Med School Blog

E.g., Thursday, November 15, 2018
E.g., Thursday, November 15, 2018
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November 13, 2018
Duke Faculty Patrick J. Casey, PhD, a faculty member at both the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham and Duke-NUS Medical School in...
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Foot with red spot to indicate pain.
November 8, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Chemotherapy is a proven strategy for killing cancer cells, but treatment can affect the small sensory nerves in the feet and hands, causing tingling...
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group of 5 students facing camera.
November 7, 2018
By Alissa Kocer
Duke invests in students’ health through new wearables initiative Sleepless nights come with the territory in college. Pulling all-nighters becomes a...
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Geeta Swamy, MD
November 5, 2018
Geeta Swamy, MD , has been named vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity for Duke University and the School of Medicine. Dr...
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Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD, and Lori Orlando, MD
November 1, 2018
The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in concert with the Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine, will serve as the...
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Students in Lab
November 1, 2018
Duke University has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students...
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November 1, 2018
Duke's Teamwork and Diversity Awards are given every year to employees who champion the values of collaboration, cooperation and communication as a...
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Evan Murray, Mirai Matsuura and Alejandro De La Torre
October 26, 2018
Two current Duke medical students participated in the College Advising Corps before applying to medical school. Working as a doctor and serving as a...
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Rebecca Brouwer, Denise Snyder
October 25, 2018
A team of Duke authors, including lead author Rebecca Brouwer and senior author Denise Snyder, have been selected to receive the Rod Rose Award for...
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Jane Richardson with a drawing of a protein
October 22, 2018
By Lindsay Key
In almost every scientific paper that describes proteins you’ll find Duke biochemist Jane Richardson’s handiwork. The images, commonly referred to as...
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drawing of two finches on a branch
October 19, 2018
By Abby Olena
Youngsters learn many important behaviors by imitating adults. But young learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don't understand how...
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October 19, 2018
By Duke Today
First-year students from the Duke School of Medicine pored over nearly two millennia of anatomical illustrations at an annual event dubbed “Anatomy...
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Durham view
October 15, 2018
By Will Alexander
The intersections of tradition and change that define Durham in 2018 are easy to see in a trip downtown. After being vacant for nearly 20 years, the...
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October 11, 2018
October 8, 2018 In Memoriam Dr. Brenda Armstrong died on October 7, 2018. Dr. Brenda Armstrong was the Senior Associate Dean for Student Diversity,...
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elderly patient in hospital bed.
October 11, 2018
For adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of high...

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