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Abrams Scholars Announced for the 2022-2023 Cohort

The Abrams Scholars for the 2022-2023 cohort have been selected, and Joint BME is proud to announce that the selected scholars will receive a mentored research fellowship funded by the NC State Colleg… Read more

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Providing a Helping Hand: Daniel Ku on the Carolina Chapter of the Helping Hand Project

For a child born without a hand or fingers, a prosthetic hand can be a lifeline, providing independence and the foundation for them to simply be like any other kid. But those devices typically come wi… Read more

Kamper and CLEAR Core Receive $4.6M RERC Grant to Assist Stroke Survivors with Research in Wearable Technology

Despite rehabilitation efforts to promote recovery through therapy, the average stroke patient can experience persistent impairment of sensory and motor functions. Due to these challenges, the effects… Read more

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Jason Franz Receives $2.7M NIH Grant to Enhance Foot and Ankle Function in Older Adults

Jason Franz, Associate Professor in Joint BME, has received a 5-year, $2.7M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health titled “A framework for feasible translation to enhance foot and ankle func… Read more

Ashley Brown
NC State Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awarded to Two Joint Department Members

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) awards up to $50,000 to research projects that meet criteria for eventual commercialization. The hope is that these projects will directly impact the community b… Read more

2021-22 Academic Year-End Joint Department Achievement Awards

The Joint BME Department Achievement Committee would like to congratulate and recognize the recipients of achievement awards for the spring and summer of 2022: Staff Service Achievement The committee… Read more

Jason Franz Receives Major Research Instrumentation Grant from NSF

Associate Professor Jason Franz and an investigative team spanning principal investigators in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, and NC State College of Engineering have r… Read more

Three Undergraduates Receive Awards for Summer International Research Experiences

Three UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students received awards to participate in summer 2022 research experiences at prestigious international laboratories.  The… Read more

Melissa Caughey
Project Wins Prize in American Heart Association Heart Failure Data Challenge

Melissa Caughey, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of North Carolina / North Carolina State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and Vishal Rao, M.D., cardiovascular disease research… Read more

Ke Cheng
Ke Cheng and Collaborators Create An Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine

Ke Cheng, the Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine at NC State and the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, along with collaborators from UNC-Chapel Hill and Du… Read more

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Rocky Rothrock Wins Senior Class of 1996 Award for Advising Excellence

In the Spring UNC’s Academic Advising Program solicited input from students to nominate advisors and campus staff serving in an advising capacity for advising awards.  The nomination committee recentl… Read more

Four BME Trainees in Brown Research Group Receive Honors

Three graduate students and one Post-Doctoral Associate, trainees in Associate Professor Ashley Brown’s research group, recently were recognized by their field’s premier professional group the Society… Read more