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students in a design challenge

January 16, 2018

Students Connect Engineering and Entrepreneurship in Technology and Design Pathway

Engineering Innovation helps fill out one of the pathways to an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate

stained cross-section of muscle fibers

January 08, 2018

Engineers Grow Functioning Human Muscle from Skin Cells

First functioning human muscle grown from induced pluripotent stem cells holds promise for cellular therapies, drug discovery and studying rare diseases

Students from Roger Nightingale's design class at the BME Design Symposium

December 13, 2017

Student Designs Take Center Stage at BME Design Symposium

From teaching aids for reproductive health to cost-effective safety gear, the second annual celebration showcased student innovation

Nimmi Ramanujam, David Izatt and Tuan Vo-Dinh were elected to the National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017

Three Duke Biomedical Engineers Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Izatt, Ramanujam and Vo-Dinh honored for innovative photonics-based health technologies

faculty montage

December 06, 2017

Nine Engineering Faculty Awarded 2018 Intellectual Community Planning Grants

Awards are part of Provost Sally Kornbluth's Together Duke strategic plan to invest in Duke's faculty as scholars and leaders of the university's intellectual communities

The new, large heart patch being tested

November 28, 2017

Beating Heart Patch is Large Enough to Repair the Human Heart

Beating patch is as strong and electrically active as healthy adult heart

cell culture demonstrating conjugation

November 22, 2017

Managing Antibiotics Not Enough to Reverse Resistance

Gene-swapping bacteria don’t lose resistance after antibiotics end

This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

BME’s Nimmi Ramanujam demonstrates the Pocket Colposcope to Duke University President Vincent Price. The invention is a low-cost device that helps screen for and diagnose cervical cancer.

November 01, 2017

Engineering a New Narrative

Duke biomedical engineers are creating unique tools geared toward women's health to address global health disparities

Daniel Joh, MD-PhD student in BME, prepares serum samples during a field test at the Redemption Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia

November 01, 2017

Five Days of Fieldwork

BME students test a diagnostic tool in Liberia

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