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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

Associate Professor Xiling Shen

November 01, 2017

"Body-on-a-Chip" Technology to Explore Colorectal Cancer

Collaborative five-year, $2.6 million grant with Cleveland Clinic and Cornell University will help better understand disease development

Jason Liu, Faris Albarghouthi, Jay Gupta and Manav Avlani (not pictured) won first prize at the 2017 HackDuke competition

October 31, 2017

BME Team Takes First Place at HackDuke

Jason Liu, Jay Gupta, Faris Albarghouthi and Manav Avlani won first prize for creating software to pair with a diagnostic tool

Duke 3D ultrasound device

October 31, 2017

The $10 Ultrasound Upgrade

Clip-on device featuring a $10 microchip gives standard 2-D ultrasound machines 3-D imaging capabilities

Roarke Horstmeyer

October 23, 2017

Roarke Horstmeyer: Visualizing New Biomedical Imaging Tools and Techniques

New faculty member Roarke Horstmeyer explores new imaging techniques to uncover new information about biological systems

At our 1st Annual Invented at Duke Celebration, Professor Ravi Bellamkonda, Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering chats with a Duke Alumni and a member of the local community about inventions, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Photo by Jared Lazarus/Duke Photography

October 20, 2017

Duke Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship at First Annual Invented at Duke Celebration

“Commercialization turns discovery into invention, enabling Duke researchers to fulfill our institution’s mission of bringing knowledge to bear in service to society.” –President Price

Chris Lam (second from left, back row) with the medical staff at Family Health Ministries at the Blanchard Clinic in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, one of his clinical collaborator sites.

October 18, 2017

Chris Lam Brings Engineering Expertise to Global Health

The BME PhD student and DGHI doctoral scholar has a passion for engineering medical devices to influence global health outcomes

Duke and Makerere BME students during the Spring Break trip to Uganda earlier this year.

October 17, 2017

Building Biomedical Engineering Capacity through Educational Partnerships

In an editorial in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, researchers discuss the value of international education partnerships

Black dots mark gold nanoparticles that have been attracted to the surface of pressure-sensitive domes constructed by engineered bacteria.

October 09, 2017

Bacteria Self-Organize to Build Working Sensors

Bacteria with synthetic gene circuit self-assemble into working device

collage of external fellows

October 06, 2017

7 Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

October 01, 2017

Developing Novel Diagnostic Tools

Diagnosing Dengue and Malaria  Tuan Vo-Dinh, Director of the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor of Chemistry at Duke, is currently at work on multiple diagnostic assays for point-of-care settings. The first is a [...]

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