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Amanda Randles

August 16, 2017

Randles Named an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35

Her research is attempting to model how blood, particles and cells travel through our veins and arteries

Kevin Fraser

August 15, 2017

Kevin Fraser Named North Carolina’s First Tau Beta Pi Laureate

Electrical and computer engineering graduate first North Carolina student to earn the distinction

imatsci call

August 15, 2017

Materials Research Society Announces First Innovators for 2017 iMatSci Innovator Showcase

Two materials-based startups based on technology developed at Duke University were selected to demonstrate their products at the iMatSci Innovator Showcase

progeria patients

August 14, 2017

Artificial Blood Vessels Mimic Rare Accelerated Aging Disease

Lab-grown blood vessels provide platform for studying premature aging syndrome and other rare diseases

George A. Truskey

August 10, 2017

Truskey Reappointed as Senior Associate Dean for Duke Engineering

George A. Truskey has been reappointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering for a four-year term, serving through June 30, 2021. In this role, Truskey provides overarching leadership for research advancement and space planning at Pratt, while leading additional strategic [...]

Duke undergraduates Ankit Rastogi (L) and Zui Dighe (R), the North American finalists in Schneider Electric's 2017 Go Green in the City case competition, will head to Paris in October for the international finals.

August 09, 2017

Student Team’s Success in Energy Case Competition is Powered By the Unique Duke Experience

A Duke University undergraduate team has taken top honors in the North American division of Schneider Electric’s 2017 Go Green in the City case competition

A prototype of the D4 assay

August 08, 2017

Inkjet-Printed Tool Enables Sensitive Diagnostic Testing in Point-of-Care Settings

New portable platform can show results in 15 minutes, allowing for rapid and sensitive diagnostic testing in resource-limited settings

A woman in Tanzania gives her newborn baby antiretroviral drugs from a Pratt Pouch.

August 08, 2017

Tiny Packet Is Making a Big—and Growing—Dent in Childhood HIV

The Pratt Pouch is expanding its reach in Ecuador and a new initiative will bring the pouch to Uganda

microbot origami

August 07, 2017

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes assembled and pre-programmed by magnetic fields capture and transport single cells

Zehra Parlak looks at her proof-of-principle point-of-care diagnostic device, the foundation of her startup company called Qatch

August 01, 2017

Startup Aims to “Qatch” Blood Coagulation Data

Platform could extend to detecting biomarkers for disease diagnosis

Ken Gall, chair of the department of mechanical engineering and materials science and co-founder of Vertera Spine

July 31, 2017

Vertera Spine Announces FDA Clearance of COALESCE™ porous PEEK Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device

Company co-founded by MEMS Chair Ken Gall announces clearance for a new biomedical spinal fusion device

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