Fixing Muscle and the Brain
November 6, 2019
MEDx Investigator Tatiana Segura and Nenad Bursac are engineering hydrogel microenvironments to physically and chemically support the growth of skeletal muscle and brain tissue.
Big Ideas on a Small Surface
October 31, 2019
Affiliated faculty George Truskey and MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese use custom lab-on-a-chip technologies to create novel models of tissues, organs and diseases.
Stabilizing brittle bones: Duke research provides a new angle to osteoporosis treatment
October 11, 2019
MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese & her research team have discovered a drug that may be able to stimulate the body to naturally rebuild bone tissue.
MEDx connects School of Medicine and Pratt to encourage research collaboration
October 8, 2019
From preventing seizures to analyzing human feces, Duke’s MEDx program is connecting biomedical researchers and doctors to engineers to meet technological needs in medicine.
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.
Get Involved: Bass Connections Opportunities
September 3, 2019
Bass Connections is currently offering several opportunities for Duke faculty.
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.
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.
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.
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.