Timothy Dunn Featured

June 22, 2021

Timothy Dunn: Tracking Movement to Decipher Brain Activity

New faculty member Timothy Dunn uses novel 3D behavior-tracking technologies to better understand how the brain works

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July 15, 2021

New Undergrad Certificate Offers Experience in Materials Science and Engineering

Duke’s newest undergraduate certificate program covers fundamentals at the intersection of physics, chemistry and engineering

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July 12, 2021

Xilis Raises $70 Million Series A Financing to Advance Diagnostic and Drug Discovery

The financing will also support a development platform leveraging proprietary MicroOrganoSphere™ technology

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June 25, 2021

Test Distinguishes SARS-CoV-2 from Other Coronaviruses with 100% Accuracy

Platform could also predict COVID-19 case severity and immunity against variants

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June 15, 2021 | Duke Global Health Institute

The $600 Medical Device That Could Help Doctors Detect Throat Cancer

Professor Bob Malkin helps students design flexible camera less than one-tenth the price of current options to save lives in Vietnam

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June 10, 2021

Cells Construct Living Composite Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Initial demonstration builds drug delivery system that protects the gut microbiome from antibiotics


June 08, 2021 | Duke Today

$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

 Lamonte Aidoo, Mike Bergin, James Chappel, Joel Collier, Charmaine Royal and Harris Solomon

June 02, 2021 | Duke Today

Six New Bass Fellows Honored for Excellence in Research and Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching

Six Duke professors who have demonstrated excellence both in research and undergraduate education have been selected as the 2021 Bass Fellows

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June 01, 2021

Developing Biomaterial Implants to Improve Human Health

Duke materials scientists combine engineering and medicine to treat bone injury, disease, pain and more

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May 24, 2021

Data from Smartwatches Can Help Predict Clinical Blood Test Results

Long-term data gathered from wearables can quicky indicate illness and other abnormalities in a patient’s health

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May 21, 2021

Machine Learning Platform Identifies Activated Neurons in Real-Time

Streamlined AI immediately and accurately maps activated neurons to help learn how the brain works