Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Work Better in Tethered Combination Therapy

August 27, 2020

With support from MEDx, Ashutosh Chilkoti developed a single molecule, dual-drug therapy for diabetes that works well in mice for more than a week after a single injection.

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Rames and Cox Named Newest Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholars

August 17, 2020

Endowed scholarship supports med students as they pursue engineering degree

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Early Detection of COVID-19: How Your Smartwatch Could Help

August 13, 2020

Duke researchers aim to detect coronavirus infections early in CovIdentify study.

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MEDx Announces COVID-19 Pilot Project Awardees

July 16, 2020

Duke MEDx is excited to announce the awardees for our COVID-19 Pilot Projects call for proposals.

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From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That's Strong Enough For Knees

June 26, 2020

Duke researchers, co-led by Ken Gall, have developed the first gel-based synthetic cartilage with the strength of the real thing.

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'Covidentify' Adapts to Address a Changing Pandemic

June 15, 2020

Smart watch study, led by Jessilyn Dunn and co-funded by MEDx, expands by providing devices in underserved areas.

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Duke's Labs Are Back in Business, But In A New Way

June 12, 2020

Thousands of lab workers, kept from their benches and equipment for months by the COVID pandemic, are shaking off the cobwebs and getting back to work, including MEDx Investigator Tatiana Segura's labs. But with some significant differences.

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Redesigning Healthcare: A Q&A About Duke Design Health

May 18, 2020

Duke's Design Health program bridges the expertise in disciplines across Duke to create real-world solutions to pressing needs in health care.

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Verifying and Validating the Clinical Usefulness of Wearable Technology

May 15, 2020

A collaborative team of researchers from the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) and biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a framework that will help data scientists and other researchers use better digital health tools for clinical purposes.

Jessilyn Dunn and Brinnae Bent

Duke MEDx seeks proposals for $50K grants to fund faculty research projects

May 15, 2020

Duke University’s MEDx program is welcoming proposals for its next round of pilot grants, open to human health-centered projects from faculty in the university’s School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering.

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