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MEDx fosters the exchange of ideas and creates research opportunities between physicians, engineers, computer scientists, researchers and innovators at Duke University.

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Have an idea for a MEDx project? Looking for a collaborator in medicine or engineering? Want to become a mentor?

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Funding Opportunity

Kaganov Initiative grants for collaborative proposals that focus on lung function or disease.

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Kaganov Initiative

The Kaganov Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine and Engineering aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of pulmonary diseases.

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The Latest

Stabilizing brittle bones: Duke research provides a new angle to osteoporosis treatment

October 11, 2019

MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese & her research team have discovered a drug that may be able to stimulate the body to naturally rebuild bone tissue.

Shyni Varghese

MEDx connects School of Medicine and Pratt to encourage research collaboration

October 8, 2019

From preventing seizures to analyzing human feces, Duke’s MEDx program is connecting biomedical researchers and doctors to engineers to meet technological needs in medicine.

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MEDx Reflects: Exploring the medicine and engineering intersection with George Truskey

September 18, 2019

An affiliated faculty member of MEDx, Truskey sees the importance of collaboration between clinical care, basic-science research and engineering.

George Truskey

Get Involved: Bass Connections Opportunities

September 3, 2019

Bass Connections is currently offering several opportunities for Duke faculty.

Nimmi Ramanujam and Jenna Meuller Pocket Colposcope

Meet Duke Rising Star, Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD

August 30, 2019

Dr. Dzirasa, MEDx affiliated faculty member and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is performing pioneering brain research that aims to help people with disorders like Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia.

Kafui Dzirasa

Upcoming Events

MEDx Café

Wednesday, October 16

10:30 am to 12:00 pm NOSH (1st floor, Trent Semans Center)

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Innovation Jam

Thursday, October 17

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Trent Semans Center, 6th Floor

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Scholars Photo Day

Friday, October 18

11:00 am to 3:00 pm Broadhead Center, Second Floor, Chaplin Family Lounge (Room 247)

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1st Annual Symposium on Big Data and Precision Health

Thursday, October 24

8:30 am to 7:00 pm Great Hall, Trent Semans Center

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MEDx Café

Wednesday, October 30

10:30 am to 12:00 pm Twinnie's

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Duke MEDx News

The MEDx e-newsletter is sent once per semester and provides a snapshot of our research, programs, people and events.

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