Med School Blog

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E.g., Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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January 8, 2018
High scorers on computer tests spent more time on base, had more walks, fewer strikeouts New research from Duke Health suggests baseball scouts...
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Dr. Shendure at the podium
January 5, 2018
The inaugural Duke Physician-Scientist Symposium and inaugural Dr. Nancy C. Andrews Physician-Scientist Lectureship, held on January 4th at the J.B...
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January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018 – Datavant and DCRI will work closely together in engaging biopharmaceutical partners and implementing innovative approaches to...
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Headshot of Christopher Plowe.
January 5, 2018
On January 1, Christopher Plowe began his tenure as director of the Duke Global Health institute (DGHI) and professor of medicine and global health...
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photo of two hands palms facing up with thick tight skin.
January 4, 2018
Adding irradiation before transplant improves long-term results and should change practice Scleroderma with internal organ involvement is a...
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close up of a clip board and stethoscope and hands holding an tablet device.
January 4, 2018
Assessing risk and intervening before surgery leads to shorter hospital stays Compared to younger adults, older people have higher rates of...
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December 21, 2017
Population-based model would benefit research and public health initiatives worldwide Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute have led an...
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December 20, 2017
Take a look back at some of the most eye-catching Duke research stories from 2017.
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Young boy holds an inhaler to his face.
December 18, 2017
Inhalers work for all preschoolers, but less beneficial for those who stay heavy as they age Asthma affects almost 1 in 10 children in the U.S. and...
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December 14, 2017
Scientists, engineers and clinicians are working together at Duke University's Renegeration Next Initiative to learn how human tissue might be...
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December 14, 2017
DURHAM, N.C. -- Thomas A. Owens, M.D. has been named president of Duke University Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Owens succeeds Kevin Sowers, who...
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Close up of tick on patch of pink human skin.
December 13, 2017
Labs at Duke and other academic centers collaborate to identify alternatives to antibiotics Antibiotics are currently the only treatments available...
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December 11, 2017
Listen to Kevin’s message to Duke University Hospital employees: Kevin Sowers will be leaving his position as president of Duke University Hospital (...
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Wooden sign outside barrack type facility stating the Mission of the Hospital.
December 7, 2017
By Dr. Marvin Rozear and William Alexander, Duke Neurology @DUKE_NEUROLOGY
VIETNAM, 1970 Weeks after completing his Duke neurology residency, 29-year-old Dr. Marvin Rozear , peered through tangled barbed and razor wire at...
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Middle aged white man in blue shirt and yellow tie wearing wire rimmed glasses.
December 7, 2017
A drug already used to treat certain forms of cancer may also be an effective therapy for Huntington’s disease, according to a new study in the...

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