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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 [..]

MEDx Reflections: Q&A with Blake Wilson, Co-Inventor of the Cochlear Implant

April 7, 2016

"A huge opportunity has been seized" Blake Wilson, co-inventor of the cochlear implant and translational medicine researcher at Duke for more than three decades, talks about the new MEDx program What’s your experience been like at Duke when it comes to collaborations between the engineering and [..]

New Collaborative Seed Grant Program Gives Eight Awards

March 16, 2016

A new program aimed at fostering interactions between researchers in the School of Medicine and the campus has awarded its first round of seed grants to eight project teams.

Tickbot: Innovation in Global Health & Engineering

February 11, 2016

Published on Feb 8, 2016 Manually collecting ticks for infectious disease research is risky business, putting researchers in danger of contracting the very diseases they’re studying. But DGHI’s Greg Gray and three Duke University engineering students -- Andrew Buie, Logan Rooper, and Austin McKee [..]

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