Oct 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Bio-Inspired ‘Nano-Cocoons’ Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells
Researchers have developed a drug delivery system consisting of nanoscale “cocoons” made of DNA that target cancer cells and trick the cells into absorbing the cocoon before unleashing anticancer drugs.
Oct 2, 2013
Sawicki Receives NIH Grant
Greg Sawicki, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a five-year, $750,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare different robotic ankle devices to assist people with stroke-related mobility impairments.
Jan 16, 2012
When running is easier than walking
Sometimes, it's easier to break into a run than to keep up a walking pace. NC State research points to an important calf muscle to explain this apparent paradox.
Nov 7, 2011
Gallippi Awarded NIH Funding
Dr. Caterina M. Gallippi, biomedical engineering professor, received a five-year National Institutes of Health grant for muscular dystrophy research.
Oct 10, 2011
Narayan Honored for Nanomedical Research
Biomedical Engineering Professor Roger Narayan will receive a national award for his contributions in nanomedicine and nanobiomaterials.
Jul 6, 2011
Researchers with the joint NC State/University of North Carolina Biomedical Engineering team are studying how weightlessness affects bone density in mice, zeroing in on load-sensing bone cells.
Jun 6, 2011
Walking With Shakira
Shakira is right: Hips don’t lie. At least when they’re used for walking. In a study comparing the power generated by hips, knees and ankles when humans walk and run on level ground, hips provided […]
Mar 2, 2011
New World Order
Caldwell Fellow Alex Martin is leading a team of students in a volunteer effort to bring 21st century marketing tools to entrepreneurs in the developing world. See the future of fair trade.
Mar 1, 2011
Monteiro-Riviere Wins Women Scholars Award
Dr. Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, professor of investigative dermatology and toxicology, will accept the inaugural Purdue University Distinguished Women Scholars Award this week.
Oct 6, 2010
The Eyes Have It
When a team of undergrads announced the results of their senior research project, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. Literally. The five NC State biomedical engineering (BME) students had developed a special lens for patients suffering from forms of paralysis that leave them unable to blink and hydrate their eyes.