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Andy Brandt: The Next Pioneer of Rehabilitation Engineering

PhD student Andy Brandt always has a smile on her face and a helping hand for those in need. Working under the direction of Dr. Helen Huang in BME’s CLEAR Core, Andy has been able to study how to crea… Read more

Fran Ligler Gets Superhero Treatment from Inventors Hall of Fame

Dr. Fran Ligler: Superhero   For Camp Invention (grades K-6), the National Inventor Hall of Fame creates comic-book superhero characters for its “rock stars,” the NIHF inductees. BME’s Dr. Fran L… Read more

New BME Faculty Member Wesley Legant Featured in Nature

New BME faculty member Dr. Wesley Legant has been featured in Nature for his work with DIY microscopes! Not finding a microscope that allowed him to take the readings he needed, Wesley instead decided… Read more

Taylor Discovers Protein that Returns Neural Connections to Normal After Brain Injury

Head injuries occur often in a myriad of situations- car crashes, falls, sports- and now BME faculty member Dr. Anne Marion Taylor and her team are one step closer to understanding how to reverse the… Read more

Kristina Rivera Wins Second Place at Bayer CropScience Research Symposium

BME graduate student Kristina Rivera took home second place for her work “Controlling Oxygen Levels in Vascularized 3D Gut-on-Chip” at the Bayer CropScience Research Symposium held on Wednesday, Septe… Read more

Altis Biosystems Receives NC IDEA SEED Grant

Altis Biosystems, a company co-founded by BME Chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton and BME faculty member Dr. Scott Magness, has received an NC IDEA SEED grant. Altis was chosen from a pool of more than 150 app… Read more

Gu Lab Featured in NIH Director’s Blog, UNC Healthcare News

The final quarter of the year has been a busy one for Dr. Zhen Gu. In addition to his ground-breaking research, hectic lecture circuit, and full conference schedule, he has found time to be interviewe… Read more

Tissue Engineering Press Release Features Fisher Lab’s Research

A recent press release by the publishers of Tissue Engineering featured research undertaken in BME’s own Translational Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (TORL). Headed by Dr. Matt Fisher, TORL’s researc… Read more

Tissue Engineering Press Release Features Fisher Lab’s Research

A recent press release by the publishers of Tissue Engineering featured research undertaken in BME’s own Translational Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (TORL). Headed by Dr. Matt Fisher, TORL’s researc… Read more

A New Hope for Damaged Hearts: Cardiac Stem Cell Delivery System Promises More Effective Treatments

Dr. Ke Cheng is well-known for his work with stem cell therapies, which are life saving for patients suffering from a myriad of problems. Recently Dr. Cheng and a group of international collaborators… Read more

A New Hope for Damaged Hearts: Cardiac Stem Cell Delivery System Promises More Effective Treatments

Dr. Ke Cheng is well-known for his work with stem cell therapies, which are life saving for patients suffering from a myriad of problems. Recently Dr. Cheng and a group of international collaborators… Read more

Hubbard Lab Seniors Receive Honors Thesis Research Funding

Congratulations to Alexa Romero, Ian Voos, and Keerthi Anand for winning UNC Honors Thesis research awards! Roughly 350 Honors Carolina students cap their undergraduate experience with a Senior Honors… Read more