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The graphic shows an image generated by AO-OCT (top), and the result of WeakGCSeg algorithms to identify and trace the shapes of the ganglion cells in the eye (bottom). Featured

May 04, 2021

AI Spots Individual Neurons in the Eye Better than Human Experts

Deep learning-based algorithm can potentially improve diagnosis of eye and brain diseases

Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies (CAGT) left to right Maria Ciofani, Assistant Professor of Immunology Greg Crawford, Associate Professor of Pediatrics Charles Gersbach, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery Tim Reddy, Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Kris Wood, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

May 06, 2021

$8 Million Grant Aims to Better Understand Disease Mechanisms of Schizophrenia

The NIH grant seeks to uncover more clues into what genes increase the risk of developing schizophrenia

Stephen Zauscher

April 29, 2021 | Duke Today

Zauscher to Chair Search Committee for New Pratt School Dean

Pratt School Professor Stefan Zauscher will chair a 15-person committee that will conduct a search for the new Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering

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