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January 11, 2017

Tumor-Seeking Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

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

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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 [...]

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 [...]

December 08, 2016

Data+ Program Honored for Educational Innovation

Duke’s Data+ summer research program received the gold prize in the natural sciences category at the Reimagine Education Conference and Awards in Philadelphia. Paul Bendich and Ashlee Valenteaccepted the award on behalf of the Data+ team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Hosted [...]

December 02, 2016

Vincent Price Named Duke University 10th President

Penn provost and noted public opinion scholar to take office July 1

November 30, 2016

Drug Delivery Modification Sidesteps Allergic Responses

Duke researchers redesign drug-delivery polymer to extend drug life 16-fold while avoiding previous design’s immunological pitfalls

November 23, 2016

Science and Storytelling Collide in PhD Plus Program

Liz Neeley from The Story Collider podcast teaches graduate students how to include storytelling in their communications

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