Craig Duvall

  • Vanderbilt University

    New drug targets vascular inflammation, drastically improves vascular procedures’ long-term effectiveness

    By Aran Sullivan THE IDEA Cardiovascular procedures like bypass grafting and vessel stenting are some of the most common surgeries performed in the United States, but about half of them will require additional corrective measures, according to Craig Duvall, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and undergraduate director of biomedical engineering. The… Read More

    Oct. 12, 2021

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    Research Snapshot: BME team demonstrates potential for 1st clinically successful osteoarthritis drug

    THE IDEA Post-traumatic osteoarthritis—caused by degraded cartilage that cushions the ends of bones in joints—occurs after a joint injury. With the knowledge that PTOA will lead to earlier onset and faster progression of osteoarthritis following an injury, researchers including Craig Duvall, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, set out to develop… Read More

    Sep. 2, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two new endowed chair recipients in engineering honored at celebration

    (L to r) Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, Bunmi O. Olatunji, Craig L. Duvall, Rick W. Wright, Seth R. Bordenstein, Cathy Eng, David Lubinski, Nilanjan Sarkar, Mark R. Denison and Duane Watson. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) Two engineering faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2020

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    Duvall elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

    Craig L. Duvall, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been elected a 2018 Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He will be inducted at the Fellow Induction and Awards Ceremony April 9 at AIMBE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Craig Duvall Duvall conducts research on… Read More

    Jan. 23, 2018

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    Two engineering faculty members named as 2018 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    Engineering professors Craig Duvall and Jason Valentine join 10 outstanding faculty members from across the university as the 2018 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty. “Our world-class faculty are the heart… Read More

    Jan. 18, 2018

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    Plentiful human protein better carrier for gene therapy in tumors

    Powerful molecules can hitch rides on a plentiful human protein and signal tumors to self-destruct, a team of Vanderbilt University engineers found. Their research gives oncologists a better shot at overcoming the problems of drug resistance, toxicity to patients and a host of other barriers to consistently achieving successful gene… Read More

    Jul. 24, 2017

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    New nanoparticle enhances success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts

      Illustration shows “nanopolyplex” delivery of a peptide into a surface leg vein prior to bypass grafting. The peptide inhibits a signaling pathway that drives proliferation of cells in the inner lining of the blood vessel, a process known as intimal hyperplasia (IH). As shown at… Read More

    Jun. 19, 2015

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    Engineering student’s ‘nano-taxicab’ is best Three-Minute Thesis presentation

    Kelsey Beavers Using the analogy of a nano-taxicab to describe her research on developing an improved drug delivery system, Kelsey Beavers won first place March 27 in a Three-Minute Thesis Competition for Vanderbilt graduate students, and she tied for the People’s Choice award, taking two of the three awards given… Read More

    Apr. 15, 2015

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    Kristin Poole awarded an SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

    Biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate Kristin Poole has been awarded a 2014 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics for her potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field. Poole Poole’s research focus is optical imaging methods for… Read More

    May. 29, 2014

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    Biodegradable scaffold may spur wound healing

    From left, Scott Guelcher, Jeffrey Davidson, Christopher Nelson and Craig Duvall showed that an enzyme-blocking molecule released by a biodegradable scaffold can enhance wound healing in a mouse model. (photo by Susan Urmy) Biomedical and chemical engineers at Vanderbilt University, working with a pathologist,… Read More

    Dec. 19, 2013