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Jessilyn Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
534 Research Dr, Room #448, Durham, NC 27705
534 Research Dr, Room #448, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Use of large-scale biomedical datasets to model and guide personalized therapies.

Selected Grants


CAREER: Improving Real-world Performance of AI Biosignal Algorithms

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2024 - 2029

Nurse LEADS: Training in Nurse-LEd models of care ADdressing the Social Determinants of Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Mobile technologies to screen for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic adults

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

RECOVER Mobile Health Platform/Mobile Health Repositories

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Sage Bionetworks · 2021 - 2025

Digital Health Technologies for Infectious Disease Monitoring

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority · 2023 - 2025

CAREER: Improving Real-world Performance of AI Biosignal Algorithms

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2024 - 2029

Nurse LEADS: Training in Nurse-LEd models of care ADdressing the Social Determinants of Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Mobile technologies to screen for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic adults

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

RECOVER Mobile Health Platform/Mobile Health Repositories

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Sage Bionetworks · 2021 - 2025

Digital Health Technologies for Infectious Disease Monitoring

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority · 2023 - 2025

Wearable Biosensors to Monitor Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients with Heart Failure

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2023 - 2024

Global Air Pollution and Health

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. · 2021 - 2024

Designing a data-driven protocol for developing a sensor data driven relapse prediction tool

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2024

PIPP Phase I

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2024

All of Us: Data and Research Support Center

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Vanderbilt University Medical Center · 2022 - 2023

All of Us Research Project Fitbit Data Analysis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Vanderbilt University · 2021 - 2022

Duke RDS2 (Respondent-Driven Sampling, Respiratory Disease Surveillance) the SNOWBALL Sampling Study

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention · 2020 - 2022

AMETHYST Trial Collaboration

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by AstraZeneca LP · 2020 - 2022

Expanding the Open mHealth Platform to include a Digital Biomarker Discovery Pipeline (DBDP)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative · 2020 - 2022

Workshop on Technology for Automated Capture of Diet, Nutrition, and Eating Behaviors in Context

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2021 - 2022

CovIdentify: Using Mobile Health Technologies to Detect and Monitor COVID-19 in Essential Workers in North Carolina

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center · 2020 - 2021

External Relationships


  • Human Engineering Health Oy - Veri

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