Faculty members in the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center (BIAC) are leaders in imaging methodology development, analysis techniques, as well as in their application in cognitive and clinical neurosciences. In addition, BIAC offers imaging services to other faculty members on campus and at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
One of five centers for aging research established by the surgeon general of the United States in 1955, the center is the only continuously funded member of the original group. With more than 126 faculty members (senior fellows) and core staff members and more than $20 million in annual age-related research funding, it remains a vital national resource for the study of aging.
By uniting hundreds of cancer physicians, researchers, educators, and staff across the medical center, medical school, and health system under a shared administrative structure, the Duke Center Institute (DCI) offers unprecedented opportunities for teamwork among laboratory scientists and health care providers caregivers in Duke hospitals and clinics.
The Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is the administrative home for the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) and will oversee and integrate CTSA core services into the fabric of translational science at Duke. It will focus on leveraging the vast research resources at Duke University and facilitating collaborations that provide or enhance the infrastructure, education, and resources needed to take promising ideas from concept, through development and testing, and into patient care.
The world's largest academic clinical research organization, the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) is known for conducting groundbreaking multi-national clinical trials, managing major national patient registries, and performing landmark outcomes research. DCRI research spans multiple disciplines, from pediatrics to geriatrics, primary care to subspecialty medicine, and genomics to proteomics.
Duke Forge is Duke University’s new center for health data science. Located within the School of Medicine, the center unites experts from across the campus with interest and expertise in data science. Faculty, staff, and students create innovative approaches to fuse biostatistics and machine learning and implement insights gained into improving patient care and leveraging digital information to enable healthy living and disease prevention.
Faculty members in the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) work to reduce health disparities in the local community and worldwide. The DGHI recognizes that many global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political and health care inequalities, and the institute brings together interdisciplinary teams to solve complex health problems and to train the next generation of global health scholars.
The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) is a cross-school, campus-wide, interdisciplinary institute at Duke University with a commitment to building an interactive community of brain science research and scholarship. DIBS encourages innovation and collaboration that transcend the boundaries of traditional disciplines, bringing together a diverse community of academics from biomedical science, social science, physical science, humanities, law, business, public policy, mathematics, computer science and engineering.