Call for Proposals: MEDx Pilot Project
March 18, 2020
MEDx is pleased to announce a call for proposals for pilot project grants that will facilitate forming new collaborations or expanding existing collaborations between Duke faculty in Medicine and Engineering.
MEDx Colloquia Award Recipients Announced
March 5, 2020
Duke MEDx is pleased to announce the newest recipients of the MEDx Colloquia Awards.
Y Combinator Comes to Duke to Meet Biotech, Life Sciences Companies
March 2, 2020
At a lunchtime fireside chat co-sponsored by MEDx on February 25, representatives from Y Combinator—a seed-stage accelerator and venture capital firm—spoke with a large audience of Duke undergrads, grad students, post docs, faculty, and staff about what it takes to fund and scale a company.
SBIR Road Tour Coming to RTP
February 28, 2020
The SBIR Road Tour is coming to RTP on September 14! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet face-to-face with SBIR/STTR Program Officers.
MEDx Distinguished Lecture Nominations
February 21, 2020
We are now accepting nominations for the fall 2020 MEDx Distinguished Lecture speaker/award recipient.
Musah Named Among Inspiring Black Scientists in America
February 14, 2020
MEDx Investigator Samira Musah was recognized for her innovative research in stem cell engineering and human kidney disease. Affiliated faculty member Kafui Dzirasa was also recognized on this list.
Heart Rate Measurements of Wearable Monitors Vary by Activity, Not Skin Color
February 12, 2020
MEDx Investigator Jessilyn Dunn and team have demonstrated that skin tones don't alter the accuracy of heart rate monitors on smart watches and fitness trackers, but activities affect readings.
Duke Student Startup Wins $50,000 NFL 1st and Future Innovation Challenge
February 7, 2020
Founded by three Duke Engineers on Duke's football team, and mentored by Ken Gall, Protect3d uses 3D scanners and printers to produce anatomically precise protective devices.
Smart Toilet Saves Vital Health Data from Getting Flushed
February 4, 2020
A Bass Connections project team, co-led by Geoff Ginsburg, is developing a tool to access an untapped source of important health data.
New Kaganov Grant Awardees Announced
January 21, 2020
The Kaganov Steering Committee and MEDx are pleased to announce the grant winners for the Kaganov Research Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine and Engineering.