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WRAL’s Innovation Road Trip features BME Dr. Rahima Benhabbour’s Company AnelleO

Save the date on November 10 for a panel discussion with UNC leaders, faculty, Carolina startup experts and media partner WRAL Digital Solutions, who will explore the paths traveled by research-based… Read more

Subha Rekha Balasubramanyam
2020-2021 Employee Service Award Certificates

Our Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NC State is proud to honor the following faculty and staff awarded a certificate for years of service in 2020-2021: On NC State campus, 5-year… Read more

CAR-T Immunotherapy benefits in brains surgically treated for Glioblastoma

A recent publication in Science Advances by BME Postdoc Edikan Ogunnaike reports the improvement of immunotherapy’s effectiveness by pairing a newly developed gel with immunotherapy that was delivered… Read more

BME REdesign lab’s study of Absorbable Surgical Biomaterials

BME Dr. Freytes’ REdesign lab reports a new study led by postdoctoral researcher Camilo Mora-Navarro, PhD, titled “Transcriptome-Targeted Analysis of Human Peripheral Blood-Derived Macrophages When Cu… Read more

BME Diekman Lab Awarded Two NIH Grants for Osteoarthritis Research

BME Assistant Professor Brian Diekman and his team have recently been awarded two NIH Grants totaling over $400K for Osteoarthritis Research (OA). On the one hand, the R21 grant provides two years of… Read more

BME Academic Advisor Julia Rao receives Pride of the Wolfpack Award

Our department’s Academic Advisor Julia Rao is among the 2021 Pride of the Wolfpack Winners. Julia joined the UNC/ NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2020, following over two years… Read more

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown wins the Therapeutics People’s Choice Award

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown won the Therapeutics People’s Choice Award for her pitch last week at Equalize 2021, the only pitch competition for women in academia, hosted by Washington Univers… Read more

Arts Everywhere teamed up with BME Alum Caroline Greiner to brighten up the basement of Phillips Hall

BME recent alum Caroline Greiner led an effort to brighten up the stairwell going down to the design labs in Phillips Hall on UNC-Chapel Hill Campus. Her idea was a big one, and she got support from U… Read more

BME Distinguished Professor Fran Ligler receives 2022 ACS National Award in Analytical Chemistry

2022 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Award in Analytical Chemistry, sponsored by Battelle Memorial Institute, goes to BME Ross Lampe Distinguished Professor Fran Ligler. She will be honored a… Read more

BME Associate Professor Nitin Sharma wins NIBIB Trailblazer R21 Award

BME Associate Professor Nitin Sharma and his collaborators have recently been awarded an NIH Trailblazer R21 Award for research on Data-driven Modeling and Ultrasound-based Control of Afferent Nerve S… Read more

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound effective to dissolve blood clots

A new technique for eliminating particularly tough blood clots uses engineered nanodroplets and an ultrasound “drill” to break up the clots from the inside out. “We introduce nanodroplets to the site… Read more

Recent BME Alum Eddie Neri talks to Innovate Carolina about the Helping Hand Project

Recent BME graduate Eddie Neri talks to Innovate Carolina about his experience working with the Helping Hand Project (HHP), designing and building 3D-printed prosthetic hands for children with limb di… Read more