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The Jackson Family Distinguished Professorship Gift to Helen Huang

While Helen Huang was named Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering back in 2020, the story behind this gift was now revisited on the NC State website, in recognition of donor… Read more

BME Applied Biomechanics Laboratory receives the 2021 Journal of Biomechanics Award

The Applied Biomechanics Laboratory, led by BME Associate Professor Jason Franz, was notified this summer that two laboratory members were selected as the two finalists for the 2021 Journal of Biomech… Read more

BME Faculty Franz and Lalush awarded UNC “Pilot & Feasibility” Research Grants

BME Associate Professors Jason Franz and David Lalush have each been awarded a one-year “Pilot & Feasibility” Research Grant of up to $25,000 in funding by UNC’s Thurston Arthritis Core Center for… Read more

Two BME Faculty awarded NC State Chancellor’s Innovation Fund

Out of six Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards, two BME faculty projects will receive support this year. The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) provides seed funding to a select few NC State research… Read more

BME Dr Benhabbour’s Young Investigator Award by the Controlled Release Society (CRS)

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour recently received a Young Investigator Award by the Controlled Release Society (CRS), where she was invited to give a talk to the Transdermal and Mucosal Deli… Read more

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The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL)

BME Professor Michael Ramsey, who is faculty member in the UNC Departments of Chemistry and Applied Physical Sciences, is the founder of 908 Devices Inc, which received funding from the National Insti… Read more

PhD Student Isabella Young awarded the prestigious 2021 IAS Prize for Research in HIV Prevention

PhD Candidate Isabella Young, who is a student in the BME lab of Dr Rahima Benhabbour within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has recently won the International AIDS Society (IAS) Prize for Resear… Read more

Biochemical Sensor Researcher named MIT Top Young Innovator

BME Affiliated Faculty Amay Bandodkar, who is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State, was recently selected by MIT Technology Review magazine as one of the top 35 innov… Read more

‘Nanodecoys’ for treating Covid-19

BME Professor Ke Cheng, who is also Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine in NC State University, has recently published that ACE2 nanodecoys derived from human lung… Read more

BME Assistant Prof Rahima Benhabbour’s Innovative Drug Delivery Systems

As Assistant Professor in the Joint BME Department and Adjunct Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Dr Rahima Benhabbour’s ultimate goal has been to develop and commercialize innovative d… Read more

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BME Assistant Prof Bill Polacheck recently received an AHA Career Development Award

BME Assistant Professor Bill Polacheck has recently received an American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award for his research project “The Role of the Notch Mechanosensory Complex in the… Read more

BME Student Aryssa Simpson Awarded a Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship

Aryssa Simpson, a first-year BME graduate student in the lab of Assistant Professor Ashley Brown, has been awarded a Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship. This year, there were 23 nominations, and only 7 g… Read more