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Graduating senior Nicholas Lacy on Stafford Commons at Talley Student Union

May 4, 2018

How Sports Science Got a Cornerback Into Public Health

During his time on the NC State football team, graduating senior Nicholas Lacy found his academic, volunteer and — potentially — career path. 

Jan 8, 2018

Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors

A new mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy. 

Dec 4, 2017

His Disease, His Mission

Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS. 

Jul 25, 2017

NC State and UNC Researchers Find New Clues to ALS Causes and Cures

NC State and UNC researchers are teaming up to reverse TDP-43 protein aggregation, a hallmark of degenerative diseases like ALS. 

Feb 3, 2017

Ahmed Mohamed: From Desert Nomad to Health Researcher

Raised as a nomad in northern Africa, Ahmed Mohamed has found a home in North Carolina helping to solve challenges facing public health. 

Ruian Ke

Jan 11, 2017

Ke Lab Leads a $5 Million DARPA Grant to Fight Influenza Virus

The Ke Lab at NC State is leading a $5 million research project to develop a new biomathematics-based approach to fighting the deadly influenza virus. 

Jan 14, 2016

Longtime NC State Professor LeBlanc Named Head of Biological Sciences

Gerald LeBlanc, a prominent toxicologist, took the helm of Biological Sciences on January 11. 

Nov 13, 2015

Four Sciences Faculty Named University Faculty Scholars

Four faculty members in the College of Sciences have been named University Faculty Scholars, a top honor for NC State faculty. 

Heather Patisaul studies how chemicals in the environment affect us. In this image, she’s examining neurons in the brain of a laboratory rat colored by a process called immunohistochemistry.

Oct 17, 2015

Shaping A Less Toxic Future

Heather Patisaul is shedding new light on how chemicals in everyday products are reshaping our brains, bodies and behavior. 

Professor Marie Davidian in SAS Hall

May 27, 2015

Designing Clinical Trials for Personalized Cancer Treatments

The $10.4 million grant will help researchers develop new statistical methods that can be used to both design clinical trials for cancer treatments and analyze the resulting data.