Research News

April 01, 2018

The Pioneers of 3D Ultrasound

How advancements in ultrasound technology paved the way for future innovation

April 01, 2018

Innovative Scholars

An overview of faculty startups in Duke BME

Self-assembled structures formed by a FAME, fatty-acid-modified elastin-like polypeptides. Researchers use temperature cues to make the molecules assemble themselves.

March 19, 2018

Modified Biomaterials Perform Orderly Self-Assembly in Response to Temperature Cues

Using post-translational modification, researchers were able to create unique biomaterials with programmable behavior

Michael Rubinstein

March 19, 2018

Rubinstein Named 2018 Bingham Medalist of the Society of Rheology

Michael Rubinstein recognized for advancing fundamental understanding of complex fluid flows

Lingchong You

February 21, 2018

New Tool Tells Bioengineers When to Build Microbial Teams

Researchers help bioengineers decide when to use multiple cell populations to assemble a product

Nimmi Ramanujam demonstrates how to use the Pocket Colposcope

February 12, 2018

Ramanujam, Asiedu Receive the 2018 Velji Award for Global Health

Nimmi Ramanujam and graduate student Mercy Asiedu recognized for innovative projects that address women’s health disparities

stained cross-section of muscle fibers

January 08, 2018

Engineers Grow Functioning Human Muscle from Skin Cells

First functioning human muscle grown from induced pluripotent stem cells holds promise for cellular therapies, drug discovery and studying rare diseases

Nimmi Ramanujam, David Izatt and Tuan Vo-Dinh were elected to the National Academy of Inventors

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

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