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Three BME Undergraduates Take Home 2016 Annual Spring Research Symposium Awards

Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce that three of our undergraduates have been selected as “Top Presenters” at this year’s Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at NC State University. Out o… Read more

Jason Franz awarded UNC University Research Council Grant

BME Faculty Jason Franz has been awarded a grant from UNC’s University Research Council (URC) for his project titled “The role of propulsive capacity reserves in age-related mobility impairment.” The… Read more

Congratulations to our 2016 Joint Department Award Winners!

BME would like to congratulate our 2016 Joint Department Award Winners, who will be recognized at the Joint BME Symposium on April 26th. Although all of our faculty and staff do great work, this year’… Read more

BME Student Kent Gordon Awarded a UNC Dissertation Completion Fellowship

University of North Carolina’s Graduate School recently awarded Kent Gordon, a BME graduate student, a 2016-2017 Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship program is designed to support doct… Read more

BME Participates in National Biomechanics Day

Faculty and students from BME recently participated in a new science outreach event at NC State and UNC as part of the first ever National Biomechanics Day. With support from the Rehabilitation Engine… Read more

Collaboration Between BME Faculty Anne Taylor and Xona Microfluidics Yields Major NIH Grant

BME faculty member Dr. Anne Taylor, based at UNC-Chapel Hill, has recently been awarded a major National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Technology Transfer grant for the second phase of a re… Read more

Senior Design Project Inspires Braille Training Device

BrailleBuzz, a Braille training device for children, is coming soon to a market near you thanks to a BME Senior Design project from 2003. Taking its name from the distinctive yellow and black bumblebe… Read more

Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention Given to BME Undergraduate Mike Lebhar

Mike Lebhar, a BME undergraduate based at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been given an Honorable Mention by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship committee. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a continuing s… Read more

Three BME Students Receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

BME graduate students Stephanie Cone, Jasmine Edelstein, and Justin Huckaby have been awarded a 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The program is the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, recogn… Read more

BME Researchers Say “Mela-No-More” to Melanoma With Help from Microneedle Patch

BME researchers Dr. Chao Wang, Dr. Zhen Gu, Yanqi Ye, and Gabrielle Hochu have developed a microneedle patch that, when applied to the site of a melanoma, results in a more effective treatment with le… Read more

Six BME Faculty Receive Rehabilitation Center Seed Grants

This past month, the NC State/UNC joint Rehabilitation Engineering Center hosted a research “speed dating” event…with a twist. Attendees were given a small amount of time to meet, greet, and discuss… Read more

Orthopaedic Research Society Features Research by BME Graduate Student David Ruppert

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society featured many outstanding projects, one of which was led by BME graduate student David Ruppert. David delivered a fantastic podium lectur… Read more