News

May 06, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University biomedical engineers have grown three-dimensional human heart muscle that acts just like natural tissue. This advancement could be important in treating heart attack patients or in serving as a platform for testing new heart disease medicines.
April 12, 2013
Ever forget your contact case on a trip and you have nowhere to put your lenses? Pratt Engineering student Matt Pleatman and his co-founders have a solution for you: the Contact Lens Refresh Card, an ultra slim, all-in-one contact lens case and multipurpose solution carrier that fits into your...
March 19, 2013
One of the Pratt School of Engineering’s newest faculty members is now the holder of one of its newest named professorships.
March 13, 2013
Eight U.S. universities including Duke have established the Vest Scholarship program to spur international collaborations among graduate students whose studies are focused on tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.
March 01, 2013
Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering has named William M. “Monty” Reichert the inaugural Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering.
February 07, 2013
Kam Leong, the James B. Duke professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)—one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers.