Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
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head shot of John H. Sampson, M.D., Ph.D.
October 16, 2017
Duke University’s John H. Sampson, M.D., Ph.D. , has been named to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. Sampson is the Robert H. and Gloria...
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Lab shot with two researchers
October 16, 2017
Existing components at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute form the effort’s infrastructure The Duke Human Vaccine Institute has received a $12.8...
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Headshot of Dr. Scott Swartzwelder
October 10, 2017
Dr. Scott Swartzwelder , professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences , has received the 2017 Bowles...
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October 10, 2017
Research in animals suggests some defects could be prevented by alleviating fever Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first...
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Dr. Kenyon Railey
October 9, 2017
By Beth Hatcher @Workingatduke
Dr. Kenyon Railey Assistant professor within the Department of Community and Medicine and assistant chief diversity officer in the School of Medicine...
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William J. Steinbach, MD in a lab setting
October 6, 2017
William J. Steinbach, MD , professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and professor of molecular genetics and...
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Kimberly Sherell Johnson, MD Head shot
October 6, 2017
Kimberly Johnson, MD , associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics) and senior fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, has...
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Head shots of Emily Derbyshire and Huanghe Yang
October 5, 2017
By Kara Manke
Award grants 1.5 million dollars to fund innovative, high-impact research Emily Derbyshire , assistant professor of chemistry at Duke University, and...
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Photo of a from where Lymphoma has been listed as a diagnosis.
October 5, 2017
More than 150 genetic mutations play a role in diffuse large B cell lymphoma Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer, but the diagnosis belies a...
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Pamela Douglas, M.D.
September 28, 2017
The biological valves used in TAVR and surgical procedures maintain function over time A minimally invasive procedure used to replace heart valves...
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September 28, 2017
Dr. Ann Marie Navar Fewer than one-third of patients prescribed a new medication actually received therapy Most prescriptions for a class of drugs...
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spores on the surface of the fungus Cryptococcus deuterogattii
September 26, 2017
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
Fungus rapidly shrugs off challenge of anti-fungal drugs Mutations tend to get a bad rap, and deservedly so. A single defect in our DNA can strip us...
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Cells covering the heart
September 26, 2017
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
Cell-by-cell analysis of regrowing fish heart shows how stress helps By taking videos of a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructs its...
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September 26, 2017
By Maggie Newland, CBS NC Weekend Anchor
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Families dealing with autism often turn toward Duke’s Center for Autism and Brain Development . Researchers are working to...
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Dr. Christopher Plowe
September 25, 2017
Dr. Christopher Plowe, the founding director of the Institute for Global Health at the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine and a leading...

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