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The inaugural Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholarship recipient Joshua D'Arcy M'19

April 24, 2017

D’Arcy Named First Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholar

New endowed scholarship supports medicine-engineering initiatives, honors faculty mentors

April 25, 2017

Tadross Receives Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Award

Michael Tadross, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been chosen as a recipient of the competitive 2017 PDF Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award. Managed by the Parkinson's Foundation Grants Review Committee, the new program supports junior faculty at a critical time [...]

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April 17, 2017

Innovative Gift Supports Medicine-Engineering Collaborations at Duke

A generous gift from Duke Engineering alumnus Alan L. Kaganov, E’60, MBA, MS, ScD and his wife, Carol, aims to advance the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of pulmonary diseases by fostering new collaborations across engineering and medicine at Duke University. The Kaganovs’ $3 million commitment [...]

Ann Saterbak

April 10, 2017

Saterbak to Lead Redesign of Pratt First-Year Experience

The nationally-recognized engineering education expert will start the new program with a hands-on pilot course for 50 first-year students in this fall.

April 06, 2017

Homing System Delivers Drugs To Specific Neurons

New technique reveals synaptic contributions to Parkinson's Disease

Joseph Izatt and members of his lab

April 05, 2017

Visualizing Impact: Izatt Guest-Edits Special Issue of Biomedical Optics Express on Optical Coherence Tomography

Joseph Izatt reflects on advancements and changes in the field of optical coherence tomography 25 years after its creation.

Charles Gersbach

April 03, 2017

Screening the Human Genome’s ‘Dark Matter’

CRISPR-based system quickly screens non-coding genome for regulatory elements of disease genes

Karen Xu

April 02, 2017

BME’s Karen Xu Named Goldwater Scholar

Junior Karen Xu was one of 240 recipients of the award, selected from a field of over 1200 nominated mathematics, science and engineering students nationwide.

Adam Wax and Jawad Hoballah

March 31, 2017

Duke BME Master’s Students Awarded New Fellowships for Research

New BME fellowship aims to provide greater opportunities for master's students

 Pocket Colposcope Team

March 30, 2017

From Duke’s Labs to Patients in Peru: Students Work to Deploy New Cervical Cancer Screening Tool

Students in the Bass Connections: Pocket Colposcope team traveled to Peru to research how to deploy a new medical device into an existing healthcare system

Hidden Figures No More panelists

March 30, 2017

‘Hidden Figures No More’ Highlights Women in STEM

Distinguished panelists gathered for a screening of 'Hidden Figures' said women today can benefit from emulating the resilience of female NASA pioneers.

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