Biomechanics of Injury or Injury Repair Awardees Announced

May 5, 2020

Duke MEDx is pleased to announce awards for the Biomechanics of Injury or Injury Repair request for proposals.

headshots of Kathryn Nightingale, Lisa Hobson-Webb, Samira Musah and Rasheed Gbadegesin

COVID-19 Engineering Response Team Assembles from Every Corner of Duke

April 30, 2020

Through strong networks connecting students, faculty and staff across Duke University and Duke Health, a dedicated team has mobilized to engineer solutions to problems created by the pandemic.

Dr. Melissa Erickson dons a PAPR device featuring a 3D-printed part rapidly designed, tested and produced by the Duke COVID-19 Engineering Response Team

Embedded in the OR

April 23, 2020

Duke’s Design Health program gives interdisciplinary student teams a new opportunity to create medical solutions.

Duke Design health team sitting around table

Despite COVID-19, 'The Phoenix Project' providing internships to Duke students

April 20, 2020

The Duke Phoenix Project brings together 150 Duke students who have recently lost internships to work on end-to-end technical solutions for companies during Summer 2020.

The Phoenix Project logo (a bird outline)

Rubinstein Awarded Distinguished Professorships

April 16, 2020

MEDx Investigator Michael Rubinstein joins class of 29 Distinguished Professorships announced by Duke this year.

Michael Rubinstein

3-D Printing To Give Medical Teams the Highest Level of Protection

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Engineering Response Team tackles powered, air-purifying respirator (PAPR)

Eric Richardson and Dr. Melissa Erickson testing the PAPR hood

‘CovIdentify’ Pits Smartphones and Wearable Tech Against the Coronavirus

April 8, 2020

A new Duke research study, co-funded by MEDx, seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.

smartphone and smartwatch outline with coronavirus image on screens

Solving Pressing Challenges: 3D Printing of Medical Grade Face Shields

April 3, 2020

Amid a medical equipment shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of Duke experts, including MEDx, came together quickly to develop a safety mask that can be sterilized and reused.

mask printer

Call for Proposals: MEDx Pilot Project

March 18, 2020

MEDx is pleased to announce a call for proposals for pilot project grants that will facilitate forming new collaborations or expanding existing collaborations between Duke faculty in Medicine and Engineering.

Duke MEDx logo

MEDx Colloquia Award Recipients Announced

March 5, 2020

Duke MEDx is pleased to announce the newest recipients of the MEDx Colloquia Awards.

Charlie Gersbach, Edward Smith, Simon Gregory, Xiling Shen, Jessilyn Dunn, Raluca Gordan headshot