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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.

March 29, 2017

Ugandan Graduate Students Blaze a Trail to Duke

Inaugural Duke-Makerere Scholars look to improve healthcare in their African homeland by investing in sweat equity through Duke’s BME program

Tuan Vo-Dinh and Eric Betzig

March 27, 2017

2017 Photonics Symposium Explores Light-Based Technologies for Human Health

Annual symposium draws 200 researchers to discuss the latest advances in biophotonics research

Geoff Ginsburg, director of MEDx, speaks with panel members Adam Wax, Matthew Kirley and Steven Brousell

March 27, 2017

Photonics Symposium Shines Spotlight on Collaborative Research

Offering collaborations and seed funding, MEDx has helped Duke biophotonics researchers create some exciting new connections to further their work

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