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The Latest

An Engineer’s Journey Through Medicine: MEDx Distinguished Lecture Re-cap

October 27, 2020

Rosalind Picard featured as the 2020 Distinguished Lecturer

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Segura Receives the Acta Silver Medal Award

October 8, 2020

Tatiana Segura was recognized for her pioneering work to use biomaterials to jump-start the body’s innate healing abilities.

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Duke Engineering’s New “EngEn” Accelerates the Impact of Tech-Based Innovation

September 28, 2020

EngEn integrates educational programs, startup resources, new facilities and an A-team of seasoned entrepreneurs to deliver technology-based solutions for health, defense, climate and beyond.

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MEDx Announces 2020 Pilot Project Awardees

September 16, 2020

Duke MEDx is excited to announce the awardees for our Pilot Projects call for proposals.

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Work Better in Tethered Combination Therapy

August 27, 2020

With support from MEDx, Ashutosh Chilkoti developed a single molecule, dual-drug therapy for diabetes that works well in mice for more than a week after a single injection.

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Upcoming Events

Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur

Wednesday, December 2

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Online

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The Single Cell RNA Guide to Pulmonary Fibrosis

Thursday, December 3

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Zoom

Presenter: Naftali Kaminski, M.D.

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The Single Cell RNA Guide to Pulmonary Fibrosis

Thursday, December 3

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Zoom webinar

Presenter: Naftali Kaminski, MD, Pulmonary, Critical care & Sleep Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

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Fundamentals of Startup Law

Tuesday, December 8

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Online

Presenter: Justyn Kasierski, J.D.

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Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur

Wednesday, December 9

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Online

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Duke MEDx News

The MEDx e-newsletter is sent once per semester and provides a snapshot of our research, programs, people and events.

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