Med School Blog

E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
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Shreyansh Shah, MD and Ying Xian, MD, PhD
February 11, 2019
Endovascular therapy (EVT) presents a good chance of saving stroke patients’ lives, but because the treatment is not available at every hospital,...
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Susanna Naggie, MD
February 8, 2019
Susanna Naggie, MD, associate professor of medicine and member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), has been named associate dean for...
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An ion channel in human nerve cells called the transient receptor potential melastatin member 8 (TRPM8) senses both coldness and menthol, transmitting cooling sensations by releasing calcium (green spheres). Image: Ying Yin
February 7, 2019
By Abby Olena
People are great at detecting cold temperatures and also the cool sensation induced by natural substances like menthol, which is common in remedies...
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January 28, 2019
SNMA Executive Board and keynote speaker Dr. L.D. Britt. From left: Austin Maduka, Lamani Adkins, Kirsten Simmons, Chelsea Handfield, Rafael Baker,...
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Translating Duke Health Logo
January 18, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Thanks to a successful first year of Translating Duke Health (TDH), twelve new faces have popped up around the School of Medicine’s labs, clinics and...
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VA Quality Scholars Logo
January 16, 2019
The Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System, the Duke University Health System and the Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing have been...
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Ann Marie Pendergast, Ph.D.
January 14, 2019
Cancer drugs are able to halt life-threatening bacterial lung infections in mouse models by promoting lung repair, researchers at Duke Health have...
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Richard A. Schatz, MD and John B. Simpson, PhD
January 10, 2019
Two pioneering Duke University School of Medicine alumni who helped revolutionize the treatment of cardiovascular disease are among the five...
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January 10, 2019
By Lindsay Key
The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards granted to college students, with recipients selected on the basis of high academic...
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January 7, 2019
School of Medicine stories are among Duke Today's best reads in Duke scholarship of 2018. Scientists Find Stomach Cells in Lung Cancer A surprising...
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Amy Abernathy, MD, PhD
December 18, 2018
Amy Abernethy , MD, PhD, a Duke University School of Medicine alumna and adjunct professor, has been appointed the FDA’s new principal deputy...
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December 17, 2018
Researchers Represent Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Durham VA Health Care System Three physicians and two post-doctoral nurses will comprise the...
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Sally Kornbluth, PhD and Bruce Sullenger, PhD
December 12, 2018
Duke University Provost Sally Kornbluth and Bruce Sullenger , PhD, have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) class of 2018...
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Mattia Bonsignori, M.D.
December 11, 2018
HIV evades the body’s immune defenses through a multitude of mutations, and antibodies produced by the host’s immune system to fight HIV also follow...
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broken leg in cast next to crutches on green grass
December 5, 2018
For a child, recovering from a broken bone is typically a short-lived, albeit painful, convalescence. But for older adults, it can be a protracted...

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