Research News

Pratt School of Engineering graduates celebrate after earning their degrees.

May 19, 2017

Oh the Places Grads Go

New Duke BME Graduates Enter the Workforce

A look at the cellular difference between brain cells involved in a severe concussion (left) versus a minor concussion (right).

May 19, 2017

Duke Joins $9.25M Project to Understand Concussion and Improve Recovery

Project focuses on the underlying cellular mechanisms of concussion

image made from photoacoustic technology

May 10, 2017

Lasers Make Sound Waves That Reveal Live Views of Organs in Action

Full-body scans of small animals achieved in real-time with high resolution

May 02, 2017

Students, Doctors Develop Next-Generation Surgical Implants

Undergraduates rapidly prototype biomedical devices on Duke’s 3D metal printer

Members of the OptiBone team display the tool they created in their design class

April 28, 2017

BME Seniors Showcase Projects at 2017 Design Symposium

Students present final design projects to faculty judges and peers during the celebratory event

April 20, 2017

Tadross Receives Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Award

The three-year, $300,000 award will support Tadross’s continued work to explore the neurological and biomolecular roots of Parkinson’s disease using his novel drug targeting system

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.

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