Research News

Blake Wilson

February 09, 2017

Cochlear Implant Developer Blake Wilson Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Duke alumnus, faculty member honored for “engineering development of the cochlear implant that bestows hearing to individuals with profound deafness.”

Gersbach and Collier

February 01, 2017

Collier and Gersbach Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Honor represents top two percent of most accomplished and distinguished medical and biological engineers

synthetic proteins

January 30, 2017

Engineered "Spaghetti-Ball" Proteins Provide Biomedical Insights

Synthetic proteins may reveal cellular functions and provide commercial applications

January 19, 2017

Farsiu Wins ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award

Sina Farsiu, an associate professor at Duke University with appointments in biomedical engineering, ophthalmology, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science, has won the 2017 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras [...]

fluorescent stained image

January 11, 2017

Tumor-Seeking Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

New approach produces 20 percent survival rate in rat model where few typically live

MR image of the brain

January 04, 2017

Evolving Deep Brain Stimulation Patterns

New approach saves energy while moving toward personalized treatment for Parkinson’s disease

January 04, 2017

Seeing Nano

The sewer gnat is a common nuisance around kitchen and bathroom drains that’s no bigger than a pea. But magnified thousands of times, its compound eyes and bushy antennae resemble a first place winner in a Movember mustache contest. Sewer gnats’ larger cousins, horseflies are known for their [...]

December 13, 2016

Smith, West Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Distinction recognizes prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding, impactful inventions

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

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