research image from Junjie Yao's lab
Duke BME Fall 2021 Digital Magazine

Duke BME Magazine Fall 2021

Gregg Trahey, Kathy Nightingale and Mark Palmeri

Meet Duke BME’s Innovative Ultrasound Trio

Between cleaning up ultrasound images, developing non-invasive diagnostic tools and sparking a new subfield of ultrasound imaging, Gregg Trahey, Kathy Nightingale and Mark Palmeri have pushed the boundaries of biomedical imaging

Letter from the Chair

“Entrepreneurship. Design-focused education. Forward-thinking faculty. Impactful research. These are the signatures of Duke Biomedical Engineering.” –Duke BME Chair Ashutosh Chilkoti

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Ashutosh Chilkoti

In This Edition

A researcher holds a slide showing a slice of a brain sample

Decoding the Circuitry of the Primate Brain

Marc Sommer develops tools and tactics to illuminate neural pathways across the brain

Photoacoustic Imaging

Tracking Life Through Photonic Highways

Junjie Yao uses light and sound to see deeper into the human body

The exterior of the Wilkinson Building

A Pipeline from Makerspace to Marketplace

Duke Engineering’s new Wilkinson Building gives students space—and support—to craft innovative tools that can translate into entrepreneurial success

Duke BME's DEIAC Logo

DEIA Committee Advances Diversity Efforts Across Duke BME

Through recruitment, mentorship and community events, the committee aims to make Duke BME more inclusive for faculty, staff and students

Christian Viehland (left) and Stefan Roberts (right)

Expanding Opportunities for Entrepreneurial Post-Docs

The Duke BME Post-Doctoral Entrepreneurial Fellowship program is a new resource for graduates who want to launch companies based on their PhD research. For inaugural fellows Christian Viehland and Stefan Roberts, the program was instrumental in their transition from student to entrepreneur.