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BME Spinout Novocor Medical Systems Receives Research Funding and Announces Preferred Stock Financing

The technology behind Novocor Medical Systems (Chapel Hill) was originally developed by students and faculty at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University Joint D… Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa receives Collaborative Funding Grant award from North Carolina Biotechnology Center

BME core faculty member Elizabeth Loboa’s newly supported project aims to develop a novel antimicrobial bandage to promote wound healing. The award comes from a North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NC… Read more

BME Graduate Student Michael Boyle wins travel award to compete for an IEEE 2013 Best Paper Competition

Michael’s paper titled “EEG Feedback-Controlled Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation” is among the top 10 finalists selected for their contributions to “problems at the neural interface”. Come… Read more

The NCSU/UNC Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is delighted to announce the arrival of our newest core faculty member; Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Frances S. Ligler!

Dr. Ligler comes to BME-NC from the Naval Research Center in Washington DC where she held the position of Senior Scientist for Biosensors and Biomaterials and was past chair of the Bioengineering Sect… Read more

MEMS Best Paper Awarded to Graduate Student Lauren Bain

Lauren Bain, a second year graduate student in Dr. Albena Ivanisevic’s Lab, won the award for Best Paper at the student level, during the 14th International Symposium on MEMS (Microelectromechanical s… Read more

BME’s Dr. Zhen Gu’s work featured on front page of Science Daily website

The published paper “Injectable Nano-Network for Glucose-Mediated Insulin Delivery” by Dr. Zhen Gu, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and his collaborators at the Massach… Read more

Eastern North Carolina chapter of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society sponsored an encore of two BME Symposium presentations

On July 10, the Eastern North Carolina chapter of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society sponsored an encore presentation of two of the teams that took part in the BME Symposium held by the J… Read more

BME’s Gu Lab Featured on the Home Page of UNC’s Endeavors Online Magazine

The July 2013 issue of Endeavors magazine features exciting results emerging from the BME research group lead by core faculty member Zhen Gu. The article reports on the Gu laboratory’s successful effo… Read more

Sevan Abashian Completes Service to BME and Takes on New Challenge With Medical Device Company

After several years as part of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, first as graduate student and then as Information Technology Administrator, on July 8, 2013 Sevan Abashian moved on to a… Read more

Professor Greg Sawicki’s Research Cited in Nature

Dr. Greg Sawicki’s work was recently highlighted in the November 14th issue of Nature. This citation, from a journal in its 503rd volume of publication with a longstanding history of excellent scienti… Read more

Professors Ligler and Gu Win One of NCSU’s Research and Innovation Seed Funding Awards!

Congratulations to Professors Zhen Gu and Frances Ligler for their recent award by NCSU’s Research and Innovation Seed Funding (RISF) Program. The NC State program was established to fund interdiscipl… Read more

Loboa’s Research Featured in Cover Story of New Scientist

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the work of her Cell Mechanics Laboratory team were featured prominently in the Cover Story of the September 14… Read more