Research News

November 30, 2016

Drug Delivery Modification Sidesteps Allergic Responses

Duke researchers redesign drug-delivery polymer to extend drug life 16-fold while avoiding previous design’s immunological pitfalls

November 22, 2016

Showing Washington the Future of Global Women’s Health

Congressman David Price visits Professor Nimmi Ramanujam’s Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies

November 18, 2016

Shyni Varghese: Making Miniature Models of Muscles, Bones and Tumors

New faculty member Shyni Varghese brings tissue-on-a-chip and bone-healing technologies to Duke this summer

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November 10, 2016

Leading the NFL’s Charge to Improve Player Safety

Duke biomechanics experts will direct an international program to spur advancements in protective equipment and technology

November 01, 2016

Supplying Neuroscience Laboratories with Tomorrow’s Brain Interfaces

Researchers at Duke University want to help colleagues around the world eavesdrop on tens of thousands of neurons at once. Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and neurology at Duke, has received a three-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s [...]

October 27, 2016

Michael Tadross: Targeting Neuropharmacology with Molecular GPS Technologies

New faculty member Michael Tadross brings to Duke an emerging technology to deliver drugs to specific cell types

October 18, 2016

Notable Alumna: Lucinda Camras

Lucinda Camras PH.D.'13, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING The young-inventor gene runs in Lucinda Camras’s family. Her grandfather, Marvin, developed magnetic-tape recording during his 20s, is in the Inventors Hall of Fame, and received the National Medal of Technology from President George H. W. Bush in [...]

October 18, 2016

Bacterial Genes Boost Current in Human Cells

Borrowing and tweaking bacterial genes to Enhance electrical activity might treat heart, nervous system injury

October 06, 2016

Tissue-Patching a Broken Heart

Multi-university consortium nabs $8.6 million to build the world’s first three-dimensional, fully functional heart patch

September 16, 2016

Holographic Imaging and Deep Learning Diagnose Malaria

Researchers have devised a method for computers to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy.

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