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Concussions Collide with the “Brain Gauge”

Cortical Metrics, a spin out company based on research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is making headlines for a radical new technology that it has developed for assessin… Read more

BME’s Subha Rekha Balasubramanyam Wins NC State’s College of Engineering Award for Excellence

Please join us in giving a heartfelt congratulations to Rekha for having received this year’s College of Engineering’s Awards for Excellence at NC State. At the University level, an Award for Excellen… Read more

Helping Hand: BME Undergraduate Elliot Krause Makes Prosthetic Hand

First year BME undergraduate student Elliot Krause has made a prosthetic hand for an 11-year-old Raleigh girl as part of the Helping Hand project. Elliot used the 3D printer that is available to UNC u… Read more

Joseph Welsh and Lindsay Sullivan Receive NASA/NC Space Grant Fellowship

Two students in Dr. Ted Bateman’s Lab, Joseph Welsh, an undergraduate student, and Lindsay Sullivan, a Ph.D. student, were awarded a NASA/NC Space Grant Fellowship. Joseph will be working with Dr. Ant… Read more

Rachel Nordberg Receives Two Summer Fellowships

BME graduate student Rachel Nordberg has been selected to receive a NASA/NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship program provides add-on support for graduate students to supplemen… Read more

Novocor Receives Life Science Award from TBJ

Triangle Business Journal and accounting firm BDO have announced the third annual class of Life Sciences Awards winners. BME spinout company Novocor Medical Systems has been included in the most recen… Read more

Jin Di Receives Impact Award

BME doctoral student Jin Di has won a 2015 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award for her work with diabetes research. She has developed a system that painlessly releases insulin by applyin… Read more

Lindsay Sullivan Awarded Whitaker International Fellowship

Lindsay Sullivan, a Ph.D. Student in Dr. Ted Bateman’s Lab, was awarded a Whitaker International Fellowship to spend a year at the University of Cambridge in the UK for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Li… Read more

Dr. Nancy Allbritton Inducted as AAAS Fellow and NAI Fellow

Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Professor and Chair of the Joint BME Department, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. AAAS elevates members to t… Read more

Dr. Pacardo Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Dennis Pacardo, a BME Postdoctoral Researcher at NC State, has been selected to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany as a Young Scientist. This year’s Meeting will be the f… Read more

Dr. Gregory Sawicki’s Article Published in Nature

BME faculty Dr. Gregory Sawicki’s co-authored paper, “Reducing the energy cost of human walking using an unpowered exoskeleton,” was published online in Nature on April 1, 2015.  The published results… Read more

A Single-Cell Breakthrough

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering affiliate Scott Magness, PhD, collaborating with BME Chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton describe in the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom the use o… Read more