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Zhen Gu’s Smart Insulin Patch Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Zhen Gu’s “smart” insulin patch has made the headlines again- this time, in the U.S. News & World Report. According to the article, clinical experts in the diabetes space are hopeful that this… Read more

BME Chair Nancy Allbritton Receives 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award

Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, will be honored with the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award. The Edward Kidder Graham Award was establis… Read more

BME Welcomes Laura Schranz, Development Director

We are pleased to announce that Laura Schranz will joining the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering on November 6, 2017 as the Department’s Director of Development. Laura most recen… Read more

Ligler Shares Licensing, Commercialization Advice at Tech Transfer Event

Fran Ligler recently shared her intellectual property expertise with innovators and investors alike at a NC State Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures event. Having more than 30 pat… Read more

Joint Undergraduate Program Receives ABET Accreditation

The UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is thrilled to announce that its recently-launched UNC/NC State joint undergraduate degree, Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering (B.S…. Read more

Assistant Professor – Pharmacoengineering – Tenure Track

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University is a rapidly growing enterprise which is one of the fastest growin… Read more

Jason Franz receives National MS Society Research Grant

BME Faculty Jason Franz, in collaboration with UNC Healthcare and researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded an exciting new Research Grant from the National Multi… Read more

BME Students receive NC State Undergraduate Research Grants

Two BME undergraduate students received NC State Undergraduate Research Grants for the 2017-2018 school year. Vibhavari Vempala, a senior in Dr. Helen Huang’s CLEAR lab, received the grant to continue… Read more

Jacque Cole awarded Junior Faculty Research Grant by American Society of Biomechanics

BME Faculty member Dr. Jacque Cole is the 2017 recipient of the Junior Faculty Research Grant from the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)! This grant is intended to be used to help generate pilot… Read more

Controlled Release Society Presents Zhen Gu with Young Investigator Award

CRS features Dr. Gu as 2017 Young Investigator Award Recipient The Controlled Release Society (CRS) has chosen Dr. Zhen Gu as the recipient of this year’s Young Investigator Award. This award recogniz… Read more

Gabriela Torres Takes First Place in EMBS Student Competition

  BME graduate student Gabriela Torres won first place in the Student Paper Competition during July’s IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Symposium (EMBS) held in JeJu, Korea! The conference… Read more

Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR)

We are excited to announce the transformation of the former REC into the Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) core. Administratively housed in the Joint Department of Biomedical… Read more