Research News

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duke and Makerere BME students during the Spring Break trip to Uganda earlier this year.

October 17, 2017

Building Biomedical Engineering Capacity through Educational Partnerships

In an editorial in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, researchers discuss the value of international education partnerships

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