Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
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5 medical professionals stand in blue scrubs.
November 10, 2017
Kampala, Uganda - For the patients lucky enough to get it, brain surgery is only the beginning. Urgent medical care is needed to cope with the...
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Lefkowitz drawing on a white board a young woman in lab coat watches
November 10, 2017
By EMILIA CHISCOP-HEAD
Five years after sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with his former student, Stanford’s Brian Kobilka, Robert Lefkowitz of the Duke University...
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astrocyte forms an intricate, star-shaped structure.
November 9, 2017
By Kara Manke
Dysfunction of intricate astrocyte cells may underlie devastating diseases like autism, schizophrenia and epilepsy Brains are made of more than a...
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Eight Duke students
November 9, 2017
Success with global health initiatives often depends on bringing together individuals with different perspectives to deeply understand and...
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Students on Habitat for Humanity house front porch.
November 9, 2017
A service opportunity organized by the Davison Council service committee. Duke in Durham Day is a semi-annual day of service for the Duke University...
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November 7, 2017
By STEPHEN SCHRAMM @WORKINGATDUKE
Duke President Vincent E. Price stands with the 2017 Teamwork and Diversity award winners. Faculty and staff members honored for making health care...
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Global Health students conduct bioaerosol sampling.
November 6, 2017
In recent years, Southeast Asia has surfaced as a “hotspot” for novel respiratory virus emergence due to dense populations of humans and domestic...
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October 31, 2017
By Duke Health
Low-cost upgrade could more easily image babies, trauma patients who can’t be moved Technology that keeps track of how your smartphone is oriented...
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October 30, 2017
A group of Duke first and second year medical students gathered to show support for DACA recipients and their families and urge congressional leaders...
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Joanne Kurtzburg, M.D.
October 30, 2017
Randomized clinical trial shows improved motor function in children infused with own cells An infusion of cells from a child’s own umbilical cord...
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Sherilynn Black, PhD
October 24, 2017
By DUKE TODAY STAFF
Sherilynn Black, the current director of the Duke Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity , has been named the newly created associate vice provost...
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David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD
October 24, 2017
By Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, Duke Cancer Institute
The Radiation Research Society recently presented the 2017 J.W. Osborne Award to David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD , the Barbara Levine University professor...
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Professor Ravi Bellamkonda, Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering, chats with a Duke Alumni and a member of the local community.
October 20, 2017
“Commercialization turns discovery into invention, enabling Duke researchers to fulfill our institution’s mission of bringing knowledge to bear in...
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Daniel Benjamin, Jr., MD, MPH, PhD and Michael (Micky) Cohen-Wolkowiez, MD, PhD
October 17, 2017
The DCRI will serve as the coordinating center for the network, which will support pediatric clinical trials around the world. The DCRI and its...

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