Duke BME in the News

Check out the latest media coverage of Duke biomedical engineering research and education.

NIBIB Science Highlights |

Let’s Clear Things Up: How do Glassfrogs Achieve Transparency?

Junjie Yao

Enterprise IOT Insights |

A Smarter Diagnosis: Machine Learning in Personalized Medicine

BME Professor Amanda Randles pens a piece outlining the historical and future use of machine learning in medical applications, including her own work to understand the role a patient’s blood flow can have in classifying the severity of coronary lesions.

Fortune |

Heart Rate Variability Could Be the Key to Improving Your Body’s Response to Stress. Here’s How to Get Started.

Research from Jessilyn Dunn has shown that heart rate variability may drop when people get COVID-19, flu or the common cold, which in turn affects health and well-being. 

The Atlantic |

How Glass Frogs Weave the World’s Best Invisibility Cloak

Junjie Yao helps decipher how a species of frog becomes a master of camouflage with the help of modern biomedical imaging techniques.

National Institutes of Health |

Injectable, Radioactive Gel Synergizes With Chemotherapy to Shrink Pancreatic Tumors

The National Institutes of Health covers a recent study from Ashutosh Chilkoti that investigates a new form of brachytherapy where radiation is delivered to a tumor by injecting a radioactive biopolymer directly to the site. 

Tech Explorist |

A Small Glowing Protein Allows Peering Into Living Tissues

Junjie Yao demonstrates proteins that emit longer wavelengths of near-infrared light to help create detailed, hi-res biomedical images.

Science in Parallel |

Pushing Limits in Computing and Biology

BME Professor Amanda Randles joins a conversation about answering important questions in biology and medicine with leadership class supercomputers.

Forbes |

Massive Digital Library Released To Accelerate Clinical Research And Cut Costs

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn comments on a health technology startup called HumanFirst that is changing the way clinical trials are run by putting people at the center of drug development.

Forbes |

Top 2023 IEEE Biomedical Engineering Awardee Professor Nimmi Ramanujam Shares Deep Insights

BME Professor Nimmi Ramanujam, the recipient of the highest award for outstanding contributions to biomedical engineering, shares her thoughts on the field and her research.

The Verge |

Wearables Were Starting to Demystify Reproductive Health — Then Roe Fell

Researchers looking to use wearable devices to improve health, such as BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn, are now worried that tracking women's data might do more harm than good now that Roe is no longer the law of the land.