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The three founders of Encapsio. From left to right - Wyatt Shields, Nick Kirby, and Wes Day

June 19, 2017

From Entrepreneurs to Encapsio

A Q&A with Three Duke Entrepreneurs Marrying Technology with Business

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

December 12, 2016

Alumni Profiles Series: Mudit Jain

Mudit Jain, who studied cardiac electrophysiology as a NSF GRFP Fellow, graduated from Duke with a with a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering in 1999. Following his Ph.D., Dr. Jain earned an MBA from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. in Electrical [...]

December 08, 2016

Data+ Program Honored for Educational Innovation

Duke’s Data+ summer research program received the gold prize in the natural sciences category at the Reimagine Education Conference and Awards in Philadelphia. Paul Bendich and Ashlee Valenteaccepted the award on behalf of the Data+ team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Hosted by [...]

December 02, 2016

Vincent Price Named Duke University 10th President

Penn provost and noted public opinion scholar to take office July 1

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 23, 2016

Science and Storytelling Collide in PhD Plus Program

Liz Neeley from The Story Collider podcast teaches graduate students how to include storytelling in their communications

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 [...]

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