Med School Blog

E.g., Tuesday, July 17, 2018
E.g., Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Blog Post
Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD
July 16, 2018
By Angela Spivey
Most people are familiar with the twisted ladder shape of DNA’s double helix. But sometimes, for reasons no one fully understands, the normal double...
Press Release
Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Logo
July 12, 2018
Three Duke Medical students will spend the next year improving community health and developing lifelong leadership skills. The Albert Schweitzer...
Blog Post
July 5, 2018
A new device roughly the size of a penny uses sound waves to gently separate circulating tumor cells from biological fluids Using sound waves,...
Blog Post
July 2, 2018
Pointed spires, vigilant gargoyles and gothic towers rise above the trees in the woods of Durham. This is Duke University: a 90-year-young...
Blog Post
June 29, 2018
By Emily Ford
One year after joining the Project Baseline study , the first participants enrolled by the Duke University School of Medicine celebrated their study...
Blog Post
Dr. Friedman in surgery
June 26, 2018
A genetically modified poliovirus therapy developed at Duke Cancer Institute shows significantly improved long-term survival for patients with...
Blog Post
June 25, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine’s faculty, staff, trainees, and students celebrated the year’s achievements in diversity and inclusion and...
Blog Post
June 25, 2018
Presented by Mary E. Klotman, MD, Dean, Duke University School of Medicine Part 1 Part 2
Blog Post
Beverly raises a gavel at the podium.
June 25, 2018
CHICAGO, IL, June 20, 2018 — Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA , began her term as President of the Medical Library Association (MLA), during MLA’18, the...
Blog Post
Rick Bedlack, MD, PhD
June 18, 2018
The second entry in our “Neurology and Men’s Health” series focuses on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. While both men and women can develop...
Blog Post
Dr. Tom Insel
June 11, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Digital tools have the power to transform healthcare by connecting clinicians more closely to the daily lives of their patients, leading to better...
Blog Post
June 11, 2018
Throughout history, men have had, and continue to have, enormous benefits compared to women in the field of medicine. Women were literally not...
News
Theodore "Ted" Pappas, MD
June 5, 2018
By Lindsay Key
By day, Theodore “Ted” N. Pappas, MD, is vice dean for medical affairs for Duke University’s School of Medicine and distinguished professor of...
Press Release
SMARCAL1-mutant cancer cell line ex
June 4, 2018
Most glioblastoma tumors are marked by one or two broad mutation patterns, but about 20 percent of the lethal brain tumors have biomarkers that...
Blog Post
Photo of prostate cancer pink and black swirl of cells.
May 31, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Targeting a protein genome-binding process that directs expression of diverse cancerous genes could be an important new therapy approach for stopping...

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