Posts tagged “Duke”

February 20, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Pursue ‘Smart Bladder Pacemaker’

University Tech: Work could lead to device that restores bladder control for patients with spinal cord injury or neurological disease.

February 15, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Prepares for Bio Threats with New Research Facility

biolab UniversityTech: Biocontainment Laboratory, which is funded by National Institutes of Health, to open on Feb. 16.

Tags: NCSU, UNC-CH, Duke
February 13, 2007

Premium Lock Intersouth Adds Kenan-Flagler Graduate to Life Science Team

Intersouth Jimmy Rosen, who helped run venture capital competition at UNC, is fourth addition to VC firm’s staff since it closed on $275M fund.

Updated February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Develop ‘Scaffold’ Technology for Joint Repair

Duke 'Scaffold' sample UniversityTech: The 3D fabric works with patient’s stem cells to grow new cartilage. But clinical trials are several years away.

February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Startup Companies Aim To Score Big With Tiny Technologies

Mark Wiesner (Duke University photo.) Triad could be home for emerging nanotech industry cluster. But some have concerns about miniscule machines.

Tags: Taiwan, China, Duke
February 2, 2007

Premium Lock Report Presents Strongest Evidence Yet of Human Link to Global Warming, Duke Scientist Says

Duke professor UniversityTech: Duke’s Gabriele Hegerl is co-author of chapter written as part of international study.

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Updated January 24, 2007

Premium Lock RTI, Duke, UNC Asheville to Study Chernobyl Radiation Impact

RTI The U.S. Department of Energy is putting $5M into project that will seek to develop radiation diagnostics, treatments.

Updated January 19, 2007

Premium Lock FDA Grants Approval for Optical Imaging Device from Duke Spin-out

Bioptigen Bioptigen can begin marketing its non-invasive scanner for eye disease research. Company also receives two federal research grants

Updated January 11, 2007

Premium Lock Insider Chosen as Duke Business School Dean

Blair Sheppard Blair Sheppard, a longtime Duke professor and international consultant, is expected to assume new duties on July 1.

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January 8, 2007

Premium Lock America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: A Growing Trend

Duke Duke, UC Berkley study focuses on increasing importance of immigrants to engineering, technology firms in U.S.

January 4, 2007

Premium Lock Former Quintiles Executive Joins RTI as Chief Medical Officer

RTI Claude Hughes will also serve as a V.P. in genomics and molecular epidemiology project.

Updated January 4, 2007

Premium Lock Phase Biosciences Closes on New Funding from Johnson & Johnson

Phase Bioscience Money from the Series B round will be used to advance drug discovery technology licensed from Duke.

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