Recent News

Crystal Kennedy Receives NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

November 8, 2020

Crystal received an NIH Predoctoral Fellowship for the period July 1, 2020 - June 30,2023 for the project entitled "Progeria and Vasculature: Investigating Genetic Effects and the Potential of Genome Editing for Treatment".  Her research examines Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria [...]

Megan Kondash awarded 3rd prize in the 2018 Envision the Invisible Contest

September 6, 2018

Megan Kondash, a PhD student in biomedical engineering, was awarded third prize for her image of striated human skeletal muscle myotubes in the 2018 Envision the Invisible contest.

Dr. George Truskey appointed Editor-in-Chief of Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering

September 6, 2018

Dr. Truskey is Editor-in-Chief, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering 

Truskey Lab Alumna Erica Brown Peter's work on the cover of Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews (Feb 2018)

September 6, 2018

Lab alumna Erica Brown Peters work was featured on  the cover of the February 2018  issue of Tissue Engineering part B: Reviews (Vol 24, No 1)

Graduate Student Brittany Davis Receives Dean's Award for Mentoring Excellence

June 2, 2016

Senior graduate student Brittany Davis was recognized for her excellence in mentoring. She was one of three graduate students to be honored with this award this year. The Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring recognizes the dedication that Brittany has displayed.

Jonathan Repper Presents Masters Research

April 18, 2016

Jonathan Repper presented the results of his Master's research at a poster session for Pratt students and faculty today. This poster session allows the Pratt community to see the research that Master's candidates have conducted during their time at Duke. 

Truskey Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

December 1, 2014

George Truskey, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and senior associate dean for research at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Brittany interning with CSIR

November 1, 2014

Brittany will be interning with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria, South Africa this summer! Her project will be designing a paper-based biosensor to detect harmful concentrations of pathogenic bacteria in surface water.

Alex to present at 18th International Vascular Biology Meeting

December 3, 2013

Alex received an oral presentation at next summer's 18th International Vascular Biology Meeting in Kyoto, Japan! The conference will be help in April 2014. Congrats, Alex!

Michaela studying in Germany

December 3, 2013

Michaela will be spending a semester studying abroad in Germany!

Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow

November 3, 2013

Congrats to our newest Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow: Justin!

Engineering World Health Internship

October 3, 2013

Jessica was selected for Engineering World Health Internship for the Summer 2014!