Musah Named Among Inspiring Black Scientists in America
February 14, 2020
MEDx Investigator Samira Musah was recognized for her innovative research in stem cell engineering and human kidney disease. Affiliated faculty member Kafui Dzirasa was also recognized on this list.
Heart Rate Measurements of Wearable Monitors Vary by Activity, Not Skin Color
February 12, 2020
MEDx Investigator Jessilyn Dunn and team have demonstrated that skin tones don't alter the accuracy of heart rate monitors on smart watches and fitness trackers, but activities affect readings.
Duke Student Startup Wins $50,000 NFL 1st and Future Innovation Challenge
February 7, 2020
Founded by three Duke Engineers on Duke's football team, and mentored by Ken Gall, Protect3d uses 3D scanners and printers to produce anatomically precise protective devices.
Smart Toilet Saves Vital Health Data from Getting Flushed
February 4, 2020
A Bass Connections project team, co-led by Geoff Ginsburg, is developing a tool to access an untapped source of important health data.
New Kaganov Grant Awardees Announced
January 21, 2020
The Kaganov Steering Committee and MEDx are pleased to announce the grant winners for the Kaganov Research Initiative in Pulmonary Medicine and Engineering.
A Crystal Ball for the Decade Ahead
January 16, 2020
Director Geoff Ginsburg and MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese offered their ideas for the world of 2030.
External Funding Opportunity: NC Biotech Translational Research Grant
January 14, 2020
The NC Biotech Center is offering a funding opportunity that may be of interest to members of the Duke community surrounding commercial development of university-held life science inventions.
Call for Applications: Medical Device Development
December 16, 2019
MEDx, in conjunction with FastTrack, is offering a funding opportunity for the development and translation of medical device ideas.
Bone Bandage Soaks Up Pro-Healing Biochemical To Accelerate Repair
December 16, 2019
Researchers at Duke University, including MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese, have engineered a bandage that captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural healing process.
Call for Applications: MEDx Colloquia
December 10, 2019
MEDx is pleased to offer support for interdisciplinary colloquia to solve complex problems and inspire innovation.