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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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BME Spinout SonoVol Wins NSF Small Business Technology Transfer Award

Congratulations to SonoVol on its recent $225,000 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant from the National Science Foundation! Co-founded by BME Core faculty member Paul Dayton and BME alumnu… Read more

Cortical Metrics Selected as a Winner of NFL & GE’s Head Health Challenges

Cortical Metrics, a spinout company pioneered by BME core faculty members Mark Tommerdahl and Bob Dennis, has been selected as one of the winners for the first round of GE & NFL’s $20M Head Health… Read more

Elizabeth Loboa Receives NC TraCS Grant!

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and her Post-Doctoral collaborator Dr. Sonya Sonnenberg on the funding of their NC TraCS grant titled “Fiber-Reinforced Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Skelet… Read more

Dr. Gu’s Work Featured on Science Daily and News & Observer

Dr. Zhen Gu’s lab once again was mentioned in the press, this time for the exciting work they’re doing with the administration of chemotherapy drugs. Science Daily and News & Observer both feature… Read more

Dr. Loboa to be Featured in February 2014 Issue of Prevention

Prevention Magazine Article Dr. Loboa’s work with smart bandages will be featured as one of five “big game-changers” for health in the February 2014 issue of Prevention magazine.  The article explains… Read more

Dr. Zhen Gu Receives American Diabetes Association Junior Faculty Award

Dr. Gu’s work to transform the way that diabetics manage their blood glucose levels has once again won well-deserved recognition. The American Diabetes Association has granted Dr. Gu a prestigious Jun… Read more