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Interior of The Chesterfield, a former cigarette factory transformed into a major new space in downtown Durham, NC, for medical and engineering research and entrepreneurship.

May 15, 2018

The Chesterfield Re-Engineered: Collaborative Space for High-Impact Discovery and Entrepreneurship Opens

Collaborative ties between Duke University’s schools of engineering and medicine, and between Duke and its hometown, are stronger than ever with the opening of The Chesterfield.

Duke Engineering students take a selfie during Commencement 2018

May 11, 2018

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2018

Duke Engineering recognized more than 600 undergraduate and graduate engineering students at a series of ceremonies and celebrations during the 2018 commencement weekend, May 11-13

aerial view of Duke

May 08, 2018

Marcus Center for Cellular Cures at Duke to Tackle Autism, MS, Stroke

The center will expand upon past and current work at Duke funded by The Marcus Foundation, including a recent study that used children's own cord blood cells as an experimental therapy for autism and cerebral palsy

Amanda Randles

May 02, 2018

Randles Wins 2017 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

Award recognizes the development of HARVEY, a massively parallel fluid dynamics simulation capable of modeling the full human arterial system at subcellular resolution

May 02, 2018

BME Design Symposium Highlights Student Projects

Event showcased projects ranging from an early HIV detection test to a intravesicular device to cool the brain

stained slide of a tuberculosis granuloma

April 26, 2018

Cancer Drug Helps Treat Tuberculosis by Restoring Leaky Blood Vessels

FDA-approved drug that helps vascular integrity also allows antibiotics to infiltrate hard-to-reach tuberculosis granulomas in mice

cell metabolism cover art

April 26, 2018

Metastatic Cancer Gorges on Fructose in the Liver

Discovery of metabolic reprogramming in metastatic cancer could lead to new therapies

Histological sections of liver from control mice treated with saline (left) and the CRISPR/Cas9 epigenetic repression system in which cholesterol levels were lowered (right) show generally normal and healthy tissue

April 26, 2018

CRISPR/Cas9 Silences Gene Associated with High Cholesterol Levels Through Epigenetic Regulation

Process marks the first time researchers have delivered CRISPR/Cas9 repressors for targeted therapeutic gene silencing in adult animal models

An early prototype of the Camras Shunt

April 20, 2018

Entrepreneurial Insight

Lucinda Camras's startup aims to fight glaucoma

Samuel Fox and the prototype of Zephyr Mobility’s device

April 19, 2018

The Undergraduate Entrepreneur

Samuel Fox's student-project-turned-startup improves patient mobility

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