Med School Blog

E.g., Sunday, June 7, 2020
E.g., Sunday, June 7, 2020
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Priyamvada Acharya in cryo-EM facility
March 26, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Although most research laboratories at Duke University are shuttered to prevent future transmission of the Covid-19 coronavirus, one of the few to...
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N95 Masks hanging
March 26, 2020
The process uses vaporized hydrogen peroxide to kill germs without degrading the masks Facing a critical shortage of N95 face masks that block the...
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Cameron Wolfe, MD, Emmanuel “Chip” Walter, MD
March 25, 2020
Adults with severe symptoms of the novel illness will have the opportunity to participate Duke University Hospital has joined the first national...
News
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS; Frank Rockhold, PhD; Eric Perakslis, PhD
March 24, 2020
Representatives of the DCRI and Duke Forge contributed to a paper that recommended the NIH strengthen its data sharing requirements, beginning by...
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Stone wall with five student portraits
March 20, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Kind and supportive classmates. Inspiring mentors. Life-changing interactions with patients. These are all facets of the Duke University medical...
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Match Day Envelope
March 20, 2020
On Friday, March 20, medical students at Duke celebrated Match Day virtually! The students received envelopes digitally at noon and quickly shared...
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Alpha Omega Alpha Logo
March 19, 2020
AOA elects a small number of students, residents and fellows each year who exemplify the qualities of scholastic performance, leadership, fairness in...
Press Release
platelet apheresis machine
March 18, 2020
Even as surgeons have become more highly skilled at performing lifesaving heart surgeries, the overall outcome of the procedure continues to be...
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Mary Klotman, MD; Colin Ducket, PhD; Joseph Rogers, MD; Chris Woods, MD
March 18, 2020
Watch a recorded webinar featuring Duke University School of Medicine experts discussing the public health impact of the corona virus and Duke’s...
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Trent Semans Center for Health Education
March 17, 2020
U.S. News & World Report assessed 120 medical schools and once again ranked the Duke University School of Medicine among the best in the nation,...
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Smart glasses
March 13, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Consumer-friendly “smart glasses” that are currently being developed by major technology companies will be an important new element of digital health...
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Infectious disease experts Drs. Jonathan Quick, Sallie Permar and Linfa Wang
March 11, 2020
By Gregory Phillips
Three Duke infectious disease experts talked with the media Tuesday to discuss the origins and spread of COVID-19 and the global and U.S. response...
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Human olfactory neurons
March 9, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Is it possible for an adult brain to make new nerve cells? Scientists have debated this question for decades, with many concluding that neuron-making...
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John H. Sampson, MD, and Allan Friedman, MD
March 4, 2020
John H. Sampson, MD, the Robert H., M.D. and Gloria Wilkins Professor of Neurosurgery and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, stepped down from...
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Photo of Deneke and Gokhale
March 2, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Two former Duke graduate students are the recipients of the 2020 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award , which recognizes outstanding...

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