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JDRF and Sanofi Collaborate with BME Faculty to Produce Diabetic Breakthroughs

A smart insulin project spearheaded by BME’s Dr. Zhen Gu has been selected to receive support from a JDRF/Sanofi joint research collaboration. Dr. Gu, along with BME’s Dr. Fran Ligler and UNC’s Drs. J… Read more

Zhen Gu Selected as 2016 Good 100 Honoree

GOOD Magazine, a quarterly publication that champions the slogan, “Live Well. Do Good,” has selected BME faculty member Dr. Zhen Gu as one of their 2016 “GOOD 100”. This list captures 100 people who a… Read more

“Doin’ Good with STEM” TV Spot Features BME Student Michaela Rikard

On Super Bowl Sunday this year, millions of Americans tuned in to watch both the game and the infamous commercials–but few expected for one of those ads to tout the importance of women in STEM fields… Read more

BME Faculty Caterina Gallippi and Shawn Gomez Complete ACCLAIM Leadership Program

The one-year Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program has two new alumni: BME faculty Drs. Caterina Gallippi and Shawn Gomez. ACCLAIM is a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine pr… Read more

Zhen Gu Receives 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship

BME faculty Dr. Zhen Gu has recently been awarded a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship, an award that honors early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising s… Read more

Dr. Greg Sawicki and PhD candidate Rich Nuckols Attend 1st Annual WearACon

BME faculty Greg Sawicki and PhD candidate Rich Nuckols recently attended the 1st annual WearACon meeting held by the Wearable Robotics Association in Phoenix, Arizona, where they were able to illustr… Read more

RSC Analyst Journal Features BME Faculty Steven Soper and Nancy Allbritton

The Royal Society of Chemistry journal Analyst recently published a themed issue edited by BME faculty Dr. Steven Soper. The issue focuses on Innovative Tools for Cancer Screening, Detection, and Diag… Read more

Fran Ligler and Michael Daniele Receive 2015 NRL Edison Patent Awards

Each year, the Naval Research Laboratory awards an Edison Award to four patents that have illustrated the potential of significantly benefitting the people of the United States. We are proud to announ… Read more

Former BME Undergraduate Amalia Lee (Osborne) Featured in ‘Why I Do So Much’ Article

Amalia Lee (nee Osborne), a former BME undergraduate at NC State, has been featured in a UNC Health Care publication called “Why I Do So Much.” The article outlines Amalia’s interest in the biomedical… Read more

BME Administrative Manager Rekha Balasubramanyam Celebrates 15 Years with NC State University

Our very own Rekha Balasubramanyam, Administrative Manager for BME, celebrated 15 years of employment with NC State University last month at the 2015 Service Awards Breakfast. This event is set up to… Read more

BME Welcomes Director of Departmental Initiatives, Dr. Cheri Simpson

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is excited to announce Dr. Cheri Simpson as the founding Director of Departmental Initiatives. Cheri will work across UNC and NC State, with a physical r… Read more

Nancy Allbritton Selected as 2016 Recipient of Award in Chemical Instrumentation by American Chemical Society

BME Head Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Award in Chemical Instrumentation by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry. This incredible hono… Read more