomedical Engineering… Read more

Imola Zigoneanu wins F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Cancer Institute

Congratulations to Dr. Zigoneanu, a postdoctoral fellow working in Dr. Allbritton’s lab, on her recent Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Acr… Read more

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The Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research Established to Help Fuel Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering

Brent Sheerer, UNC Alumnus and President of Ultra-Met Carbide Technologies, has led the way in establishing the Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research in the Joint Department of Biomedical Eng… Read more

Two BME Postdoctoral Fellows selected for 2014-2015 Professional Development Awards

BME Postdoctoral Fellows Dr. Brian Cummins (working with Dr. Frances Ligler) and Dr. Liliana Mellor (working with Dr. Elizabeth Loboa) were selected for a 2014-2015 Professional Development Award from… Read more

Fran Ligler selected to chair National Research Council Panel on Review of the Material Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

This spring, BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was selected to chair a newly formed NRC Panel on Review of the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) at the National Institute of Standards and Techno… Read more

Dr. Greg Sawicki awarded a National Institutes of Health R21 Grant

BME core faculty member, Dr. Greg Sawicki, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R21 Grant. The funded research project is titled “Robotic Ankle to Restore Symmetry and Reduce Energy Cost o… Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa Featured on NC State’s “This is What Science Looks Like at NC State”

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa was recently selected to write a blog post for the NC State series “This Is What Science Looks like at NC State.” The series seeks to put a face on research at NC State by having a… Read more

Nancy Allbritton Funded for Two New R01 Awards from the National Institutes of Health

BME congratulates Dr. Nancy Allbritton, who has been awarded two new R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health. The first grant, titled “Single-Cell Measurement of Lipid Signaling in Colorecta… Read more