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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 [..]

Faculty, admins reflect on School of Medicine progress under Nancy Andrews

September 20, 2016

When Dr. Nancy Andrews, dean of the School of Medicine and vice chancellor for academic affairs, steps down next year, she will leave behind a legacy of open collaboration and strong leadership, her peers said.  Andrews, who became dean in 2007 after working for 14 years in the Harvard Medical [..]

Handheld Device Takes High-Resolution Images of Children's Retinas

August 1, 2016

A handheld retina imaging device will gather detailed structural information about the eyes of infants and toddlers for the first time.

First-Year Achievements, Future Plans Highlighted at MEDx Launch Event

May 12, 2016

More than 100 faculty from Duke Health and Duke Engineering came together April 27 to celebrate the official launch of Duke MEDx—the new initiative founded in 2015 to strengthen collaborations between engineering and medicine at Duke to solve complex clinical problems. Duke MEDx leaders Geoff [..]

Six Teams Awarded Grants in Inaugural MEDx Pilot Project Funding Program

April 27, 2016

Six teams from Pratt School of Engineering and the School of Medicine have been awarded grants in an inaugural MEDx funding opportunity designed to stimulate new collaborations, or support a new effort in an existing collaboration, between faculty from the two schools. To be considered, a proposal [..]

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