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BME startup Watchdog Medical competes in annual ACC InVenture Competition

Watchdog Medical, a startup founded by BME students, was selected to represent the University of North Carolina at the 2018 ACC InVenture Competition. The company was born out of a senior design group… Read more

BME graduate student Ashlyn Young honored at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society

BME graduate student Ashlyn Young was selected to receive the Division of Polymer Chemistry’s Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award. All awardees presented their research at an ACS President’s… Read more

BME graduate student Ashlyn Young honored at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society

BME graduate student Ashlyn Young was selected to receive the Division of Polymer Chemistry’s Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award. All awardees presented their research at an ACS President’s… Read more

WRAL TechWire highlights work of BME non-profit Helping Hands

When BME undergraduate Jeff Powell started the Helping Hands project in 2015, he was excited to help provide free prosthetics to children who quickly outgrow these medical devices. Now, nearly three y… Read more

World Biosensors Congress selects BME graduate student Kristina Rivera as Keynote Speaker

BME graduate student Kristina Rivera was selected to be one of the 12 Keynote Speakers at the World Biosensors Congress in June. The selections were based on evaluations of over 1,000 abstracts, each… Read more

Technology and Innovation features profile of Fran Ligler

Technology & Innovation features Dr. Fran Ligler in this month’s National Academy of Inventors Fellow profile. In it, Dr. Ligler expounds upon her exciting new work in microfluidics and tissue-on-… Read more

WRAL TechWire highlights work of BME non-profit Helping Hands

When BME undergraduate Jeff Powell started the Helping Hands project in 2015, he was excited to help provide free prosthetics to children who quickly outgrow these medical devices. Now, nearly three y… Read more

World Biosensors Congress selects BME graduate student Kristina Rivera as Keynote Speaker

BME graduate student Kristina Rivera was selected to be one of the 12 Keynote Speakers at the World Biosensors Congress in June. The selections were based on evaluations of over 1,000 abstracts, each… Read more

Technology and Innovation features profile of Fran Ligler

Technology & Innovation features Dr. Fran Ligler in this month’s National Academy of Inventors Fellow profile. In it, Dr. Ligler expounds upon her exciting new work in microfluidics and tissue-on-… Read more

UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering moves inside top 20 Best Graduate Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering Programs among public universities

In the 2018 US News & World Report list of Best Graduate Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering Programs, the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering was ranked 16th among public un… Read more

UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering moves inside top 20 Best Graduate Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering Programs among public universities

In the 2018 US News & World Report list of Best Graduate Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering Programs, the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering was ranked 16th among public un… Read more

BME Shines in The Daily Tar Heel

The Joint Biomedical Engineering department shines again– this time in UNC’s newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel. The article discusses the perks of our one-of-a-kind program, including students’ gaining f… Read more