MEDx, Department of Surgery Launch Training Program in Medical Device Innovation

November 29, 2016

A new educational program at Duke University co-founded by a surgical resident offers trainees a unique opportunity to learn about medical device innovation. With the launch of the InnovateMD program, Duke will now become one of a handful of universities to offer training in this field. David [..]

Medical Engineering Interest Group

November 29, 2016

The Medical Engineering Interest Group (MEIG) was formed in 2012 to stimulate interest and collaboration in medical design and technology among Duke University School of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering students and to produce competent physicians and scientists capable of making technical [..]

THInC 2016: 48 Hours of Health Innovation

November 29, 2016

On September 16, 2016, over 150 students, clinicians, developers and entrepreneurs descended upon Duke’s Trent Semans Center for Health Education for the second annual Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC). Through two rounds of idea pitching, participants identified areas of health in need [..]

MEDx Biomedical Research RFP

November 21, 2016

This MEDx funding announcement will award funds of up to $50,000 for novel pilot projects that investigate a basic biomedical question or for the development of tools or technologies that enable biomedical discovery. The pilot projects must be collaborations between faculty members in the Pratt [..]

MEDx Reflections: Q&A with Robert E. Fischell, Recipient of the National Medal for Technology and Innovation

October 12, 2016

"An incredible part of the future of medical care will be by joining advanced engineering with medicine" One of Duke’s most lauded alumni, Robert E. Fischell E’51 developed more than 50 spacecraft for the United States Navy and NASA before turning his attention to biomedical devices in 1969. Since [..]