6th annual Energy Week at Duke

November 4, 2021

Register today for the annual event series (Nov. 8 - Nov. 11) organized by several dozen undergraduate and graduate students from across Duke with support from the Energy Initiative and the EDGE Center at the Fuqua School of Business.

Energy Week at Duke University

Funding Opportunity: Genomic Technologies Pilot Grant RFA

November 3, 2021

Deadline for applications is Nov. 30, 2021

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Ginsburg named Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, NIH All of Us Research Program

November 3, 2021

Ginsburg will leave Duke to assume the role of Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program, effective January 2022.

Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD

Call for Applications: Duke Design Health

October 27, 2021

Spring 2022 applications are now open! Design Health is an innovative program that discovers pressing needs in healthcare and assembles teams from across engineering, business & medicine to create solutions.

Duke Design Health Logo

Resources for Community-Engaged Scholarship at Duke

October 25, 2021

On Nov. 5, campus partners will present information on community-engaged scholarship resources, support or funding offered through their programs, offices or units.

Campus Partner logos

CRISPR at a Tipping Point: Q&A with Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna

October 21, 2021

In advance of Doudna’s lecture on October 26, several Duke researchers were invited to ask her questions about her work.

Jennifer Doudna

MEDx Announces High-Risk High-Impact 2021 Seed Funding Recipients

October 21, 2021

Duke MEDx is excited to announce the 2021 grant recipients!

2021 grant recipients

Better Preclinical Drug Testing and More with Organs-on-Chips

October 20, 2021

MEDx Investigator, Shyni Varghese, is teaming up with colleagues to assess its potential in evaluating COVID-19 drug candidates.

Shyni Varghese in lab coat

Triangle Innovation Week

October 19, 2021

A week of celebrating innovation & entrepreneurship in the Triangle. Read more about events and how to attend Oct. 20 - Nov. 5, 2021.

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MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese: Cell-Filled Pouch Creates Temporary “Chimeras” to Treat Disease

October 11, 2021

MEDx Investigator Shyni Varghese, and other biomedical engineers at Duke University, have devised a pouch designed to create temporary chimeras – mixed species -- to treat diseases. In a proof-of-concept study, the device protected transplanted human liver cells from mice’s immune systems for six months while they produced crucial biomolecules.

Pouch Diagram