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Sloan fellowship awarded to biomedical engineer Anne Marion Taylor
Taylor will receive a two-year, $50,000 grant to further her research, which explores the intersection of neurobiology, neurotechnology and biomedical engineering to study the cellular mechanisms critical in learning and memory.
Located in News / 2013 / February
Smart Artificial Beta Cells Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment
In lab experiments and animal models, UNC and NC State researchers led by Zhen Gu, PhD, designed synthetic beta cells to secrete insulin in response to high blood sugar.
Located in News / 2017 / October
Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes
A joint effort between diabetes doctors and biomedical engineers could revolutionize how people with diabetes keep their blood sugar levels in check.
Located in News / 2015 / June
Sode, Cheng Inducted into College of Fellows in Biological Engineering Institute
Koji Sode, PhD, and Ke Cheng, PhD, both from the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, were inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Sonicating sperm: The future of male contraception
UNC researchers find that modern ultrasound equipment normally used for physical therapy effectively reduced sperm counts in laboratory rats to levels far below what is normally seen in fertile men.
Located in News / 2012 / January
Stem cell treatment may offer option for broken bones that don’t heal
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown in an animal study that transplantation of adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.
Located in News / 2011 / June
Stirman earns Burroughs Wellcome award
The $500,000 grant will allow Jeffrey Stirman, PhD, a postdoc biomedical engineer at UNC, to develop a new kind of microscope and study the brain like never before.
Located in News / 2015 / June
Strahl featured in video about history of epigenetics
Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics, is featured in "Epigenetics: A Timeline" in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. The video spans 130 years of research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 30
Summer 2014 Biomedical Engineering Newsletter
The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, a co-venture between UNC and NC State, has published its Summer 2014 Newsletter.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Aug. 28
The Joint UNC-NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Center Pilot Grant Program Makes First Two Awards
The Rehabilitation Engineering Center announces the awards of two pilot grants totaling $50K to facilitate collaboration between UNC and NCSU faculty for attaining larger grants, and to foster collaboration between undergraduate engineers at NCSU/UNC and Health Sciences students at UNC. These two grants will foster advancement of clinically relevant rehabilitation engineering research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 2