Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
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Joanna Downer, PhD
May 7, 2019
Joanna Downer, PhD, associate dean for research development in the School of Medicine, has been named a 2019 Rising Star by the National Organization...
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May 3, 2019
Nine faculty members in the School of Medicine have been awarded distinguished professorships by Duke University. The honors were presented at a...
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May 3, 2019
Five School of Medicine faculty members have been selected to receive 2019 Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” awards. The School of Medicine created...
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May 2, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Computer-generated vectors show the motion and speed of cell nuclei within a developing fruitfly embryo. These swirling currents keep nuclei spread...
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Debara L. Tucci, M.D.
May 2, 2019
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Debara L. Tucci, M.D. , to lead the National Institute on...
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Jane Richardson award announcement image
May 1, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Jane S. Richardson , Professor of Biochemistry and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine, received the Alexander Hollaender...
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Sue Jinks-Robertson
May 1, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Sue Jinks-Robertson , PhD, a professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology in the School of Medicine, has been elected to the...
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Albert Schweitzer Fellowship logo
April 30, 2019
The North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (NCASF) announced the selection of its 2019-20 class of Schweitzer Fellows. Twenty-eight graduate...
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April 30, 2019
By By Susan Gallagher
Parents across the world can agree on at least one thing: they want the best for their children. And for most, “the best” includes good health and...
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Geeta Swamy, MD
April 22, 2019
Geeta Swamy, MD, vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity for Duke University and the School of Medicine and associate professor...
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April 16, 2019
The Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) has selected the second cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity...
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Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, Stuart Alexander Cook, BsC, MBBS, MRCP, PhD
April 10, 2019
Two School of Medicine faculty members-- Kafui Dzirasa , MD, PhD, and Stuart Alexander Cook , BsC, MBBS, MRCP, PhD—were inducted into the American...
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Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD and Leah Cowen, PhD.
April 8, 2019
By Melissa Palmer
Joseph Heitman , MD, PhD, James B. Duke Professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University, and Leah...
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April 8, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Four School of Medicine faculty members were inducted into the Association of American Physicians (AAP) during a joint April 6 meeting of the AAP,...
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Adrian Hernandez, MD, Vice Dean for Clinical Research
April 2, 2019
By Lindsay Key
A key component of the Duke University School of Medicine’s strategic research plan is the establishment of a learning health system. The goal: to...

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