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‘Flying carpet’ technique delivers one-two punch of anticancer drugs
Researchers in the joint UNC-NCSU biomedical engineering department have used nanoscale graphene to improve upon traditional delivery of two cancer drugs.
Located in News / 2015 / January
UNC School of Medicine researchers elected AAAS fellows
The scientists join 65 UNC colleagues as fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science.
Located in News / 2014 / December
Researchers create DNA-based ‘nano-cocoons’ to attack and kill cancer cells
In cell lines, scientists at the joint UNC-NC State biomedical engineering program have shown that the new nano particles can stealthily enter cancer cells and release a known drug to attack tumors from the inside.
Located in News / 2014 / October
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
Gessner, Dobes win Carolina KickStart fellowships
Recent graduates Ryan Gessner and Nicholas Dobes will work with biomedical engineers Paul Dayton, PhD, and Nancy Albritton, PhD, respectively.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 19
Developing materials that make a difference
This Gazette article features Dr. Nancy Albritton, Chair of the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and four other UNC material scientists.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Researchers sneak drugs into cancer cells before triggering release
By waiting to trigger the drug's potency, the method may provide a better route toward treating malignant tumors.
Located in News / 2014 / May
New Ultrasound Device May Aid in Detecting Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke.
Located in News / 2014 / April
Building a Better Image
Andrew Tucker, PhD, used his graduate experience at UNC to help build a new kind of mammographic imaging machine now in use in a clinical trial at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital.
Located in News / 2014 / April
A Grand Opening
With the dedication of Marsico Hall, UNC ushered in a new era of medical research, collaboration, and promise for the people of North Carolina and beyond.
Located in News / 2014 / March