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Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: A Workshop for Inventors

April 5, 2017

As an engineer or scientist you conceive of new product ideas, discover new treatments for disease, or write original software. Do you know how to protect these ideas so that they can be effectively disseminated? Do you know whether your idea is patentable, and what it takes to get a patent? Do you [..]

Announcing MEDx RFA Winners

April 4, 2017

MEDx received 33 outstanding applications in response to its Biomedical Research RFA. The following ten projects have been funded thanks to matching funds from the School of Medicine, from the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, Bioinformatics and [..]

Mahata Photo Competition

April 4, 2017

The Mahato Memorial Contest honors the diverse research endeavors of Duke students through art. Submissions for the 7th annual Mahato Photo Contest is currently open. If you have an image that is research oriented, you can win up to $500 and recognition at the reception on April 20th.  Submissions [..]

Photonics Symposium Shines Spotlight on Collaborative Research

March 27, 2017

Offering collaborations and seed funding, MEDx has helped Duke biophotonics researchers create some exciting new connections to further their work

CFAR-MEDx Funding Opportunity

March 14, 2017

The Duke Center for AIDS Research has partnered with MEDx to provide funding of up to $60,000 Direct Costs for one year pilot projects. The proposal must represent a collaboration between faculty of School of Medicine and School of Engineering, and address an NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priority. Click [..]

Duke's Data Network

March 3, 2017

In a place where engineers can (and do) simply cross the street or even the hallway to connect with Medical Center clinicians, statisticians, or energy experts, it’s perhaps not surprising that Duke’s data-science research is literally all over the map—with teams coming together from across [..]

Cochlear Implant Developer Blake Wilson Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 9, 2017

Duke alumnus, faculty member honored for “engineering development of the cochlear implant that bestows hearing to individuals with profound deafness.”

CAGPM Director, Geoffrey Ginsburg, met with Chilean President

February 3, 2017

Santiago, Chile -- On January 17, Geoff Ginsburg met with Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet (who is also a physician, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Bachelet) as part of a visit there to speak at the first Symposium and Workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics of Cancer in Santiago.  Geoff [..]

Drug Delivery Modification Sidesteps Allergic Responses

November 30, 2016

Duke researchers redesign drug-delivery polymer to extend drug life 16-fold while avoiding previous design’s immunological pitfalls

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