Med School Blog

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E.g., Sunday, June 7, 2020
News
Duke 2020 Graduates - logo
May 11, 2020
Congratulations to the 425 students from the Duke University School of Medicine who graduated on Sunday, May 10, 2020, marking the successful...
News
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS
May 6, 2020
After a national search, Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, has been named Vice Dean and the new Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (...
Blog Post
G Nagy
May 1, 2020
By William Alexander
Even before the COVID-19 epidemic Latinx immigrants were a vulnerable population. Now, they are among those hardest hit, with a greater likelihood to...
Blog Post
Rachel Kranton, Fan Wang, Richard Mooney, Vincent Price, Sally Kornbluth, Joseph Heitman, Blanche Capel and Geri Dawson.
April 23, 2020
President Vincent Price, Provost Sally Kornbluth and six other Duke faculty members have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts &...
Blog Post
Screenshot of Slide on Zoom of Symposium
April 22, 2020
By Lindsay Key
More than 700 faculty, staff and students tuned into the Duke University School of Medicine’s first COVID-19 Research Forum , held virtually on...
Blog Post
Maria Blasi, PhD, Scott Palmer, MD, Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
April 16, 2020
By Lindsay Key
When infected with SARS-CoV-2, why do some people—such as smokers and older adults— have extreme respiratory and cardiovascular distress while others...
Blog Post
Slips of paper with text: Alzheimer's, dementia, memory loss, and other words.
April 16, 2020
The findings have implications for people with Alzheimer’s disease undergoing surgery Alzheimer’s disease patients who undergo orthopedic or other...
News
Duke Chapel spire with a Duke Banner in foreground
April 15, 2020
Twelve faculty members in the Duke University School of Medicine have been awarded distinguished professorships. In total, Duke University awarded...
Press Release
HERO Logo: Healthcare Worker Exposure Response & Outcomes
April 13, 2020
The HERO registry, which can be joined at HeroesResearch.org , will enroll thousands of healthcare workers to answer crucial questions about the...
Blog Post
April 9, 2020
By Mary-Russell Roberson
A curious feature of the new coronavirus is that it rarely causes severe symptoms in children. Some other respiratory viruses, such as influenza and...
Blog Post
April 7, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Neeraj (“Neil”) Surana , MD, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics, immunology, and molecular genetics and microbiology in the School of Medicine...
Blog Post
text: 2020 Faculty Awards background: Duke Gardens flowering trees
April 6, 2020
Congratulations to the School of Medicine Faculty who received awards. Excellence in Professionalism Award The Excellence in Professionalism Award...
Blog Post
Stacks of PLA headbands created at the 3D print lab
April 3, 2020
As medical care providers on the front lines deliver patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Duke task force is also working to ensure Duke...
Blog Post
Gregory Sempowski, PhD
April 2, 2020
Researchers and staff at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Duke Regional Biocontainment Laboratory are working around the clock to develop...
Blog Post
Duke Clinical Research Institute logo on the Durham Center Building
April 1, 2020
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has funded up to $50 million to evaluate hydroxychloroquine as a preventive drug for the novel...

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