Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, January 22, 2020
E.g., Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD in his lab with other people, announcement of the Award above.
January 22, 2020
Hashim Al-Hashimi , PhD, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, has received the 2020 National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology . The...
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Xray view of a femur fracture that did not heal following a surgery
January 15, 2020
By Lindsay Key
A fall—whether down the porch steps or on a slick patch of ice in the driveway—can have a big impact on anyone, but it can be especially difficult...
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Mary E. Klotman, MD, and  Maria Blasi, PhD
January 9, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is one of nature’s trickiest invaders, hijacking the biological makeup of a body’s own cells to infect and...
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hands performing chest compressions on a mannequin
January 6, 2020
Study confirms need to target different communities with CPR training People in predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods were less likely to receive CPR...
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January 2, 2020
Howard W. Francis, MD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, effective immediately...
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January 2, 2020
Mark Oldham, PhD, has been named director of the Medical Physics Program, effective January 1, 2020. Dr. Oldham is a professor in the Department of...
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National Clinician Scholars Program Logo
December 20, 2019
Three physicians and two post-doctoral nurses will comprise the 2020-2022 cohort for Duke’s National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP). The cohort...
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Medical Science Research Building II on Duke Campus
December 19, 2019
Duke University and Deerfield Management Company, a healthcare investment firm, announced Wednesday the creation of a major translational research...
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (colored yellow) on a dead human white blood cell (colored red).NIAID
December 16, 2019
Network leads clinical trials that address antibacterial resistance threats As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become more urgent threats worldwide,...
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person in a hoodie - smoking
December 12, 2019
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to self-administer nicotine and report more pleasurable responses than...
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Stefano Di Talia, PhD
December 11, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Stefano Di Talia, assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology, has been awarded the Shipley Foundation Award in Innovative Stem Cell...
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Priyamvada Acharya, Ph.D, Kevin Saunders, Ph.D., and Kevin Wiehe, Ph.D.
December 6, 2019
Animal study shows ability to overcome a long-standing hurdle in HIV vaccine development Researchers have cleared a major obstacle in the development...
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Doctors int he operating room performing surgery
December 3, 2019
A heart transplant team at Duke University Hospital became the first in the U.S. to transplant an adult heart into a recipient through a process...
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Kenneth D. Poss and David M. Tobin
November 26, 2019
Two of the seven Duke University faculty members named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today are faculty in...
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November 25, 2019
The winners of the Fall 2019 Duke Incubation Fund awards have been announced, representing promising innovation happening across the University...

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