Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
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June 17, 2019
James B. Wyngaarden, MD, professor emeritus and former chair of the Duke Department of Medicine as well as former director of the National Institutes...
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June 14, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Joanna Downer, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Development in the School of Medicine, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National...
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Svati Shah, MD, MHS
June 14, 2019
Svati Shah , MD, MHS, has been named Associate Dean of Genomics and Director of the Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory. The collaboratory is a new...
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Geri Dawson
June 6, 2019
Noted autism researcher to lead university interdisciplinary institute Geri Dawson, a leading researcher of autism spectrum disorders, has been named...
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Johnna Frierson, PhD
June 6, 2019
After a national search, Johnna Frierson, PhD, has been named Assistant Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Diversity and Inclusion for the Duke...
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Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD, FRS
June 4, 2019
Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD, FRS is the 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association’s Lifetime Achievement award. She is a pioneer and leader in the...
News
Michael Freemark, MD’76
June 4, 2019
Michael Freemark, MD'76 is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Award. He is an internationally known...
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Donald McDonnell, PhD
June 4, 2019
Donald McDonnell, PhD is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Award. It’s not particularly unusual for...
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Albert La Spada at a lectern
May 31, 2019
Scientists from diverse training and backgrounds, including neurologists, basic scientists, environmental engineers, and psychiatrists gathered from...
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Scans of two study participants show the brain of a cognitively healthy 74-year-old (top row) who demonstrated average financial skills compared to an 86-year-old with mild Alzheimer's disease (bottom row) who demonstrated impaired financial skills. The bottom scan is positive for amyloid plaques, highlighted in yellow and orange throughout the brain and extending to its edges.
May 28, 2019
Trouble with simple financial tasks may be early sign of dementias such as Alzheimer’s Aging adults often show signs of slowing when it comes to...
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Andrew Armstrong, MD
May 28, 2019
Understanding this process could lead to innovative and improved therapies Prostate cancer often becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones, and the...
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Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS
May 23, 2019
By Forge Health Data Science Squadron
Duke Forge Associate Director Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, has been named a 2019 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar by the...
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May 13, 2019
On Wednesday, May 8th, faculty and staff gathered at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens for the 2019 Spring Faculty Meeting, hosted by Dean Mary Klotman...
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May 13, 2019
Congratulations to the 431 students from the Duke University School of Medicine who graduated on Sunday, May 12, 2019, marking the successful...
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Anthony Moody, M.D.
May 10, 2019
A new international, multi-university center co-led by the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the University of Connecticut aims to develop a vaccine...

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