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Photo by Cliff Hollis/ECU News ServicesDr. Darrell Neufer, director of the East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute, and Dr. Wiley Nifong, director of surgical robotics at the Brody School of Medicine, look over the plans for the research lab under construction on the fourth floor of the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.
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Photo by Cliff Hollis/ECU News ServicesDr. Darrell Neufer, director of the East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute, and Dr. Wiley Nifong, director of surgical robotics at the Brody School of Medicine, look over the plans for the research lab under construction on the fourth floor of the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.

ECU Notes: Research, robotics at ECHI

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By this time next year, scientists and clinicians will be working together to find clues to solving the region’s — and nation’s — diabetes epidemic in new lab space on the fourth floor of the East Carolina Heart Institute at East Carolina University.

Nearby, surgical teams from around the world will be learning the latest robotic surgery techniques.


That is the goal of medical school officials, faculty members and contractors who are transforming the formerly unused space into advanced laboratories and simulated clinical rooms. The work is expected to conclude this fall and the facility should be ready for use by the end of the year.

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