August 11, 2016
Researchers use CRISPR to turn connective tissue directly into neuronal cells with better results than previous methods.
August 01, 2016
Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been selected to receive a 2016 Vallee Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes “extraordinary accomplishments and future promise” by providing $250,000 to further basic biomedical research projects to four [...]
August 01, 2016
A handheld retina imaging device will gather detailed structural information about the eyes of infants and toddlers for the first time.
July 25, 2016
Ashutosh Chilkoti, the Theo Pilkington Professor and chair of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been listed among the most cited researchers in materials science and engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data. The highly cited researchers or scholars are either the corresponding author or the [...]
July 15, 2016
Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]
July 13, 2016
Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and neurobiology at Duke University, has been named a 2016 Beckman Young Investigator by the Beckman Foundation. The $750,000, four-year award will support Gong’s research into understanding how neurons [...]
July 08, 2016
George A. Truskey has been appointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering beginning August 1, 2016. Truskey is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and has served for the past year as interim dean of engineering at Duke. In his new role, his [...]
June 24, 2016
Warren Grill has been named the Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Professor of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2016. The Pratt School Professorship is designated for an individual who is addressing one of the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges for Engineering, and Grill’s [...]
June 14, 2016
Inspired by her little brother’s chronic illness, biomedical engineering student Rhianna Lee ’16 sets out to find a cure—and helps some of Durham’s disabled workers along the way.
June 07, 2016
Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders