An early prototype of the Camras Shunt

April 20, 2018

Entrepreneurial Insight

Lucinda Camras's startup aims to fight glaucoma

Samuel Fox and the prototype of Zephyr Mobility’s device

April 19, 2018

The Undergraduate Entrepreneur

Samuel Fox's student-project-turned-startup improves patient mobility

Dr. Cynthia Toth, the Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Professor of Opthalmology, and Joseph Izatt, the Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering

April 18, 2018

Imaging Inventions

Two Duke BME startups bring optical imaging technologies to patients across the spectrum of clinical settings

 Steve McClelland and Bill Walker (right) talk technology with student founders of OptiML, a winner of the first Baquerizo Innovation Grants.

April 15, 2018

Entrepreneurial Confidence

From a “Founder’s Workshop” course to a $20,000 Innovation Grant competition, Duke Engineering is investing in new initiatives to help undergraduates turn their ideas into impactful solutions

April 13, 2018

An Old Space for New Ideas

The BRiDGE initiative for faculty, alumni and student startups opens in downtown Durham

Student and faculty led startups focus on a multitude of topics, from gene editing to 3-D printing

April 13, 2018

New Opportunities for Entrepreneurial Graduates

Announcing the Entrepreneurial Post-Doctoral program in BME

Element Genomics founders (L-R) Greg Crawford, Tim Reddy, Charles Gersbach and Kris Wood

April 11, 2018

Element Genomics Acquired by UCB

The Duke-based startup uses novel epigenomic editing techniques to improve understanding of genome structure and function to identify potential new drug targets

Jonathan Viventi holding one of his novel brain-interfacing electrodes.

April 09, 2018

Viventi Receives NSF CAREER Award to Optimize Neural Interfaces

Competitive five-year grant will help Duke BME faculty member assess and improve the performance of neural interface designs

John Oxaal

April 09, 2018

John Oxaal, Duke BME’s First Entrepreneur in Residence

Serial entrepreneur John Oxaal guides new start-ups to success

Environmental engineering major Karyn Saunders created computational models to understand problems with a greywater treatment system in Honduras—part of her NAE Grand Challenge Scholars project advised by faculty mentor David Schaad.

April 09, 2018

Mentored Research

Duke Engineering offers students unparalleled opportunities to conduct original research with faculty advisors. Almost 70 percent of our undergraduates engage in intensive research, with one in five either publishing or presenting a paper off campus before graduating.