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Eight Undergraduates Named 2013-14 BME Abrams Scholars

Congratulations to this year’s eight Abrams Scholars who were selected from a very strong applicant pool of 28 BME undergraduates interested in guided laboratory research to enhance their undergraduat… Read more

BME Spinout – Augment Medical Awarded Grant from NC TraCS’s Carolina KickStart

Augment Medical, was among four local startups awarded ~$20,000 each in commercialization awards from Carolina KickStart, a service of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute… Read more

BME Graduate Student Mallory Selzo places 3rd in Student Paper Competition

On October 1, BME Graduate student Mallory Selzo who works in the lab of Dr. Caterina Gallippi at UNC-CH, won 3rd place in the student paper competition at the 2013 International Tissue Elasticity Con… Read more

BME Senior Wade Colburn traveled around the world in spring 2013 with Semester at Sea

During Wade’s first three years at NC State, he embarked upon two Semester at Sea programs: the first a month-long Maymester trip to Central America in Spring 2011, and the second a semester-long prog… Read more

Helen Huang’s Research on Brain-Connected Prosthetics featured on NCSU web site and in Triangle Business Journal

Dr. Helen Huang, newly hired core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, had her work on prosthetic control with neural signals featured prominently in both NC State University’s o… Read more

BME Postdoc, Dr. Kota Takahashi receives Professional Development Award

In September 2013 the North Carolina State University Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) selected Joint Department Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Kota Takahashi for a 2013-2014 Professional Development… Read more

BME Student’s Multidisciplinary team wins Medical Category’s First Prize in NASA’s 2013 Create the Future Design Contest

Last fall a group of students in the MBA Product Innovation class, which is sponsored by the NC State’s ASSIST Research Engineering Center, continued to work on their idea after the term ended and the… Read more

BME’s Greg Sawicki Awarded NIH R01 as part of the National Robotics Initiative

On September 18, 2013 Dr. Greg Sawicki, Director of the Human PoWeR Lab in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at NCSU/UNC received a 5-year NIH R01 research grant for his project titled “N… Read more

BME’s Loboa Anti-Microbial Matrix Research Featured in Cover Story of September 14 Issue of New Scientist

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the work of her Cell Mechanics Laboratory team were featured prominently in the Cover Story of the September 14… Read more

BME’s Dr. Paul Dayton and Pharmacy Collaborator William Janzen Awarded UNC’s Technology Development Grant

On September 11, 2013 BME core faculty member, Dr. Paul Dayton, and his collaborator, William Janzen (Eshelman School of Pharmacy), received a Technology Development Grant Sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill… Read more

BME’s Senior Design Program featured in Raleigh’s News & Observer

On September 9, 2013 the Raleigh, NC based “News & Observer” published an article by Laura Baverman titled “NC State leads biomed innovation.” The article describes how the Joint Department’s inno… Read more

BME Spinout Novocor Medical Systems Receives Research Funding and Announces Preferred Stock Financing

The technology behind Novocor Medical Systems (Chapel Hill) was originally developed by students and faculty at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University Joint D… Read more