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Medical Engineering Interest Group helps build community at the intersecion of medicine and engineering

August 3, 2018

The Medical Engineering Interest Group (MEIG) works to stimulate interest in design and technology among students in the Duke University School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering to produce physicians, engineers and scientists capable of making technical advances in healthcare.

Building a better brain

August 2, 2018

Call for proposals from the Kaganov Research Initiative

August 1, 2018

MEDx, with support from a generous gift from Dr. Alan and Mrs. Carol Kaganov, is now accepting proposals for the Kaganov Research Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine. This initiative will fund research that focuses directly on or has relevance to lung function and diseases, especially pulmonary [..]

Helping the Heart to Repair Itself

July 30, 2018

As a cardiologist, Ravi Karra sees firsthand the suffering heart failure causes. Many of his patients eventually need heart transplants, which save lives but bring a new set of problems, including fistfuls of daily pills to prevent rejection. “Wouldn’t it be great if instead of needing a new heart [..]

MEDx and Duke Cancer Center fund pilot project to improve GI cancer detection

July 18, 2018

  MEDx and the Duke Cancer Center awarded funds for a year-long pilot study to Deborah Fisher, M.D., M.H.S. and Katherine Garman, M.D., M.S. of the Department of Medicine; Naomi Ferguson, M.D., and Shannon McCall, M.D., of the Department of Pathology; and Nan Jokerst, Ph.D., the J.A. Jones [..]

The Valley Between

July 2, 2018

One man's journey to bridge the gap between medicine and engineering By: Alissa Kocer The medical field is filled with devices. Even at a simple checkup, a health care professional will interact with thermometers, stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs and more. Every medical discipline has its own set [..]

IBM Watson Cloud Academy Workshop

July 2, 2018

IBM, Duke University and North Carolina Central University invite you to the IBM Watson Cloud Academy Workshop Thursday, July 19, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMat Schiciano Auditorium (Fitzpatrick Center) Duke University (Durham, NC) Directions For more information, contact Andy Rindos, Anand Singh, [..]

MEDx collaborates with TDHI on funding opportunities

June 28, 2018

MEDx is collaborating with the Translating Duke Health Initiative (TDHI) on two new funding opportunities for Duke faculty in the School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering. TDHI is a multidisciplinary, multi-year commitment to harness the expertise and knowledge at Duke to address society’ [..]

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