Randles Elevated to Senior Member of Two Professional Societies
Congratulations to Amanda Randles (BME) on being elevated to Senior Member at both the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Gersbach receives $1.2 million from the Gilbert Family Foundation
Charles Gersbach (BME) received a three-year, $1.2 million award from the Gilbert Family Foundation to work toward a genome editing treatment for type I neurofibromatosis!
You promoted to James L. Meriam Distinguished Professor of BME
Lingchong You is now the James L. Meriam Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering!
You Lab's Work on "Jumping Genes" aka Transposons
Activity levels of transposons provide the handle needed for selection to spread antibiotic resistance from wild microbes to human pathogens
Segura Creates a Stroke Healing Gel
Tatiana Segura, professor of biomedical engineering, is changing outcomes for stroke patients.
Bursac Improves How Well Heart Muscle Cells Can Initiate and Spread Electrical Activity
Biomedical Engineering professor Nenad Bursac has demonstrated a new approach to promote electrical excitation of heart cells in live mammals, which could lead to new gene therapy treatments for a wide range of heart diseases.
Ellery Jones wins Inaugural Pratt Outstanding Research Mentor Award
The Pratt Outstanding Research Mentor Award was recently created to acknowledge outstanding PhD students mentoring undergraduates.
Randles Elected to National Academy of Inventors
Amanda Randles was recognized for her work to model how blood, particles and cells travel throughout the circulatory system
Rapid Test Identifies Antibody Effectiveness Against COVID-19 Variants
Test could measure patient immunity against multiple COVID-19 variants such as Omicron and Delta at once and inform which synthetic monoclonal antibody to use for treatments
Hargrove Taking New Aim at COVID-19
The coronavirus’s tangled strands of RNA could offer new ways to treat people who get infected
Gersbach Named One of the World's Most Highly Cited Scientists
Duke has 38 of the World’s Most Highly-Cited Scientists
Dzirasa named to the National Academy of Medicine
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, the K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Kafui Dzirasa Named Howard Hughes Investigator
One of two Duke faculty named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigators, Lefkowitz calls them "superbly talented and creative"