Med School Blog

E.g., Tuesday, January 19, 2021
E.g., Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Front view of Trent semans center for health education building. Text 2021 LEADER Cohort
January 19, 2021
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty is pleased to announce the 2021 LEADER participants. The Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER)...
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Jennifer Friedman, Steve Patierno and other white coated researchers in a lab.
January 19, 2021
By Mary-Russell Roberson
As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on health disparities, efforts to find new ways to reduce them get a boost. Lung cancer is responsible for...
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graphic image of silhouette of a man's head covered in grid lines with computer circuitry in the background
January 14, 2021
By Ken Kingery
Duke Engineering and the Duke School of Medicine have joined forces to create a new Division of Artificial Intelligence and Computational Pathology...
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Dean Klotman getting the COVID vaccine from a student
January 14, 2021
Duke medical and health professions students are playing a prominent role in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the Duke Health community. More...
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A syringe resting next to a wrapper on a gauze covered surface
January 13, 2021
The finding from a genetic analysis of tumors treated with Duke’s poliovirus therapy suggests a predictive biomarker for survival. Glioblastoma brain...
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Dr. McDonnell, Text: We've been able to show that in some breast cancers you want to inhibit estrogen receptors in the immune system and in others you don't.
January 13, 2021
By Angela Spivey, DCI Development
After a scientific meeting in New Hampshire 2017, breast cancer researcher Donald McDonnell , PhD, met his wife, Mary, in Maine for a week of vaca­...
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Book cover - Image of Dr. Lefkowitz in white coat with stethoscope around his neck. Title: A funny thing happened on the way to Stockholm.
January 12, 2021
By Lindsay Key
You can’t grow up in the Bronx, enter medical school at age 19, serve as a Yellow Beret for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), discover one of...
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TSCHE Building Text: 2021 ALICE Program
January 12, 2021
Congratulations to the following individuals, who were recently selected to participate in the 2021 ALICE Program . The A cademic L eadership, I...
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Bryan Batch MD
January 11, 2021
By Viha Patel
Dr. Bryan Batch, a Duke endocrinologist and researcher, studies treating metabolic disorders (like diabetes) with non-pharmacological approaches. But...
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1000 inspiring Black scientists
January 11, 2021
By William Alexander
Thirteen Duke scientists, including eight members of the Duke University School of Medicine, appeared in a new list of 1,000 inspiring Black...
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Trent Semans Center Building text: 2021 Duke Clinical Leadership Program
January 11, 2021
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty is pleased to announce the 2021 DCLP participants. The Duke Clinical Leadership Program (DCLP) was founded...
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Front view of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education and surrounding lawn. text: 2021 Advance-up Scholars
January 8, 2021
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty is pleased to announce​ the 2021 ADVANCE-UP Scholars! ADVANCE-UP (Academic DeVelopment Advocacy Networking...
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Viviana S. Martinez-Bianchi, MD, Gabriela Muriel Maradiaga Panayotti, MD
January 8, 2021
Duke University School of Medicine Dean Mary E. Klotman, MD, talks with co-founders of Duke’s LATIN-19 initiative Viviana S. Martinez-Bianchi , MD,...
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Jacob Feigal, MD and Nicholas Turner, MD, MHSc in PPE with a collection of samples for COVID-19 testing
January 5, 2021
By Jane Gagliardi, MD, MHS
Since March, Jacob Feigal , MD, a medical instructor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine, and Nicholas Turner , MD, MHSc, a medical...
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caregiver hand holding the hand of a patient with the other hand clutching a stethoscope
January 5, 2021
Integrating palliative care early in the course of cancer therapy for patients with advanced acute myeloid leukemia (AML) resulted in substantial...

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