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Elizabeth Loboa’s Regenerative Medicine Research: In The News

Dr. Elizbeth Loboa, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has had her various efforts in Regenerative Medicine recently reported in multiple news outlets. Bob Buckley at Gree… Read more

Five BME seniors receive UNC Honors Program grants

Congratulations to BME undergraduates Taylor Comte, Kai Shin, Alanna Smith, Allie Pinosky, and Stephen Lee, who have each received a $500 grant from the UNC Honors program to pay for expenses associat… Read more

Zhen Gu’s Research on nanodaisies appears on NC State web site homepage

Dr. Zhen Gu, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, had his work on anticancer nanomedicine featured prominently on both NC State University’s home page (http://www.ncsu.edu)… Read more

Ke Cheng featured in News & Observer

Dr. Ke Cheng’s work with regenerating lost cardiac cells was featured in the October 19, 2014 Raleigh News & Observer. The article explains how a Dr. Cheng is developing nanoparticles that bind ad… Read more

Jacque Cole Featured in Auburn Engineering Magazine

Jacqueline Cole, an Assistant Professor in BME, has been featured in Auburn Engineering Magazine’s ongoing column, “It’s My Job.” The “It’s My Job” column features interviews with successful alumni fr… Read more

UNC Senior Design Team Selected as Finalists in National Invention Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition has selected the finalist for its 2014 Competition, and VoluMetric is one of seven undergraduate teams chosen from across the United States! VoluMetric is an under… Read more

BME IT Team Wins UNC IT Excellence Award

BME’s Information Technology team, Dustin Jones and Eugene Yamamura, received a Fall 2014 UNC IT Excellence Award. Out of 17 team nominations from across the entire UNC Campus, 3 groups were selected… Read more

Three BME Graduate Students Receive Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants

North Carolina State University’s Graduate School awarded three BME graduate students Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants for Spring 2015. They were Allison Amos, Hayley Dirscherl and Lauren Putvi… Read more

Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery Research from Zhen Gu’s Lab Featured on ScienceDaily, UNC Healthcare News, and NC State News

Researchers in Dr. Zhen Gu’s lab have developed “nano-cocoons” (see left) that offer targeted drug delivery against cancer cells. This innovative design utilizes DNA that tricks the cancer cell absorb… Read more

Senior Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Jeffrey Powell Uses 3D Printing to Create Low-Cost Prosthetic Hand for a Local Boy

Jeffrey Powell has gone above and beyond to assist a local six year old boy, Holden Mora, who was born without fully-formed fingers on his left hand. As an undergraduate in the Biomedical Engineering… Read more

Imola Zigoneanu wins F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Cancer Institute

Congratulations to Dr. Zigoneanu, a postdoctoral fellow working in Dr. Allbritton’s lab, on her recent Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Acr… Read more

The Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research Established to Help Fuel Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering

Brent Sheerer, UNC Alumnus and President of Ultra-Met Carbide Technologies, has led the way in establishing the Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research in the Joint Department of Biomedical Eng… Read more