Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
E.g., Saturday, August 17, 2019
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Trent Semans Center for Health Education
February 19, 2019
Duke University received $384.6 million last year from the National Institutes of Health to advance medical research, ranking 9th in the country...
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Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD
February 15, 2019
By Lindsay Key
A Duke scientist is one of ten researchers selected for a prestigious fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kafui...
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Oren Gottfried, MD
February 14, 2019
By Lindsay Key
If you’ve tuned in to the popular TV shows The Good Doctor, Chicago Med, Royal Pains, and Elementary , it’s likely you’ve seen the work of Oren...
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Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH and Georgia Tomaras, PhD
February 13, 2019
The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has released its 2018 rankings of NIH funding for basic and clinical science departments, revealing...
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February 12, 2019
From left: Elizabeth Fraulo, Senior Director Health Services Research, DCRI; Bray Patrick-Lake; Daniel Wojdyla; Mary Klotman, MD, Dean of the School...
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Duke Cancer Center
February 12, 2019
It used to be a statistical fact that African-American men fared worse than whites when battling prostate cancer. But recent research led by...
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February 12, 2019
Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD of Duke University is the recipient of the 2019 Genetics Society of America (GSA) Edward Novitski Prize . Heitman is honored...
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Vadana Shashi, MD
February 11, 2019
The Clinical Research (CR) Forum will honor ten outstanding clinical research studies, including The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), at the 2019...
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Shreyansh Shah, MD and Ying Xian, MD, PhD
February 11, 2019
Endovascular therapy (EVT) presents a good chance of saving stroke patients’ lives, but because the treatment is not available at every hospital,...
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Steven Patierno, PhD
February 11, 2019
By Julie Poucher Harbin
As a boy growing up in Schenectady, New York, Steven Patierno, PhD, could often be found out in the woods performing surgery on frogs, when he wasn’t...
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Susanna Naggie, MD
February 8, 2019
Susanna Naggie, MD, associate professor of medicine and member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), has been named associate dean for...
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An ion channel in human nerve cells called the transient receptor potential melastatin member 8 (TRPM8) senses both coldness and menthol, transmitting cooling sensations by releasing calcium (green spheres). Image: Ying Yin
February 7, 2019
By Abby Olena
People are great at detecting cold temperatures and also the cool sensation induced by natural substances like menthol, which is common in remedies...
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January 28, 2019
SNMA Executive Board and keynote speaker Dr. L.D. Britt. From left: Austin Maduka, Lamani Adkins, Kirsten Simmons, Chelsea Handfield, Rafael Baker,...
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Translating Duke Health Logo
January 18, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Thanks to a successful first year of Translating Duke Health (TDH), twelve new faces have popped up around the School of Medicine’s labs, clinics and...
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VA Quality Scholars Logo
January 16, 2019
The Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System, the Duke University Health System and the Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing have been...

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