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, 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

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 [..]