Research News

Peter Balogh

July 18, 2019

Balogh Wins APS Acrivos Dissertation Award

Award recognizes Balogh’s research simulating 3D blood flow through highly complex geometries

Fellows in the Design Health program

July 08, 2019

Design Health Program Launches at Duke Engineering

New program assembles teams across engineering, medicine and business to design solutions for unmet needs in hospitals and clinics

Small box with a screen and a boxy gun for scanning retinas

June 28, 2019

Low-Cost Retinal Scanner Could Help Prevent Blindness Worldwide

Re-engineered device offers clinically accurate eye scans at a fraction of the cost

a row of five glass awards

June 19, 2019

Ramanujam Receives 2019 Social Impact Abie Award

Award recognizes a woman whose work is making a positive impact on women, technology and society, and who has developed technology that caused social change

Aman Aberra

June 12, 2019

Aberra Awarded Poster Prize at Carolina Neurostimulation Conference

PhD student Aman Aberra was recognized for his research surrounding transcranial magnetic stimulation

May 28, 2019

Biomedical Engineering Grad Student Receives Wrenn Fellowship

Will Huffman received the Wrenn Graduate Fellowship, allowing him to conduct research surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Ravi Bellamkonda (left) and George Truskey (right)

May 13, 2019

Bellamkonda, Truskey Named IAMBE Fellows

Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession of medical and biological engineering

After graduating from Gregg Trahey’s lab in 2012, Bell accepted a tenure-track positon at Johns Hopkins University, where she continues to pioneer ultrasound techniques to improve breast cancer diagnosis.

May 09, 2019

Making the Next Wave of Imaging Tools for Cancer Diagnosis

Motivated by her mother’s death from breast cancer, Muyinatu Bell (Duke BME PhD’12) is now advancing medical imaging as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins

Robert Kirkton works in his lab at Humacyte, where he develops off-the-shelf human blood vessels that can be implanted in patients during surgery.

May 08, 2019

Oh, the Places Grads Go

Whether their career ladders lead to industry, academia or entrepreneurship, Duke BME gives PhD students a leg up on post-grad life

Tuan Vo-Dinh

May 07, 2019

Vo-Dinh Wins 2019 Sir George Stokes Award

Award recognizes outstanding and sustained contributions to analytical science through innovations in photonics, spectroscopy, molecular biology and nanotechnology