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MEDx fosters the exchange of ideas and creates research opportunities between physicians, engineers, computer scientists, researchers and innovators at Duke University.

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Distinguished Lecture Nominations

We are now accepting nominations for the fall 2020 MEDx Distinguished Lecture speaker.

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Kaganov Initiative

The Kaganov Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine and Engineering aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of pulmonary diseases.

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The Latest

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.

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MEDx Colloquia Award Recipients Announced

March 5, 2020

Duke MEDx is pleased to announce the newest recipients of the MEDx Colloquia Awards.

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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.

Y Combinator Partner Kat Mañalac and Visiting Partner Uri Lopatin

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.

SBIR Road Tour

MEDx Distinguished Lecture Nominations

February 21, 2020

We are now accepting nominations for the fall 2020 MEDx Distinguished Lecture speaker/award recipient.

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Upcoming Events

Coronavirus Conversations: Information Sharing During An Epidemic

Thursday, April 2

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Presenter: Brian Langloss, Ph.D. & Sarah Rispin Sedlack, J.D.

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How Startups Survive an Apocalypse

Friday, April 3

11:30 am to 12:30 pm Zoom Meeting

Presenter: Troy Henikoff & Jamie Jones

MATH Venture Partners

Design Thinking: Observation to Launch in 3 Days

Friday, April 10

11:30 am Zoom Meeting

Presenter: Janvi Jhaveri, Jack Strategy

New Changes to the NSF Biosketch

Monday, April 13

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Webinar

Biosketch Brain

Learning Health Systems Based Upon Outbreak Informatics

Wednesday, April 15

9:30 am to 10:30 am WebEx

Presenter: Dr. Eric Perakslis

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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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