Med School Blog

E.g., Monday, January 16, 2017
E.g., Monday, January 16, 2017
Blog Post
January 11, 2017
Donald McDonnell, PhD, the Glaxo-Wellcome Professor of Molecular Cancer Biology and chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, has...
Blog Post
January 11, 2017
By Karl Bates
Scientists solve structure of sought-after bacterial protein Bacterial cells have an added layer of protection, called the cell wall, that animal...
News
January 11, 2017
Three members of the School of Medicine staff have received 2016 Research Staff Appreciation Awards, in recognition of their exemplary support in the...
Press Release
January 5, 2017
Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke -- even before conception -- appears to have a lingering impact that can later impair the brain development of...
Blog Post
January 3, 2017
Jerry J. Tulis, Ph.D., 86, associate professor emeritus of community and family medicine, passed away Dec. 24. A funeral mass was held Dec. 30 in...
Blog Post
December 29, 2016
Duke Health researchers have identified a drug-like small molecule that, in animal experiments, appears to be an effective treatment for a genetic...
Blog Post
December 15, 2016
Breast cancer cells that carry a certain gene mutation can be induced to die using a combination of an existing targeted therapy along with an...
Blog Post
December 14, 2016
Two Duke Health research teams will participate in a new, $170 million national initiative to delve into the intricacies of how exercise improves...
Blog Post
Nicole Calakos, PhD
December 9, 2016
Duke University researchers have identified a common mechanism underlying separate forms of dystonia, a family of brain disorders that cause...
Blog Post
December 7, 2016
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has selected David Martinez from the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University...
Blog Post
December 6, 2016
Duke University scientists have caught the first glimpse of molecules shuttling along a sort of highway running the length of neural stem cells,...
Blog Post
November 29, 2016
Three members of the Duke University faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are...
Blog Post
Patricia Resick, PhD
November 28, 2016
Although both group and individual therapy can ease post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in active-duty military service members,...
Blog Post
November 23, 2016
Shyni Varghese will join the faculty of Duke University’s engineering and medical schools in summer 2017. With a triple appointment in the...
Blog Post
November 22, 2016
Cancer rewires the metabolism of tumor cells, converting them into lean, mean, replicating machines. But like Olympic athletes who rely on special...

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