Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, October 16, 2021
E.g., Saturday, October 16, 2021
Blog Post
Steve Patierno, PhD, and Jennifer Freedman, PhD
October 14, 2021
National breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen announced, on Sept. 13, the awarding of $1.5 million total for three new metastatic breast cancer...
Blog Post
Susan D. Emmett, MD, MPH
October 14, 2021
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Susan D. Emmett, MD, MPH, associate professor of head and neck surgery & communication...
Blog Post
Gyn Onc cancer patient receiving treatment
October 13, 2021
Duke University is one of three sites that have been awarded a total of $4.4 million National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute Cancer...
Blog Post
Louise Markert, M.D., Ph.D.
October 11, 2021
On October 8, the FDA approved a regenerative medicine based on Louise Markert , M.D., Ph.D.'s, pioneering work as the only therapy for congenital...
Blog Post
3D representations show some brain-wide primary motor cortex input–output patterns at population and single cell resolution. At the bottom, individual projection neurons were fully reconstructed following high-resolution whole-brain imaging.
October 6, 2021
By Karl Leif Bates
Every great exploration refines the map, and in the case of the massive BRAIN initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health, that new draft...
Press Release
Tomi Akinyemiju, PhD
October 6, 2021
Although Black lung cancer patients are more likely to die from their disease than white patients, they have better outcomes than whites when treated...
Blog Post
Josh Huang, PhD; Tiarney Ritchwood, PhD; and Clare Smith, PhD
October 5, 2021
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to three Duke University School of Medicine faculty members through the NIH Common Fund’s...
Blog Post
Carol Deane
September 27, 2021
By Dave Hart
One day when Carol Deane was an undergraduate biology student at Lake Forest College, a private liberal arts university north of Chicago, she...
Blog Post
photos of woman and man
September 23, 2021
By Lindsay Key
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD , the K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Cagla Eroglu,...
Blog Post
Staff testing the public in their vehicles
September 16, 2021
In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic forced positive changes in how medicine is practiced in communities and at academic medical centers, with Family...
Blog Post
strips of papers with Alzheimers and Memory Loss typed on them.
September 9, 2021
Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded funds from the National Institutes of Health to establish a...
Blog Post
main research building on RTP campus
September 7, 2021
By Lindsay Key
When Thomas Denny , MSc, MPhil, professor of medicine and chief operating officer of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, looks around the bright,...
Blog Post
Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD
September 2, 2021
By Lindsay Key
The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has elected Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD, James B. Duke Professor and chair of the Department of...
Blog Post
Leonard White, PhD
August 25, 2021
By Kayla Spencer, AAMC, and William Alexander
The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) has awarded Leonard White, PhD, the 2021 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher...
Blog Post
 Donald P. McDonnell, Ph.D.
August 24, 2021
Chronically high cholesterol levels are known to be associated with increased risks of breast cancer and worse outcomes in most cancers, but the link...

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