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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

January 30, 2017

Message from the Duke President and Provost on Federal Immigration Restrictions

This message originally appeared on Duke Today. Dear Colleagues, The new restrictions on immigration to the United States by residents of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen that were announced on Friday by President Trump are both confusing and disturbing.  We want to assure you [...]

synthetic proteins

January 30, 2017

Engineered "Spaghetti-Ball" Proteins Provide Biomedical Insights

Synthetic proteins may reveal cellular functions and provide commercial applications

January 19, 2017

Farsiu Wins ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award

Sina Farsiu, an associate professor at Duke University with appointments in biomedical engineering, ophthalmology, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science, has won the 2017 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras [...]

fluorescent stained image

January 11, 2017

Tumor-Seeking Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

New approach produces 20 percent survival rate in rat model where few typically live

MR image of the brain

January 04, 2017

Evolving Deep Brain Stimulation Patterns

New approach saves energy while moving toward personalized treatment for Parkinson’s disease

January 04, 2017

Seeing Nano

The sewer gnat is a common nuisance around kitchen and bathroom drains that’s no bigger than a pea. But magnified thousands of times, its compound eyes and bushy antennae resemble a first place winner in a Movember mustache contest. Sewer gnats’ larger cousins, horseflies are known for their [...]

Project Tadpole students

January 03, 2017

Spreading Holiday Cheer by Rewiring Toys

Duke Engineering student group "Project Tadpole" modifies toys for children with disabilities throughout the year

December 15, 2016

Truskey Named Editor-in-Chief of New Biomedical Engineering Journal

George Truskey, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, has been named the editor-in-chief of the new Elsevier journal Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering. Launching in 2017, the [...]

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 [...]

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