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BME PhD students Thomas Kierski and Izzie Newsome awarded at the 2019 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium

BME Dayton lab students Thomas Kierski and Izzie Newsome have recently won second and fourth place in Visualizing Physical Acoustics Research Picture Awards at the 2019 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium in G… Read more

Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbritton will step down as BME Chair on October 31, 2019

After a decade leading the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbri… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Wesley Legant named 2019 Packard Fellow

BME Assistant Professor Wesley Legant is one of 22 early-career scientists and engineers who will each receive $875,000 over five years from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The prestigious Pa… Read more

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M.S. Biomedical Engineering – Translational Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TraIn)

Our professional Master’s curriculum is an 11-month (Summer II, Fall, Spring) program for students interested in acquiring the skills necessary to lead biomedical-related early stage ventures or to dr… Read more

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Certificate in Nanobiotechnology

With financial support from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University offer graduate certificates in nanobiotechnology. Tremendous advances in development of nan… Read more

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Certificate in Biomedical Imaging

The Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Psychology and Neuroscience have launched a graduate certificate in Biomedical Imaging Science. Biomedical Imaging is a critical area of research with far… Read more

2019 BME Annual Retreat and Awards

Last Friday Sept 27 BME faculty, staff and students reconnected at the BME Annual Retreat in North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Keynote speaker Prof. David Reinkensmeyer from the School of Engineeri… Read more

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BME Associate Professor Scott Magness participates in the Rally for Medical Research on Capitol Hill

On September 19, BME Associate Professor Scott Magness met with Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, and Representative David Price, as well as other Congressional leaders from around the nation, as… Read more

2019 NIH Director’s New Innovators: BME Assistant Professor Legant awarded $2.2 million

This week BME Assistant Professor Wesley Legant was selected as one of the 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award recipients. Dr. Legant will receive $2.2 million to support innovative biomedical res… Read more

BME Prof Benhabbour’s Innovate Carolina feature and publication on the first ever injectable implant for HIV

Rahima Benhabbour, assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint BME Department and an adjunct professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, is doing breakthrough research. Benhabbour is first aut… Read more

BME recent graduate wins a National Championship in field hockey and starts PhD at Harvard

BME recent alumni Morgan Goetz won a national championship in UNC field hockey last November and graduated in May with a GPA that was one of the five highest among female student-athletes at Carolina…. Read more

BME PhD Student Izzie Newsome receives a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Research Award

BME fourth year PhD Student Izzie Newsome has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) from the National Cancer Institute. This award will fund the p… Read more