Health/Wellness

iMED: So You Want To Start A Company

We are lucky to have Dr. Anthony G. Visco, MD, Professor and Chief of the Urogynecology Division and Chair of the DUH Robotic Committee, speak with us about his process of founding NinoMed. Dr. Visco is the President and CEO of NinoMed, which is a medical device and business analytics company that provides a wide variety of healthcare products including:

The Unjamming Transition (UJT) is Fundamental to Wound Healing, Embryonic Development, and Cancer Invasion

Dr. Jeffrey Fredberg's laboratory investigates physical processes expressed by the eukaryotic cell, such as its deformability, contractility, malleability, and motility. His team turned attention more recently from the single cell in isolation to the cellular collective as it might pertain, for example, to disruption of the bronchial epithelial layer in asthma or tumor invasion in breast cancer.

Innovative Product Design in a Regulated Market

As scientists and engineers, it is tempting to think that the key to making a successful product is just a great idea. In reality, that is only one small step on the way to a successful product. This is particularly true in regulated industries like medical devices where even great products can fail to see the light of day because a disciplined design process was not followed AND documented. Fixing an undisciplined development process can be prohibitively expensive and cause unacceptably long delays in getting a product to market.

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

SRH Research Symposium

The Working Group for Sexual and Reproductive Health is hosting a research symposium to highlight the important work being done in the Triangle area and connect students to potential opportunities for engagement. The SRH Research Symposium will take place via Zoom on Friday, March 19th from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. EST. Twelve speakers will be grouped by theme in breakout rooms, where they will give 15-minute informal presentations on current or recent research.

Contraceptive Product Development and Introduction

Join us on March 10th at 11 am EST as the Center for Global Reproductive Health's kicks off our Spring Speaker series during the week of International Women's Day! Kate Rademacher and Rebecca Callahan join us from FHI 360 to discuss contraceptive healthcare and development. This panel will cover topics from contraceptive research and development to global efforts to expand levonorgestrel IUD availability in low-income countries.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations Panel: Black Women's Maternal Health

Mark your calendars for February 18th at 12:15pm EST! GWHT is hosting the next installment of our "Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations" panel series. This panel is based on the blog "Listening and Learning: Systemic Racism, Racial and Sexual Disparities in Women's Health - Part 5: Moving Beyond the Movement" by Arielle Hutchinson. Arielle, a Duke University student, will be joining us as a featured panelist, along with Maya Jackson, a DONA trained doula and the Founder and Executive Director of MAAME, Inc.

AI Health

Introduction: Michael Pencina, Vice Dean for Data Science and Information Technology

Minimax Pareto Fairness and Subgroup Robustness
Speaker: Guillermo Sapiro, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Microsoft Fellow

Inter/Intra Subject Brain to Brain Signal Transfer from Robust Deep Networks
Speaker: Vahid Tarokh, Rhodes Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Mathematics, and Microsoft Fellow

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