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

Joseph Izatt

April 27, 2021

Izatt Named 2021 Edwin H. Land Medal Recipient

The Optical Society and Society for Imaging Science and Technology honor leader in biomedical imaging

A Design Health team discusses their project

April 26, 2021

Design Health Program Impresses on the National Stage

Duke’s Design Health teams are finding success, earning top spots in national design competitions and turning innovative prototypes into patents

Three separate images of three students, two males and one female

April 21, 2021

Pursuing Research: 2021 Pratt Fellows

A glimpse into the projects pursued by three Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellows and the lessons provided by their experience

 Cameron Cucuzzella, Suraj Upadhya, Linda Tang, Savannah Johnson, Emily Campbell, Sahil Malhotra, Mahgul Mansoor, Sophie Hurewitz

April 15, 2021

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Bass Connections Student Research Awards

Three biomedical engineering students will recieve support from the Bass Connections program to pursue innovative research projects

 Chelsea Fries

April 14, 2021

Self-Assembling Nanofibers Prevent Damage from Inflammation

Nanomaterials strategically activate the immune system to fight inflammation as effectively as current standard therapeutics

Krystle Agans tests the D4 assay and the D4Scope in a BSL-4 lab at the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

April 07, 2021

Ultrasensitive, Rapid Diagnostic Detects Ebola Earlier Than Gold Standard Test

Portable platform detects early biomarkers of the Ebola virus faster than PCR, the current industry standard

People crowd around desks working on face shields, which are piled up in a row in the corner

April 01, 2021

Innovation Amidst a Pandemic

A glimpse into Duke’s COVID-19 Engineering Response Team

Three people with VR headsets on

April 01, 2021

Revolutionizing Neurosurgical Planning With the Use of Holograms

Cameron McIntyre brings to Duke a long history of translating innovations in Deep Brain Stimulation into commercial medical devices