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Nov 10, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Cancer-Killing Nanodaisies

NC State research has yielded a potential new weapon in the fight against cancer: a daisy-shaped drug carrier that’s many thousands of times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. 

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

Mouse Mission

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.