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Alon Greenbaum Named Goodnight Early Career Innovator

The Goodnight Early Career Innovators selected by NC State University’s Provost’s Office have been disclosed for the 2022-2023 academic cycle. The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is honored… Read more

Ashley Brown Inducted into the 2023 Class of the AIMBE College of Fellows

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Ashley C. Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor at NC State University and UNC-Chapel… Read more

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Qiang Zhang Receives Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award for Work In Robotic Devices

Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations in each of the following fields: biological and life sciences; hu… Read more

Two Joint Department Members Recognized by the Society for Biomaterials

Grant Scull, a Ph.D. candidate, was awarded the Student Travel Achievement Recognition (STAR) award by the Society for Biomaterials (SFB). Scull works with Ashley Brown, associate professor and direct… Read more

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New Initiative Aims to Put the Joint Department and NC State at the Forefront of Viral Vector Manufacturing

An initiative launched by NC State University professors Stefano Menegatti and Michael Daniele brings together broad, multidisciplinary expertise from universities and industry partners across the Tri… Read more

A New Microfluidic Model Helps Researchers Better Understand Vascular Malformations

A research team led by William Polacheck, Ph.D., at the UNC School of Medicine, has engineered a microfluidic model that mimics a rare genetic disorder affecting the structure of veins, arteries, capi… Read more

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Inhalable ‘SHIELD’ Protects Lungs Against COVID-19, Flu Viruses

Researchers have developed an inhalable powder that could protect lungs and airways from viral invasion by reinforcing the body’s own mucosal layer. The powder, called Spherical Hydrogel Inhalation fo… Read more

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Yevgeny Brudno Named NC State University Faculty Scholar

NC State’s 2022-23 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 22 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements a… Read more

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CDC and Joint Department Collaboration Yields Potential Long-term HIV Protection

Rahima Benhabbour, Ph.D., M.Sc., associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, led a successful effort to create an injectable implant that can release effective HIV PrEP medications into the body fo… Read more

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Department 2022-23 Academic Midyear Achievement Awards

Joint Department Achievement Awardees:   Ph.D. Student Research Achievement The award for Ph.D. student achievement in Research goes to Sang Hun Chung and Hossein Eybposh. Sang exemplifies the BM… Read more

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Donald Freytes Receives School of Medicine Grant for Pilot Project

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Research provided pilot funding to three teams for cutting-edge basic science discovery research. The following article was originally published by the UNC School… Read more

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Graduate Student Highlight: Keerthi Anand Receives 2023 Impact Award

…excited to announce that one of the 11 Graduate Student Impact Awards was granted to the following recipient: Keerthi S. Anand (‘18, Ph.D.) candidate UNC-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State…. Read more