Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
October 9, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine today announced it has created a new Office for Physician-Scientist Development and named Sallie Permar, MD,...
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Susanna Naggie, MD, MHS
October 8, 2018
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has presented its 2018 Oswald Avery Award for Early Achievement to the DCRI’s Susanna Naggie, MD,...
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Brenda Armstrong, MD
October 7, 2018
Whether coaching Durham Striders student athletes on the track field, caring for her patients, or recruiting and mentoring Duke University medical...
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Robert Webster & Paul Modrich
October 5, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Duke missed the Nobel Prize this year, but we can at least claim a share of the reflected glory. George P. Smith , one of three winners of the 2018...
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Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD, director of the Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
September 28, 2018
By Lindsay Key
What role should artificial intelligence play in patient diagnosis? How can we best prepare the next generation to make sense of enormous amounts of...
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Jason Locasale, PhD
September 27, 2018
Observational studies have long shown a connection between obesity and cancer in humans, but the biological processes linking them are not yet...
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ELEMENT GENOMICS
September 27, 2018
By Laura Ertel
When four Duke researchers developed an innovative technique for exploring the non-coding genome—the 98 percent of our DNA that does not encode...
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Shree Bose
September 27, 2018
By Lindsay Key
The first time Shree Bose saw a live beating human heart, it took her breath away. She was on a surgery rotation, one of the clinical rotations that...
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Barton Haynes, MD and Todd Bradley, PhD
September 27, 2018
In the quest to develop a vaccine that triggers the immune system to prevent HIV infection, researchers have focused on identifying and eliciting a...
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Translating Duke Health logo
September 26, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Just a year after its launch in September 2017, the Translating Duke Health Initiative has already funded 14 innovative pilot projects aimed at...
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Jessica Lunsford-Avery, MD
September 21, 2018
Sufficient sleep has been proven to help keep the body healthy and the mind sharp. But it’s not just an issue of logging at least seven hours of Zz’s...
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Diego Bohórquez, Ph.D.
September 20, 2018
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
If you’ve ever felt nauseous before an important presentation, or foggy after a big meal, then you know the power of the gut-brain connection...
Press Release
September 18, 2018
A review of studies over the past 30 years provides a body of evidence that people living near coal-fired power plants have higher death rates and at...
Press Release
H. Kim Lyerly, M.D. and Julia Kravchenko, M.D., Ph.D.
September 18, 2018
North Carolinians who live near large hog farms -- known as concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs -- have higher death rates from a...
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Richard Brennan, PhD, Distinguished Speaker
September 17, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Eleven Duke faculty members and 34 biomedical students presented their basic science research at the School of Medicine’s 9th Annual Basic Science...

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