biomedical engineering

Jun 14, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Ultrasound ‘Drill’ Targets Deep Vein Blood Clots

Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.

Jun 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.

May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment

New research shows how the knees of pigs and humans compare at various stages of maturity – a finding that will advance research by this group (and others) on injury treatment in young people.

May 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Modified Insulin and Red Blood Cells to Regulate Blood Sugar

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive “smart” insulin delivery system.

Mar 21, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Approach Uses Ultrasound to Measure Fluid in the Lungs

A team of engineering and medical researchers has found a way to use ultrasound to monitor fluid levels in the lung, offering a noninvasive way to track progress in treating pulmonary edema.

Mar 9, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids

NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology.

Mar 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Paper Pumps Power Portable Microfluidics, Biomedical Devices

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to a range of biomedical tools.

Mar 2, 2017

Ligler Named to Inventors Hall of Fame

Professor Frances Ligler of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is one of 15 inductees in the 2017 class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Dec 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Outfitting the Future

NC State researchers are developing wearable technologies that are functional, efficient, innovative and practical, and that could have an impact on countless lives.

Jun 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Devices, Wearable System Aim to Predict, Prevent Asthma Attacks

NC State researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. The researchers plan to begin testing the system on a larger subject population this summer.