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A Single-Cell Breakthrough

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering affiliate Scott Magness, PhD, collaborating with BME Chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton describe in the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom the use o… Read more

Delta Dose Wins First Place at IdeaFest 2015

Team Delta Dose won first place at IdeaFest 2015 on February 27 in Danville, Virginia. The members of the team, BME students Allie Pinosky, Kevin Simpson, Alanna Smith, and Jenna Kilgore are developin… Read more

Andrew DiMeo Named IEEE Educator of the Year

Andrew DiMeo has been named “IEEE Educator of the Year” by the IEEE Eastern North Carolina Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Dr. DiMeo will be recognized at the 2015 Life Sciences Awards Ev… Read more

BME Students Honored at NCEES Awards Ceremony

The Vascular Visionaries, a team of undergraduate students from Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s senior design class, were honored at an awards ceremony and reception in the fall for their National Council of Exami… Read more

BME Faculty Awarded UNC ROI Grant

The UNCGA has awarded six three-year grants totaling nearly $9 million to support faculty research. These grants are the first UNC Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) awards and were awarded to fa… Read more

Novocor Selected as Showcase Company at CED’s Life Science Conference

Novocor will be a showcase company at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s 2015 Life Science Conference. Tony Voiers and Andrew DiMeo founded Novocor in 2013 to license their first medical de… Read more

Two Senior Design Teams accepted into 2015 Carolina Challenge and ASAIOfyi

Two teams of UNC and NC State students have been accepted into the 2015 Carolina Challenge. The first team, Nervana Biomedical, is comprised of NC State students Aaron Srivastava, Anna Komsa, Bryan Bu… Read more

Matthew Kossel Completes BME Internship

Matt Kossol Matthew Kossell, a senior in the BME undergraduate program, recently completed a yearlong internship at DSM Biomedical (formerly Kensey Nash Biomedical) in Exton, PA. During his time at DS… Read more

Recent “This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State” features post by Dr. Helen Huang

Dr. Huang’s post for NC State’s ongoing news series, “This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State,” was published January 20. In this great article she includes some features of her professional caree… Read more

Extra, Extra, Read All About It! Dr. Zhen Gu on Front Page of N&O!

The front page of January 16th’s News & Observer recognizes Dr. Zhen Gu for receiving a grant from the American Diabetes Association. With this $1.6 million dollar grant, Dr. Gu plans to create a… Read more

Christopher Giardina Receives Impact Award

Christopher Giardina, an MD/Ph.D. student in the School of Medicine, has won a 2015 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award for his work with cochlear implants. Giardina, along with faculty… Read more

UNC Graduates Invent VoluMetric, Place as Finalists in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Four recent UNC graduates placed as finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition, held at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Chase DuBois, Jorge Martinez-Blat, John Pam… Read more