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Contour Medical Attracts the Attention of Carolina Challenge and NCIIA

Contour Medical, a spinout company led by BME Graduate Students Alex Verderber and David Ruppert, is looking to change a medical device that has evolved little since its inception in the 1930s—the rib… Read more

Professor Rich Goldberg Wins UNC’s Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship for Teaching Award

  Each year, in coordination with the Carolina Center for Public Service, the Office of the Provost selects three recipients for their Engaged Scholarship Awards. These awards are intended to hon… Read more

UNC Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student Published in Accounts of Chemical Research!

Congratulations to Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Ashlyn Young on her first scientific publication! Ashlyn spent last summer at the University of Minnesota with the Haynes Research Group as part… Read more

Professor Nancy Allbritton Interviewed by University Gazette and Featured on

In a recent article by Gary Moss, the University Gazette at UNC showcased the exciting work being done within our own Biomedical Engineering department. The interview with Dr. Allbritton comments on t… Read more

Research from Zhen Gu’s Lab Published in Nature Communications and Featured on

Dr. Zhen Gu’s lab has developed a technique that utilizes ATP to trigger the release of anti-cancer drugs directly inside cancer cells. The group has designed spherical nanoparticles consisting of an… Read more

Novocor Medical Systems Featured on TEDMED Blog

Three companies featured in the TEDMED 2013 Hive have developed products engineered for emergency responders, reports Stacy Lu of the TEDMED Blog. Overall, 50 start-ups were featured in the 2013 Hive,… Read more

Doctoral Student Asad Ahmad Receives Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

BME graduate student Asad Ahmad has been selected to receive an F31 fellowship from the National Institutes of Health to fund his doctoral degree. Asad’s fellowship will run for three years and suppor… Read more

BME Faculty Member Mike Ramsey Elected to National Academy of Engineering

   BME congratulates Professor Mike Ramsey on his 2014 election to the National Academy of Engineering. The Academy selected 67 members and 11 foreign associates this year, its 50th year in exist… Read more

Core Faculty Member Dr. Helen Huang Featured in North Carolina Newspapers

Dr. Helen Huang’s work on  brain-connected prostheses has once again made an appearance in the press. In late January, both the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News and Observer reported on Dr. Hua… Read more

BME Remembers Dr. Peter Mente

One of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering’s original faculty members, Dr. Peter Mente, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on January 20, 2014. Professor Mente held degrees f… Read more

Paul Sheeran Wins Best Poster Award at Ultrasound Contrast Imaging Symposium

Paul Sheeran, a BME graduate student in Paul Dayton’s lab, has recently won an award for best poster at the 19th Annual European Symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging in Rotterdam. His winning post… Read more

Current Curriculum UNC

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