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CAR-T Cell Therapy Implant Receives NC State Chancellor’s Innovation Fund

From Ideas to Solutions: Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) at NC State this year, and for the first time in the CIF’s history, awardees will receive supplemental… Read more

Spring-Summer 2023 BME Department Achievement Award Winners

We are happy to announce this year’s Department Achievement Award winners. The award committee honors the following recipients on their talents, achievements and dedication to the department in the fo… Read more

Three Researchers in the Joint Department Receive R01 Grants to Investigate Public Health Challenges

Congratulations to Caterina Gallippi, Ashley Brown, and Rahima Benhabbour for receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants (R01s) this summer. R01 grants are the oldest grant… Read more

Studies Demonstrate Ultrasound-Assisted Methods Improve Neuromuscular Feedback

A recently published research study explores the integration of ultrasound with functional electrical stimulation (FES), which is traditionally used to manage drop foot, a condition that results in an… Read more

Congratulations to Ashley Brown, Georgia Tech’s 2023 Forty Under Forty Honoree

The Georgia Tech Alumni Association has chosen BME’s Ashley Brown as a 2023 Forty Under Forty Honoree in the field of academia. The Alumni Association’s “Forty Under Forty” is a competitive recognitio… Read more

WIN Backs SonoVascular Ahead of Clinical Trials

RTP medical company, SonoVascular, is one step closer to improving treatment for those with venous thromboembolism after securing capital and resources from the Wolfpack Investor Network. This article… Read more

NREL’s Robotic Prosthetics Project Demonstrated at the 2023 NIBIB and AIMBE Tour

Varun Nalam, Post-doc, Brendan Driscoll, Ph.D. student, and He (Helen) Huang, Ph.D., Jackson Family Distinguished Professor of the Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory (NREL)’s, were in… Read more

Laura Rohrbaugh and Jennifer Sollinger Selected for 2023 Biomedical Engineering Awards for Excellence

BME’s NC State CLEAR Coordinator Laura Rohrbaugh and Laboratory Manager Jennifer Sollinger are Biomedical Engineering’s selections for the 2023 Awards for Excellence. They were recognized, respectivel… Read more

Chemical Found in Common Sweetener Damages DNA

A new study finds a chemical formed when we digest a widely used sweetener is “genotoxic,” meaning it breaks up DNA. The chemical is also found in trace amounts in the sweetener itself, and the findin… Read more

Breaking Through Bacterial Barriers in Chronic Treatment-Resistant Wounds

Researchers in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a new strategy to improve drug deli… Read more

Two Joint Department Members Awarded Grants from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Wesley Legant, assistant professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and the UNC Department of Pharmacology, received a grant for his project titled “Observing Molecules in Context wit… Read more

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Naji Husseini Receives Class of 1996 Award for Advising Excellence

This spring, UNC’s Academic Advising Program solicited student input to nominate advisors and staff serving in an advising capacity for campus awards. The nomination committee selected Naji Husseini,… Read more