Research News

An artist's drawing of a spindle of DNA tinged blue

September 12, 2019

Identifying the Epigenetic Fingerprints of Weapons of Mass Destruction

$38.8 million DARPA project taps Duke researchers to help develop genetic test for exposure to weapons of mass destruction

September 09, 2019

Ramanujam Receives 2019 WIMIN Outstanding Leadership Award

Women in Molecular Imaging Network honors BME professor for her pioneering work to improve global cervical cancer screening

August 30, 2019

Twelve Graduate Students Earn Competitive BME Fellowships

Second-year graduate students in biomedical engineering received named fellowships to help support their research

screenshot of video with faded retinal image on left and clear retinal image on right

August 27, 2019

Computational Imaging Increases Resolution of Eye Imaging Technology

Researchers use computational tools to enhance the resolution of optical coherence tomography, potentially expanding its usefulness beyond the eye

Naomi Halas and Jennifer West holding large golden spheres at a parade

August 26, 2019

Quest for New Cancer Treatment Crosses Milestone

Therapy invented by BME Professor Jennifer West excels in pilot clinical trials

A crowd listens to one of the speakers during the Duke BME Biomaterials Symposium

August 23, 2019

Duke Biomaterials Symposium Highlights Vibrant Research Community

Annual event features innovative research from biomaterials labs across Duke Engineering

A man with white gloves looks through an eyepiece microscope at a slide

August 21, 2019

New Pharmaceutical Target Reverses Osteoporosis in Mice

Duke researchers show that activating the adenosine receptor A2B not only halts but reverses bone deterioration in mouse models of osteoporosis

The DukeREP team with the participating high school students

August 20, 2019

A Sunny Summer of Engineering for High Schoolers

Local high school students gain lab experience through DukeREP, a summer outreach program launched in Duke BME

video screenshot of red blood cells flowing through transparent veins

August 06, 2019

Simulating Blood Flow at the Cellular Level

Amanda Randles's revolutionary supercomputer blood flow simulator HARVEY is poised to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human diseases

Peter Balogh

July 18, 2019

Balogh Wins APS Acrivos Dissertation Award

Award recognizes Balogh’s research simulating 3D blood flow through highly complex geometries