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Zhen Gu Named 2017 Health Care Hero by Triangle Business Journal

Dr. Zhen Gu is brilliant, kind, and personable, and is arguably one of the most innovative biomedical scientists in the nation today. The Triangle Business Journal, a local publication with a large pr… Read more

Jeremy Nortey Receives Cato T. Laurincin Travel Fellowship

The Society for Biomaterials (SFB) has selected BME junior Jeremy Nortey to receive this year’s Cato T. Laurincin Travel Fellowship, a program that supports under-represented minorities in the field o… Read more

Product Developed by BME Students Sees Successful Commercial Launch

Few classes offer real opportunity for students to make a difference, but Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s Senior Design course has proven time and time again that it does just that. During this course, teams of st… Read more

National Inventors Hall of Fame Selects Fran Ligler as 2017 Inductee

Dr. Fran Ligler has dedicated her life to bettering the lives of millions, and last month the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced that they would be honoring this dedication by inducting her int… Read more

Anti-Cancer Platelet Therapy a Promising End to Microtumors

Microtumors are one of the most pressing concerns for cancer patients after they have undergone surgery to remove the larger tumors. Whether the microtumors are missed due to their size, or developed… Read more

Department Featured by University System of North Carolina

The Department has once again been featured by a major educational institution – this time, by the University System of North Carolina. The feature, found on the system’s webpage, talks in detail abou… Read more

Newly Developed Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cells Offer Less Risk, Equal Reward

A team of researchers have developed a synthetic cardiac stem cell that greatly reduces the risks associated with standard stem cell therapy. Led by Ke Cheng, associate professor in BME and Molecular… Read more

2018 BME Senior Design Symposium/i4 Final Pitch

May 2, 2018 2-10 PM Registration 2-3 PM.  Presentations begin at 3 PM. Durham Convention Center 301 West Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701 RSVP HERE 12th Annual Biomedical Engineering Senior Design Symposiu… Read more

Fran Ligler Elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Congratulations to our Dr. Fran Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor, who has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)! The NAI is a non-profit organization that recognizes… Read more

NC State Names Zhen Gu, Ke Cheng as University Faculty Scholars

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson has announced the 2016-2017 class of University Faculty Scholars, and two Biomedical Engineering faculty, Drs. Zhen Gu and Ke Cheng, have been named to this prestigio… Read more

Microneedle Patch Successful at Preventing Thrombosis in Animal Model

Dr. Zhen Gu has been hard at work creating and studying the uses of his “smartpatch”– a patch with hundreds of micro-needles that, when applied to the skin, feels like a band-aid and can deliver drug… Read more

Yanqi Ye Wins Best Paper Award at Analytical Instrumentation Facility Symposium

Yanqi Ye, a BME graduate student working with Dr. Zhen Gu, accepted the Best Paper Award given by the NC State Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) last month at the Joint AIF Symposium.  The pap… Read more