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A light assay used in the new cancer treatment moving toward clinical trials

September 26, 2017

Light-Based Cancer Therapy Moves Through Clinical Trials

A major interdisciplinary collaboration led by Duke CTSI yields a novel cancer therapy using light-activated compounds

Emily Shannon and Gabriel Antoniak test the length of the first prototype prosthetic arm while the recipient Chris tries it on during their first trip to Haiti

September 26, 2017

Printing Outside the Borders

Duke Engineering students design and 3D-print a prosthetic arm for a young Haitian boy

Michael Rubinstein joins Duke from UNC

September 21, 2017

Michael Rubinstein: A Collaborative Approach to Soft-Matter Engineering and Science

New faculty member Michael Rubinstein creates polymeric models to bridge scientific disciplines and advance soft-matter research.

September 20, 2017

Farsiu Receives Signal Processing Award

BME’s Sina Farsiu recognized for role on IEEE Signal Processing Society Editorial Board

prototype device that separates exosomes from whole blood samples

September 18, 2017

Sound Waves Separate Biological Nanoparticles for 'Liquid Biopsies'

Combining acoustic cell-sorting and microfluidic technologies, this device can sift blood samples without having to send them off to a lab

Duke Forward Impact-Engineering Healthy Beginnings

September 18, 2017

Baby Boom: Engineering Healthy Beginnings

When you give to Duke, you give to a community that gives to other communities – Duke alumni Vamsee Pamula and Richard West learned this as they launched their company

This lung-on-a-chip serves as an accurate model of human lungs to test for drug safety and efficacy. Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Photo

September 13, 2017

Tissue Chips Take Aim at Atherosclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

New $2 million grant builds on five years of 3-D human muscle and vasculature model development

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September 07, 2017

Pushing Science and Engineering to Create New Soft Materials

Engineering team part of prestigious NSF initiative

2017 BRIDGE RFA

September 01, 2017

2017-2018 BRiDGE RFA for Expertise and Space in the Chesterfield Building

Applications are being accepted until Oct. 2, 2017, for the Bioengineering Research initiative to Develop Global Entrepreneurs (BRiDGE), which supports new bioengineering companies at Duke.

Mechanical engineering professor Josiah Knight, standing, with neuroscientists Angel Peterchev and Stefan Goetz on right. The team’s new battery and power conversion system will be the heart of this student-built vehicle for the Shell Eco-Marathon.

August 25, 2017

Energy Initiative-Supported Project Connects Brain Science with Electric Cars

Electronics developed for deep brain stimulation useful for electric vehicles too

The interior of the new design lab

August 24, 2017

New First-Year Design Course, Space Debut

Program part of new initiative designed to give all Duke Engineering students project- and problem-based experiences right from the start

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