Research News

A red ball ballooning from a neon green surface underneath

October 21, 2020

Replicating a Living Aneurysm with 3D Printing and Computer Simulations

Lab team develops first-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm to improve surgical procedures, personalize treatments

Sina Farsiu

October 09, 2020

Farsiu Named Fellow of the Optical Society

Distinction recognizes Farsiu’s contributions to optical image processing and biophotonics

Tatiana Segura

October 08, 2020

Segura Receives the Acta Silver Medal Award

Tatiana Segura was recognized for her pioneering work to use biomaterials to jump-start the body’s innate healing abilities

Warren Grill, Mark Palmeri and Ken Gall

September 24, 2020

MEDx Announces 2020 Pilot Project Awardess

Mark Palmeri, Ken Gall and Warren Grill received grants to pursue collaborative projects

Three illustrations of petri dishes with different patterns inside

September 10, 2020

Sound Waves Replace Human Hands in Petri Dish Experiments

Three proof-of-concept prototypes seek to make contactless ‘acoustic tweezer’ technology available to a wide array of laboratories

plastic tubes in the shape of a Y being held in a tray by gloved hands

September 03, 2020

Sophisticated Modeling Boosts Split Ventilators to Emergency FDA Review

Duke engineers and clinicians devise a system for ensuring patients receive just the right amount of air

A single dark tube splits into two glowing red tubes

August 27, 2020

Scientists Pair 3D Bioprinting and Computer Modeling to Examine Cancer Spread in Blood Vessels

Advanced computer simulations help better understand how tumor cells attach to blood vessels to form new tumors

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August 26, 2020

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Work Better in Tethered Combination Therapy

Slow-release molecule featuring two complementary type 2 diabetes drugs controls blood sugar levels while promoting weight loss in mice for one week following a single injection

Cameron McIntyre

August 21, 2020

Cameron McIntyre: Improving Deep Brain Stimulation Through Entrepreneurship

New faculty member Cameron McIntyre will leverage interdisciplinary programs at Duke to pursue technologies to clinically improve deep brain stimulation

A schematic of the structure of the nanofiber scaffolding. Image by Chelsea Fries, PhD student in the Collier Lab

August 12, 2020

Self-Assembling Nanofibers Could Improve Nasal-Based Vaccine Delivery

The new platform provides potential for more effective vaccines with fewer side effects