Research News

Cynthia Toth, left, and Joe Izatt of Duke University

May 19, 2022 | Duke Eye Center

Physician-Engineer Collaborators Talk Team Science at Major Ophthalmic Conference

Duke Opthalmologist Cynthia Toth and Biomedical Engineer Joseph Izatt told the ARVO 2022 audience about how their 20 years of intense teamwork across multiple disciplines has positively impacted ophthalmic research

The image shows the vasculature of the brain, and the colors illuminate how capillaries experience varying levels of oxygenation as the brain undergoes hypoxia.

May 18, 2022

Using Light and Sound to Reveal Rapid Brain Activity in Unprecedented Detail

Duke researchers use a combination of hardware innovations and machine learning algorithms to create the fastest photoacoustic imaging tool available

Genevieve Fouda, MD, PhD

May 03, 2022 | Duke MEDx News

Teamwork: A Duke Engineer, a Duke Medical Scientist and the Search for an HIV Vaccine

Duke School of Medicine's Genevieve Fouda and Duke Engineering's Joel Collier formed a powerful research partnership

Dyed kidney cells appear over a black background

April 21, 2022

COVID-19 Can Infect and Damage Human Kidney Cells

Duke researchers showed that SARS-CoV-2 can infect kidney cells via multiple binding sites and hijack the cell’s machinery to replicate, causing injury and COVID-19-associated kidney disease

Artist drawing of several strands of DNA crisscrossing in blue

April 05, 2022

Tiny Jumping Genes Fingered as Culprit in Rise of Antibiotic Resistance

Activity levels of transposons provide the handle needed for selection to spread antibiotic resistance from wild microbes to human pathogens

Multicolored images of scans of a hand and a face

March 29, 2022

How Eye Imaging Technology Could Help Robots and Cars See Better

Researchers are applying lessons learned from decades of perfecting eye-imaging technologies to tomorrow’s autonomous systems sensor technologies

Tatiana Segura of Duke University

March 04, 2022 | Duke Science & Technology

Tatiana Segura: A Stroke Healing Gel

The efforts of Segura's Duke BME lab are leading to transformative outcomes for stroke, brain damage, bone malformation, and more.

Duke neural engineering

February 01, 2022 | Duke Health

Expanding the Armamentarium of Surgical Options for Epilepsy, Movement Disorders

Cameron McIntyre and other Duke neural engineers are developing innovative technologies for awake deep brain stimulation and advancing interneuron transplantation research

Podocyte Models

January 25, 2022

Gene Expression Could Ring Early Kidney Disease Alarm

Stem cell model helps researchers identify potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets for early kidney disease

Jessica Shah

January 07, 2022

Jessica Shah Selected as Pratt Research Fellow

Shah, an undergraduate student in the Musah Lab, will explore how to create improved models of kidney disease