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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

 Marc-Grégor Campredon)

November 01, 2017

Collaborating Across Continents

Duke BME professors challenge students to design Solutions with global communities in mind

Associate Professor Xiling Shen

November 01, 2017

"Body-on-a-Chip" Technology to Explore Colorectal Cancer

Collaborative five-year, $2.6 million grant with Cleveland Clinic and Cornell University will help better understand disease development

Jason Liu, Faris Albarghouthi, Jay Gupta and Manav Avlani (not pictured) won first prize at the 2017 HackDuke competition

October 31, 2017

BME Team Takes First Place at HackDuke

Jason Liu, Jay Gupta, Faris Albarghouthi and Manav Avlani won first prize for creating software to pair with a diagnostic tool

Duke 3D ultrasound device

October 31, 2017

The $10 Ultrasound Upgrade

Clip-on device featuring a $10 microchip gives standard 2-D ultrasound machines 3-D imaging capabilities

Roarke Horstmeyer

October 23, 2017

Roarke Horstmeyer: Visualizing New Biomedical Imaging Tools and Techniques

New faculty member Roarke Horstmeyer explores new imaging techniques to uncover new information about biological systems

At our 1st Annual Invented at Duke Celebration, Professor Ravi Bellamkonda, Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering chats with a Duke Alumni and a member of the local community about inventions, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Photo by Jared Lazarus/Duke Photography

October 20, 2017

Duke Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship at First Annual Invented at Duke Celebration

“Commercialization turns discovery into invention, enabling Duke researchers to fulfill our institution’s mission of bringing knowledge to bear in service to society.” –President Price

Chris Lam (second from left, back row) with the medical staff at Family Health Ministries at the Blanchard Clinic in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, one of his clinical collaborator sites.

October 18, 2017

Chris Lam Brings Engineering Expertise to Global Health

The BME PhD student and DGHI doctoral scholar has a passion for engineering medical devices to influence global health outcomes

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