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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

PhD mathematics student John Malik took first place for his image, “Phases of the Heart,” showing phase information extracted from an electrocardiogram signal using Fourier transform.

January 22, 2018

Heart-Phase Image Takes Top Prize in 2018 'Envisioning the Invisible' Contest

Amazing research images won top honors in the contest sponsored by the Duke Engineering Graduate Student Council.

students in a design challenge

January 16, 2018

Students Connect Engineering and Entrepreneurship in Technology and Design Pathway

Engineering Innovation helps fill out one of the pathways to an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate

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

Students from Roger Nightingale’s design class at the BME Design Symposium

December 13, 2017

Student Designs Take Center Stage at BME Design Symposium

From teaching aids for reproductive health to cost-effective safety gear, the second annual celebration showcased student innovation

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

faculty montage

December 06, 2017

Nine Engineering Faculty Awarded 2018 Intellectual Community Planning Grants

Awards are part of Provost Sally Kornbluth's Together Duke strategic plan to invest in Duke's faculty as scholars and leaders of the university's intellectual communities

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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