Oct 14, 2015
Park Scholars Give $2 Million
The Park Scholars, who have organized the wildly popular Krispy Kreme Challenge race since 2004, have committed $2 million to UNC Children's Hospital for the Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.
Sep 29, 2015
Two of the brightest young researchers within NC State’s College of Engineering have been producing outstanding work for years. Now they’ve won the acclaim of two of the world’s most influential technology magazines.
Sep 29, 2015
Researchers Disguise Drugs as Platelets to Target Cancer
Researchers have for the first time developed a technique that coats anticancer drugs in membranes made from a patient’s own platelets, allowing the drugs to last longer in the body and attack both primary cancer tumors and the circulating tumor cells that can cause a cancer to metastasize.
Sep 28, 2015
New Tech Automatically ‘Tunes’ Powered Prosthetics While Walking
Biomedical engineering researchers have developed software that allows powered prosthetics to "tune" themselves automatically, making the devices more functionally useful and lowering the costs associated with powered prosthetic use.
Aug 28, 2015
Researchers Use DNA ‘Clews’ to Shuttle CRISPR-Cas9 Gene-Editing Tool into Cells
Researchers have for the first time created and used a nanoscale vehicle made of DNA to deliver a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool into cells.
Aug 18, 2015
Biomedical Engineer Zhen Gu Named to Tech Review’s Top Innovators Under 35
Zhen Gu, an assistant professor in NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill’s joint biomedical engineering program, has been named one of MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35” for his work on developing novel drug-delivery systems for treating cancer and diabetes.
Jun 23, 2015
Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Injections for Diabetes
Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who have created the first “smart insulin patch.”
Feb 11, 2015
NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants
NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina.
Jan 14, 2015
Gu Joins A-List Team Tapped to Stop Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association is funding some of America's top researchers, including NC State's Zhen Gu, to accelerate the development of new and innovative treatments for diabetes.
Jan 6, 2015
‘Flying Carpet’ Technique Uses Graphene to Deliver One-Two Punch of Anticancer Drugs
Researchers develop nanoscale “flying carpets” to deliver anticancer drugs directly to targeted parts of cancer cells.