Med School Blog

E.g., Thursday, November 14, 2019
E.g., Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Microscopic image of dendritic cells
November 13, 2019
Monocytes trigger a better immune response in mice than current dendritic cell vaccines Using a precursor to dendritic cells appears to be an...
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Dr. Hogan, Dr. McDonnell, Dr. Freemark
November 8, 2019
Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD The Duke Medical Alumni Association honored Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD, with the William G. Anlyan, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award...
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Robert Lefkowitz, PhD, event host
November 6, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Who has the right to shape what America is? This was the question posed by Ravi Bellamkonda , PhD, dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke...
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Irwin Fridovich, PhD
November 4, 2019
Biochemist Irwin Fridovich, the James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Medicine and a familiar figure on the Duke campus for more than 60 years, died...
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Donald P. McDonnell, PhD and Christopher B. Newgard, PhD
November 4, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Donald P. McDonnell , PhD, chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, and Christopher B. Newgard , PhD, professor of Medicine and...
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CARE recipients with Chancellor Washington. From Left: Nandan Gokhale, Kevin Lin, and Ying Yin. Not pictured: Ted Espenschied
October 28, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Four senior PhD students in the School of Medicine were awarded the second annual Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence (CARE) for outstanding...
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Group presenting their innovation
October 28, 2019
By Lindsay Key
On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) hosted “Innovation Jam 2019,” as part of the School of Medicine’s...
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Dr. Ducket, Dr. Deisseroth, Dean Andrews and Dr. Lefkowitz following the Lefkowitz lecture.
October 24, 2019
Hundreds of faculty, trainees, students, and staff attended the School of Medicine’s inaugural Research Week, held October 14-17, 2019. The week-long...
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Logo: Duke Radiology, Duke University School of Medicine
October 23, 2019
The residency program in the Department of Radiology at Duke University School of Medicine has been named the Best Radiologist Training Program in...
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A world map showing where American Sign Language is the primary language for the deaf.
October 22, 2019
Hearing loss may lack the dread of a deadly infectious disease like dengue or HIV, but it is a large and growing global health disability, affecting...
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Building Bridges Illustration
October 21, 2019
By Dave Hart
From the day she took office as dean of Duke University School of Medicine in 2017, Mary E. Klotman, BS’76, MD’80, HS’80-’85 , has advanced the idea...
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 L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, and Peter Ubel, MD,
October 21, 2019
Duke University’s L. Ebony Boulware , MD, MPH, and Peter Ubel , MD, have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election...
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Drs. Heather Whitson and Harvey Cohen
October 21, 2019
By Mary-Russell Roberson
The day her eyelashes froze together turned out to be a pivotal day for Heather Whitson, MD, HS’01-’04, ‘06 . She was a medical school student at...
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Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, Vice Dean for Clinical Research
October 15, 2019
The term open science describes a broad effort aimed at making scientific processes, data, analyses, and publications as accessible as possible. By...
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William Kaelin and Nobel  Medal
October 7, 2019
Dr. William G. Kaelin Jr., a Duke trustee and alumnus, was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Kaelin received both his...

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