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BME Faculty Member Dr. Zhen Gu Honored with Sigma Xi Young Faculty Research Award

Dr. Zhen Gu, a core faculty member in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is one of two recipients of the Young Faculty Research Award from the NC State Chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific… Read more

Steven Soper’s Research Published in Analytical Chemistry and Featured on the Website of the American Chemical Society

Strokes represent the third leading cause of death and disability in the United States, but physicians still lack a simple method to differentiate between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. However, the… Read more

Join BME in Congratulating Dr. Helen Huang—The New Director of The Rehabilitation Engineering Center!

Please join us in offering Professor Helen Huang our warmest congratulations on her recent appointment as the director of the Rehabilitation Engineering Center (REC) at NC State and UNC. The REC, like… Read more

BME Graduate Student Rachel Nordberg Wins NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship

Rachel Nordberg, a doctoral student working with Dr. Elizabeth Loboa, has been selected as one of NC Space Grant’s Graduate Research Fellows for 2014! As a fellowship recipient in this program, Rachel… Read more

BME’s Subha Rekha Balasubramanyam Nominated for NC State’s College of Engineering Awards for Excellence

Please join us in giving a heartfelt congratulations to Rekha on her nomination for one of the College of Engineering’s Awards for Excellence at NC State! At the University level, an Award for Excelle… Read more

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