Research News

A light assay used in the new cancer treatment moving toward clinical trials

September 26, 2017

Light-Based Cancer Therapy Moves Through Clinical Trials

A major interdisciplinary collaboration led by Duke CTSI yields a novel cancer therapy using light-activated compounds

September 20, 2017

Farsiu Receives Signal Processing Award

BME’s Sina Farsiu recognized for role on IEEE Signal Processing Society Editorial Board

prototype device that separates exosomes from whole blood samples

September 18, 2017

Sound Waves Separate Biological Nanoparticles for 'Liquid Biopsies'

Combining acoustic cell-sorting and microfluidic technologies, this device can sift blood samples without having to send them off to a lab

This lung-on-a-chip serves as an accurate model of human lungs to test for drug safety and efficacy. Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Photo

September 13, 2017

Tissue Chips Take Aim at Atherosclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

New $2 million grant builds on five years of 3-D human muscle and vasculature model development

Mechanical engineering professor Josiah Knight, standing, with neuroscientists Angel Peterchev and Stefan Goetz on right. The team’s new battery and power conversion system will be the heart of this student-built vehicle for the Shell Eco-Marathon.

August 25, 2017

Energy Initiative-Supported Project Connects Brain Science with Electric Cars

Electronics developed for deep brain stimulation useful for electric vehicles too

August 24, 2017

New Faculty Join BME

Five new researchers join BME, bringing together expertise in soft matter research, biomaterials and novel biomedical imaging techniques

Tatiana Segura

August 22, 2017

Tatiana Segura: Promoting Healing and Healthy Tissue

New faculty member Tatiana Segura engineers substrates to help the body heal itself

gold nanostars under electron microscope

August 17, 2017

Gold Nanostars and Immunotherapy Vaccinate Mice Against Cancer

New treatment cures, vaccinates mouse in small proof-of-concept study

Amanda Randles

August 16, 2017

Randles Named an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35

Her research is attempting to model how blood, particles and cells travel through our veins and arteries

progeria patients

August 14, 2017

Artificial Blood Vessels Mimic Rare Accelerated Aging Disease

Lab-grown blood vessels provide platform for studying premature aging syndrome and other rare diseases

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