Duke CTSA Research Training Program accepting PHYSICIAN research fellowship applications

January 14, 2019

The Duke CTSA TL1 physician fellowship provides 2 years of funded time to support the research training of physician-scientists.  We have particular interest in physician trainees with an MD or MD/PHD who are interested in broadening their previous training to include a new category of research [..]

Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC)

January 11, 2019

The Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC) invites you to participate in their three-day health hackathon.February 1-3, 2019Trent Semans CenterDuke University THInC is a three-day healthcare hackathon that will bring together 200 students, clinicians, engineers, designers and others from the [..]

Fecal matters: Learning about health through waste

January 9, 2019

Every day, we dispose of valuable information about our health without even thinking about it.

WINNING SBIR/STTR Grants for Science and Technology Start-ups: First Flight

January 4, 2019

First Flight Venture CenterThursday, January 17, 9 A.M. - NoonDurham, NCRegister First Flight Venture Center (First Flight), a Research Triangle Park-based science and technology incubator for early stage science-based companies, has been awarded a grant by the U.S. Small Business Administration ( [..]

2019 Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Gordon Research Conference

December 19, 2018

Designing Biomaterial Complexity Across Scales of Length and Time for Clinical Impact July 28 - August 2, 2019Rey Don Jaime Grand Hotel, Castelldefels, Spain The 2019 GRC and GRS on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering will bring together world-class clinicians, scientists and engineers to discuss [..]

Futuristic organ-on-a-chip technology now seems more realistic than ever

December 18, 2018

MEDx Investigator Samira Musah and her colleagues combined expertise in stem-cell biology and engineering to grow podocytes on a novel flash drive-sized chip that reproduces the kidney’s filtration function.

NCBiotech announces the new Flash Grant program

November 30, 2018

NCBiotech’s Flash Grant program aims to identify and energize the most creative ideas that exhibit early indications of commercial potential. Like a flash of inspiration, Flash Grants infuse a quick jolt of funding at a critical early point when a small, targeted influx of funds can be crucial to [..]