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‘Flying Carpet’ Technique Uses Graphene Anticancer Drugs

Dr. Zhen Gu and his team of international researchers at NC State, UNC, and China Pharmaceutical University have developed a drug delivery technique using graphene strips as “flying carpets” to delive… Read more

Liliana Mellor Receives NSBRI Career Advancement Award

Dr. Liliana Mellor was selected for a Career Development Award from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute to continue studying the interactions between subchondral bone and cartilage in res… Read more

Five BME Faculty receive Kenan Awards!

The Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research has awarded Kenan grants to five BME faculty members. Dr. Matthew Fisher received a Kenan grant for “In-vitro and In-vivo Characterizatio… Read more

Mahsa Mohiti-Asli and Rachel Nordberg Win First and Second Place in Poster Competitions at NCTERMS

Mahsa Mohiti-Asli was awarded first place in the post-doctoral fellow poster competition at NCTERMS 2014 for her poster titled “Large-Scale Production of Ibuprofen Loaded Nanofibers for Treatment of C… Read more

Congratulations 2014-2015 Abrams Scholars Winners!

Congratulations to this year’s eight Abrams Scholars selected from a very strong applicant pool of 36 BME undergraduates interested in guided laboratory research to enhance their undergraduate educati… Read more

Kent Gordon Wins Tony B. Travel Award from SLAS

Kent Gordon won a Tony B. Academic Travel Award from the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Due to the high volume of applications received, this year’s award was highly competitive. Mr…. Read more

Dr. Zhen Gu Wins Pathway Award from the American Diabetes Association

Zhen Gu, faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, received a Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Award from the American Diabetes Association for his research project titled “Bio-inspi… Read more

Jennifer Price, BME Undergraduate, Earns Honorable Mention from NIH DEBUT Contest

Jennifer Price received honorable mention for her team’s project developing a mobile, objective, concussion screening tool designed specifically for in-field use in a military or sports setting. It co… Read more

James Dieffenderfer, a BME PhD student, wins first prize at CIMIT contest

James Dieffenderfer’s VitalFlo Spirometer won the first prize of $150,000 in the 2014 CIMIT-MGH-APF Primary Healthcare national competition. Dieffenderfer’s team is developing a low-cost, compact, han… Read more

Fran Ligler elected a member of the Advisory Committee for the Advanced Study Course on Optical Chemical Sensors (ASCOS)

BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was named to the Advisory Committee for ASCOS, a European initiative to establish an education, discussion, and contact platform for young researchers working in th… Read more

Huang Group’s Work on Power Prosthetics Featured in NSF Science Now

The work of BME’s Rehabilitation Engineering Center Director Helen Huang, and her researchers Fan Zhang and Ming Liu, are featured in Episode 29 of NSFScience Now. The Huang group’s studies regarding… Read more

News & Observer article highlights plan for joint degree in biomedical engineering

On December 3, 2014 the Raleigh News & Observer published a feature story by Jay Price titled “NC State and UNC planning joint degree in biomedical engineering.”  The article describes how and why… Read more