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WRAL, UNC News feature Dr. Zhen Gu’s next-gen research

When it comes to next-generation biomedical advancements, Dr. Zhen Gu undoubtedly leads the pack. Academia and popular media alike have hailed his innovative research products as “breakthroughs” that… 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

WRAL, UNC News feature Dr. Zhen Gu’s next-gen research

When it comes to next-generation biomedical advancements, Dr. Zhen Gu undoubtedly leads the pack. Academia and popular media alike have hailed his innovative research products as “breakthroughs” that… Read more

Celebrating the 26th anniversary of Fran Ligler’s groundbreaking biosensors

New Year’s Eve has a special meaning for Dr. Fran Ligler- it was on that day, 26 years ago, that she received the patent for her revolutionary portable optical biosensors. Since then, the biosensors h… Read more

Celebrating the 26th anniversary of Fran Ligler’s groundbreaking biosensors

New Year’s Eve has a special meaning for Dr. Fran Ligler- it was on that day, 26 years ago, that she received the patent for her revolutionary portable optical biosensors. Since then, the biosensors h… Read more

2018 Lucas Scholars

BME is proud to announce the 2018 Lucas Scholars. All of the nominees were outstanding, so a special congratulations to those who were selected. We’d also like to thank Dr. Carol Lucas for her inspira… Read more

2018 Lucas Scholars

BME is proud to announce the 2018 Lucas Scholars. All of the nominees were outstanding, so a special congratulations to those who were selected. We’d also like to thank Dr. Carol Lucas for her inspira… Read more

Gu’s smart insulin patch featured in NC State Bulletin

The NC State Bulletin has released an in-depth article about Dr. Zhen Gu’s smart insulin patch that features graduate student Yanqi Ye. Read the article here! Read more

Gu’s smart insulin patch featured in NC State Bulletin

The NC State Bulletin has released an in-depth article about Dr. Zhen Gu’s smart insulin patch that features graduate student Yanqi Ye. Read the article here! Read more

Entrepreneurs are born in BME: Emily Wrona and Kristin Reed selected for 2018 Adams Apprenticeship Program

This year, UNC’s Adams Apprenticeship accepted less than half of its applicants to their prestigious program. The apprenticeship, aimed at encouraging student entrepreneurship by providing resources a… Read more

NC State News Bulletin features Ke Cheng and his work with targeted heart repair

Dr. Ke Cheng’s latest work on targeted heart repair has been featured in the NC State News Bulletin. The article, ‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair, discusses how Cheng’s “decor… Read more

Starting the year off right: Emily Mihalko named NC State GAANN Molecular Biotechnology Fellow

BME graduate student Emily Mihalko has started the year off with a bang: she has been named as a 2018 NC State GAANN Moluecular Biotechnology Fellow! This prestigious fellowship is provided through th… Read more