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June 08, 2021 | Duke Today

$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

implant from Matthew Becker's lab

June 01, 2021

Developing Biomaterial Implants to Improve Human Health

Duke materials scientists combine engineering and medicine to treat bone injury, disease, pain and more

Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies (CAGT) left to right Maria Ciofani, Assistant Professor of Immunology Greg Crawford, Associate Professor of Pediatrics Charles Gersbach, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery Tim Reddy, Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Kris Wood, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

May 06, 2021

$8 Million Grant Aims to Better Understand Disease Mechanisms of Schizophrenia

The NIH grant seeks to uncover more clues into what genes increase the risk of developing schizophrenia

Krystle Agans tests the D4 assay and the D4Scope in a BSL-4 lab at the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

April 07, 2021

Ultrasensitive, Rapid Diagnostic Detects Ebola Earlier Than Gold Standard Test

Portable platform detects early biomarkers of the Ebola virus faster than PCR, the current industry standard

Professor Amanda Randles works with undergraduate student Stephanie Musinsky.

November 12, 2020

Randles Named a 2020 Young Innovator in Cellular and Molecular Engineering

Honor recognizes junior faculty for innovative and impactful bioengineering research

Two lists of equations, one more than 40 lines long, the other just three

November 09, 2020

Researchers Discover Bacterial DNA’s Recipe for Success

A single criterion predicts whether a genetic package such as antibiotic resistance will thrive in a given environment

Ashutosh Chilkoti and Lingchong You

November 03, 2020

Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Tackles Synthetic Biology

BME's Ashutosh Chilkoti and Lingchong You receive a $7.5 million MURI award from the Department of Defense

This high-resolution photoacoustic and fluorescent image of a mouse brain shows the brain’s oxygenation from green (veins) to red (arteries) and the neural activation region is purple.

October 26, 2020

Using Invisible Light To See Deeper Into The Brain

Neural sensors that use near-infrared light can reveal brain activity deep within animal models

Adam Wax

October 23, 2020

Wax Named Editor-in-Chief of SPIE Journal Optical Engineering

Duke BME’s Adam Wax will assume the role of Editor-in-Chief beginning January 1, 2021

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