Biomedical spinout company raises $5.8 million for ‘smart’ insulin devices
A Research Triangle Park startup founded by Dr. Zhen Gu, associate professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a $5.8 million cash infusion to continue translation efforts of ‘smart’ insulin devices.
Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.
Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputees
Study shows adaptive robotic prosthesis could be helpful to amputees attempting to adapt to real-world situations, like carrying a backpack.
Allbritton receives 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award
Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor and chair of the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering was awarded the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award at the University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill’s University Day celebrations on Oct. 12, 2017.
Gu receives Young Investigator Award from Controlled Release Society
Dr. Zhen Gu, associate professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received the Young Investigator Award from the Controlled Release Society.
Michael McKnight ’12 and NC State’s ASSIST Center revolutionize prosthetic limb technology
When Michael McKnight ‘12 outlines the fundamentals of his research in layman’s terms, it is evident that the path he has chosen for himself is not for the faint of heart: “What I am doing is 40% electrical engineering, 20% textile science, some percent material science, and then some percentage of biomedical engineering to be able to understand how to design for implementation.”
Inventor shares tech transfer tips
NC State’s Fran Ligler, a recent inductee in the National Inventors Hall of Fame, knows what it takes to move research discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. She shared her insights at a Centennial Campus event last week.
Fish hearts and air flow: Video winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest
Videos that highlight the beauty of NC State research.
From planetary to microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest
From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.
PhD student Andrea Brandt is seeking a prosthesis that can adapt to an amputee’s movement, rather than amputees having to adapt to their prostheses.