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BME spinout SonoVol Inc. acquired by PerkinElmer

BME spinout company SonoVol Inc. was acquired by PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) last February 7, 2022.  SonoVol was co-founded in 2012 by then-graduate student, Dr. Ryan Gessner (Ph.D. 2013), and his graduate… Read more

Professor Paul Dayton Named Chair of the Joint BME Department

After serving as Interim Chair since the Fall of 2019, BME William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton has been named Chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. “Th… Read more

2021 BME Department Achievement Awards

Earlier this week, Internal Achievement Awards were officially announced at the Joint BME Department’s monthly meeting. The award committee highlighted the talents and accomplishments of the 2021 awar… Read more

BME MS MedTech Program awarded a 27k Grant funded by VentureWell

BME M.S. program in MedTech Innovation + Entrepreneurship has just received a grant from VentureWell and the Lemelson Foundation in the amount of $27k. The grant funds are to be used for “Development… Read more

2022 Mid-Career Award goes to BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown has been recognized with the prestigious 2022 Mid-Career Award from the Society for Biomaterials (SFB), which recognizes members who have demonstrated outstanding… Read more

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown’s Synthetic Platelet Research amid human blood shortages

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown was recently featured in ABC11 for her work developing artificial blood platelets, which could have huge real-world impact in today’s blood supply shortage. For th… Read more

Two BME faculty are honored with the 2022 University Teaching Awards

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz and Teaching Associate Professor Devin K. Hubbard are among the 25 faculty members and teaching assistants honored with the 2022 University Teaching Awards. Given a… Read more

BME Faculty Rahima Benhabbour’s “Innovation Road Trip”

Back in November UNC faculty, Carolina startup experts and media partner WRAL Digital Solutions gathered for a thought leadership discussion titled “Innovation Road Trip.” The event’s name was coined… Read more

BME Affiliate Amay Bandodkar is among Newsweek’s 50 Greatest Disruptors

BME Affiliated Faculty and Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State Amay Bandodkar has been named one of America’s 50 Greatest Disruptors. Newsweek magazine recognized Ba… Read more

BME PhD Student Victoria Yarmey receives a GAANN Fellowship

BME PhD student Victoria Yarmey has received the prestigious GAANN Fellowship for January-December 2022, renewable for a period of up to one additional year. The NC State GAANN Molecular Biotechnology… Read more

BME Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awardees

The BME Undergraduate Research Committee recently acknowledged the outstanding achievements of the following undergraduate researchers with a cash award: Seniors Jennifer Potts (Cole), Jake Schulman (… Read more

BME PhD candidate Keerthi Anand wins second place at Carolina’s first-ever BeAM MakerFest

Last week BME PhD student Keerthi Anand won second place in the “Best All Around” category at UNC’s first BeAM Makerfest. A fourth year PhD student in the Gallippi Ultrasound Lab, Keerthi’s research i… Read more