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

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Entrepreneurship Workshops

The Entrepreneurship Workshop series will return in Fall 2022

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COVID19 Engineering Response

We're working on projects to address Duke Health's identified clinical equipment needs.

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On cutting edge: Duke engineers developing biomaterial implants to improve our health

The Latest

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

May 19, 2022

The research, led by MEDx affiliated faculty member Junjie Yao, appeared May 17 in the Nature journal Light: Science & Applications.

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

Physician-Engineer Collaborators Talk Team Science at Major Ophthalmic Conference

May 19, 2022

Duke University distinguished professors Cynthia Toth, MD, and Joseph Izatt, PhD, delivered the May 4 closing keynote for the Denver portion of the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting.

Cynthia Toth, MD, and Joseph Izatt, PhD

Funding Opportunity: Beckman Young Investigators (BYI) Program

May 19, 2022

The BYI Program provides research support to faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science. Deadline to apply is Aug. 1.

MEDx Reflects: Exploring the medicine and engineering intersection with Genevieve Fouda

May 4, 2022

An affiliated faculty member of MEDx, Fouda sees the importance of collaboration between medicine and engineering.

Genevieve Fouda, MD, PhD

Call for Applications: Fall 2022 Design Health

April 29, 2022

Applications have now opened. Fellows will focus on aspects of upstream marketing, particularly needs-finding in the clinical environment using tools such as observational research and interviewing.

Design Health

Upcoming Events

Duke MEDx Café

Wednesday, June 1

10:30 am Virtual

Duke MEDx Cafe

Science Writing: Traditional Publication and New Horizons

Wednesday, June 1

4:00 pm

Presenter: Jonathan McCall, MS

Science Writing: Traditional Publication and New Horizons

[CANCELLED] POSTPONED: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: A Workshop for Inventors

Saturday, June 18

9:00 am to 3:00 pm Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

Presenter: Greg Carlin, M.S., J.D., Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC

Greg Carlin

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

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