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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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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

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.

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Get Involved: Bass Connections Opportunities

September 3, 2019

Bass Connections is currently offering several opportunities for Duke faculty.

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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.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

Digital Health Day 2019

Wednesday, September 25

10:30 am to 4:30 pm Trent Semans Building

MEDx Café

Wednesday, October 2

10:30 am to 12:00 pm Twinnie's

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NSF Grants for Faculty Workshop

Thursday, October 3

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm 249 Rubenstein Library (Carpenter Conference Room)

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Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: A Workshop for Inventors

Saturday, October 12

11:00 am to 3:00 pm The Bullpen at Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

Presenter: Greg Carlin, MS, JD, Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC

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MEDx Café

Wednesday, October 16

10:30 am to 12:00 pm NOSH (1st floor, Trent Semans Center)

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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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