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MEDx Reflects: Exploring the medicine and engineering intersection with George Truskey

September 18, 2019

An affiliated faculty member of MEDx, Truskey sees the importance of collaboration between clinical care, basic-science research and engineering.

George Truskey

Get Involved: Bass Connections Opportunities

September 3, 2019

Bass Connections is currently offering several opportunities for Duke faculty.

Nimmi Ramanujam and Jenna Meuller Pocket Colposcope

Meet Duke Rising Star, Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD

August 30, 2019

Dr. Dzirasa, MEDx affiliated faculty member and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is performing pioneering brain research that aims to help people with disorders like Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia.

Kafui Dzirasa

New Pharmaceutical Target Reverses Osteoporosis in Mice

August 22, 2019

MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese was part of a team to discover a pharmaceutical target that, when activated, can reverse bone degradation caused by osteoporosis in mouse models of the disease.

Yu-Ru ‘Vernon’ Shih, a research scientist at Duke University, takes a close look at the tissue integrity of vertebral sections of a mouse with osteoporosis that has been treated by targeting a cell receptor

Hungry for Innovation: Notable Project Stems from MEDx Dinner

August 8, 2019

Gastroenterologist Darin Dufault and Biomedical Engineer Mark Palmeri designed a patent pending and licensed ergonomic improvement for endoscopes thanks to a dinner hosted by MEDx.

winning device

MEDx Reflects: Exploring the medicine and engineering intersection with Dean Ravi Bellamkonda

August 5, 2019

Ravi Bellamkonda sees the importance of enhancing ties between Pratt and other Duke schools and programs to continue building partnerships that help everyone rise.

Ravi Bellamkonda

Call for Proposals: Kaganov Research Initiative

July 29, 2019

MEDx is pleased to announce a call for proposals that focus on, or have relevance to, lung function or lung disease, especially pulmonary fibrosis.

MEDx Reflects: Exploring the medicine and engineering intersection with Dean Mary Klotman

June 25, 2019

"You come to Duke as a trainee or student, and you have the opportunity to live in both worlds — technology and medicine."

Mary Klotman

2019 Request for Applications: Breakthrough Research initiative to Develop Global Entrepreneurs (BRiDGE)

June 18, 2019

Applications accepted on a rolling basis for the January to November 2019 cycle. BRiDGE engages Duke faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students to support the launch of new companies (NewCos) with the goal of developing a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Accelerate Series for Life Science and Technology

June 4, 2019

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is offering a new program that focuses on exploring the critical skills needed to grow and scale companies.

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