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Dementia Care Basics (DCB) 3 part video series

Dementia Care Basics (DCB) 3 part video series

Description A series of educational learning activities aimed to teach healthcare personnel strategies for engaging with people living with dementia, so as to minimze the development of challenging or disruptive behaviors. View the self-paced 3…

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ClinVar: Determining the factors influencing cardiomyopathy-associated gene variant call evolution

ClinVar: Determining the factors influencing cardiomyopathy-associated gene variant call evolution

Description ClinVar is a freely accessible, public archive of reports of human variations classified for diseases and drug responses, with supporting evidence. ClinVar thus facilitates access to and communication about the relationships asserted between human…

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Screening tools for separately measuring fear avoidance, negative pain coping, and negative mood in patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain

Screening tools for separately measuring fear avoidance, negative pain coping, and negative mood in patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain

Unmet Need Chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) pain affects approximately 1.75 billion people globally. Chronic MSK pain is especially common and costly, affecting 25% of the US population and 18% in Europe. If not adequately treated, patients…

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Method to identify and design activation domains of plant transcription factors

Method to identify and design activation domains of plant transcription factors

Unmet Need The rise in the human population and a changing climate have placed increased strain upon the agricultural sector to produce high quality and high yield crops. This has led for a push to…

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Ultra-wideband transparent conductive electrode for solar and radiation heat management

Ultra-wideband transparent conductive electrode for solar and radiation heat management

Unmet Need In the United States, 37% of electricity consumption is attributable to residential use with a sizeable portion of that electricity going towards heating and cooling applications (15% of national energy consumption goes towards…

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A dual-mode device for energy saving of building

A dual-mode device for energy saving of building

Unmet Need Buildings account for over 30% of energy consumption and about 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. 48% of a building’s energy consumption can be accounted to heating and cooling needs, and this is…

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The Chronic Overlapping Pain Condition Screener

The Chronic Overlapping Pain Condition Screener

Unmet Need Ten Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (COPCs) are currently recognized by the National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium (eg, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic migraine headache, and chronic low back pain). These conditions affect millions…

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T3: A tool for trainee progress tracking, evaluation, and assessment

T3: A tool for trainee progress tracking, evaluation, and assessment

Overview T3 is a web-based application conceived and developed by the Office of Biomedical Graduate Education (OBGE) that documents and monitors training progress of students enrolled in Duke SoM biomedical research PhD programs. Purpose T3…

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Central Venous Catheter Insertion Device

Central Venous Catheter Insertion Device

Unmet Need Central Venous Catheterization (CVC) is a common procedure where a catheter is inserted into a large vein, typically in the neck, chest, or groin. With 5 million insertions a year, representing 8% of…

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Smartphone application for localization of real world objects, events and behaviors

Smartphone application for localization of real world objects, events and behaviors

Value Proposition Conventional techniques for mapping the location of real-world objects or events are successful at identifying the location of static objects at a gross level. Mobile computing devices, such as smartphones, typically include a…

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Non-invasive peripheral retinal scanner using OCT

Non-invasive peripheral retinal scanner using OCT

Unmet Need Images and light that sporadically appear in an individual’s visual field are known as “Flashes and floaters.” These optical aberrations bring approximately 150,000 patients in for eye exams each year in the United…

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Spine Secure’s Non-Invasive Halo

Spine Secure’s Non-Invasive Halo

Unmet Need Globally, over 15 million people are living with spinal cord injury as of 2021. Based on data from 2019, 0.9 million new cases emerged in a year. While most cases are due to…

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