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Harnessing Skin Cancer Genes to Heal Hearts
1/24 Pratt School of Engineering

Harnessing Skin Cancer Genes to Heal Hearts

A common powerful mutation found in melanoma can push heart muscle cells to multiply in laboratory models of heart tissue

Jessilyn Dunn
Fighting Disease With a Smartwatch? That’s Genius.
1/23 Duke Science & Technology

Fighting Disease With a Smartwatch? That’s Genius.

Jessilyn Dunn uses Al and machine learning to analyze data collected by wearable devices to predict and prevent disease outbreaks and conditions such as adult-onset diabetes

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Duke Engineers Earn Clemson Awards for Biomaterials Ingenuity
1/17 Pratt School of Engineering

Duke Engineers Earn Clemson Awards for Biomaterials Ingenuity

Joel Collier and Tatiana Segura received the awards from the Society for Biomaterials for their respective contributions to research and the scientific literature

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Engineering in the Global Community: Paving the Way for Change
1/17 Pratt School of Engineering

Engineering in the Global Community: Paving the Way for Change

Duke Engineering’s new Center for Engineering in the Global Community serves as a hub to advance engineering solutions that address pressing challenges in the Global South and Durham community

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Impacting Pediatric Eye Care Around the World
1/8 Pratt School of Engineering

Impacting Pediatric Eye Care Around the World

Dr. Stacy Pineles, a 2000 BME graduate, relies on her Duke Engineering foundations as an eye surgeon and the leader of an NIH-supported clinical trials network

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Natalia Litchinitser Named SPIE Fellow 
1/8 Pratt School of Engineering

Natalia Litchinitser Named SPIE Fellow 

The elevation to fellow recognizes the Duke ECE faculty member's pioneering contributions to linear and nonlinear structured light-matter interactions and active photonics

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Solving More Medical Device Challenges by Teaching Others How
12/29 Duke Research Blog

Solving More Medical Device Challenges by Teaching Others How

Eric Richardson emphasizes product design, interdisciplinary approaches and industry-academia partnerships to best meet the needs of underserved communities in his BME classes

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Duke’s Clark Scholars Take to Cape Town to Support Local Businesses
12/20 Pratt School of Engineering

Duke’s Clark Scholars Take to Cape Town to Support Local Businesses

The unique scholarship program combines cultural experiences, hands-on professional development and academic rigor in global settings to emphasize the importance of adaptability and leadership.