Med School Blog

E.g., Monday, September 24, 2018
E.g., Monday, September 24, 2018
Blog Post
Jessica Lunsford-Avery, MD
September 21, 2018
Sufficient sleep has been proven to help keep the body healthy and the mind sharp. But it’s not just an issue of logging at least seven hours of Zz’s...
Blog Post
Diego Bohórquez, Ph.D.
September 20, 2018
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
If you’ve ever felt nauseous before an important presentation, or foggy after a big meal, then you know the power of the gut-brain connection...
Press Release
H. Kim Lyerly, M.D. and Julia Kravchenko, M.D., Ph.D.
September 18, 2018
North Carolinians who live near large hog farms -- known as concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs -- have higher death rates from a...
Press Release
September 18, 2018
A review of studies over the past 30 years provides a body of evidence that people living near coal-fired power plants have higher death rates and at...
Blog Post
Richard Brennan, PhD, Distinguished Speaker
September 17, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Eleven Duke faculty members and 34 biomedical students presented their basic science research at the School of Medicine’s 9th Annual Basic Science...
Blog Post
Child under optical coherence tomography angiography machine
September 11, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Duke scientists found that a recently popularized non-invasive technology used to detect eye diseases in adults can also be used on infants. Using an...
Blog Post
September 10, 2018
Duke researchers in the Regeneration Next Initiative discuss their work on re-growing tissues in the human nervous system. The hope would be to...
News
September 10, 2018
Two Duke faculty have received awards from the American Society for Microbiology. The 2019 American Society for Microbiology awards in research,...
Blog Post
Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH,
August 30, 2018
Duke Community & Family Medicine has been awarded a $1.8 million five-year grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to...
Blog Post
Rossie Clark-Cotton, Fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University
August 30, 2018
By Rossie Clark-Cotton
I love graduate school. I use genetics and cell biology to study the mechanisms by which cells change their shape in response to chemical cues. In...
Blog Post
Amy Abernethy, MD, Commencement speaker
August 27, 2018
Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) program celebrates the graduation of the class of 2018 on Saturday August 18th...
News
August 20, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Donald Fox, PhD and Erez Cohen, PhD candidate in the Fox Lab Just like people in crisis, not every organ responds the same way when faced with an...
Blog Post
Alpha Omega Alpha logo
August 14, 2018
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA​) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
Press Release
Peter E. Fecci, M.D., Ph.D.
August 13, 2018
Glioblastoma brain tumors can have an unusual effect on the body’s immune system, often causing a dramatic drop in the number of circulating T-cells...
News
Colin S. Duckett, PhD
August 7, 2018
Colin S. Duckett, PhD, chief scientific officer of the Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and professor in the Department of Medicine in the...

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