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The inaugural Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholarship recipient Joshua D'Arcy M'19

April 24, 2017

D’Arcy Named First Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholar

New endowed scholarship supports medicine-engineering initiatives, honors faculty mentors

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 [...]

November 01, 2016

Pratt Welcomes Seven 2016-17 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

6 Current Students Have Received the Prestigious Fellowships, Giving Duke Engineering a Total of 13

October 31, 2016

'Grad School Boot Camp' Attracts a Diverse Crowd

New Pratt-wide program teaches prospective graduate students about applications, fellowships and opportunities at Duke

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 21, 2016

Meet Pratt's New Faculty for 2016-2018

With 14 outstanding tenured/tenure track faculty joining us in 2016-2018, Duke engineering continues to add depth and breadth to our research focus areas in health, environmental sustainability, and intelligence and connectivity.

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

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