Med School Blog

E.g., Sunday, September 22, 2019
E.g., Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Steven R. Patierno, PhD
September 16, 2019
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced Steven R. Patierno , PhD, as the recipient of the 2019 AACR Distinguished...
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Brandon Garrett
September 3, 2019
A new center based at Duke Law School will apply legal and scientific research to reforming the criminal justice system. The Duke Center for Science...
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Newby at a podium
August 30, 2019
In conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the first participant enrolled in the landmark MURDOCK Study , the Duke CTSI Translational Population...
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AOA Logo
August 27, 2019
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA​) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
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white coat with medical symbols & the words Antibiotic Resistant
August 20, 2019
In small, community hospitals that don’t have resources for a dedicated staff to oversee the proper use of antibiotics, turning to staff pharmacists...
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students at the White Coat Ceremony
August 7, 2019
The School of Medicine welcomes more than 500 students from across the country and around the world who start their health professions careers at...
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A cross-section of zebrafish gut showing the junctions between epithelial cells and a protein expressed on absorptive cells
August 6, 2019
A team of Duke researchers has discovered that cells lining the gut of zebrafish -- and probably humans too -- have a remarkable defense mechanism...
Winn awards
July 22, 2019
By Aaliyah Bowden
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s 2019 Michelle P. Winn Inclusive Excellence Award ceremony held in June honored faculty, staff, and trainees...
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Governor Roy Cooper, Dr. Dane Whicker and the First Lady
July 17, 2019
Governor Roy Cooper and the First Lady held the first Pride Month Reception at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, after Governor Cooper’s...
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Anthony Filiano, PhD; Christopher Holley, MD, PhD; Xiaoping Zhong, MD, PhD
July 15, 2019
School of Medicine faculty members Anthony Filiano, PhD; Christopher Holley, MD, PhD; and Xiaoping Zhong, MD, PhD, were selected to receive funding...
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Barton Haynes, MD
July 10, 2019
The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) will remain at the lead of the nation’s effort to develop an HIV vaccine, receiving a third, seven-year grant...
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Brigid L. M. Hogan, PhD
July 10, 2019
Brigid L. M. Hogan, PhD, chair emeritus of Duke’s Department of Cell Biology, and George Barth Geller Professor in the School of Medicine, has...
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July 10, 2019
Michael Boyce , PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry , will receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and...
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Grace Beggs in the lab
July 9, 2019
By Lindsay Key
A Duke University School of Medicine graduate student has award-winning ideas for how to boost excitement about the biomedical sciences among the...
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Dean Mary E. Klotman
June 26, 2019
In 2015, the School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering , with support from the Office of the Provost , created MEDx. An initiative rather...