Med School Blog

E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
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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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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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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
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...
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...
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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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Child under optical coherence tomography angiography machine
September 11, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Duke scientists found that a recently popularized non-invasive technology used to detect eye diseases in adults can also be used on infants. Using an...
Blog Post
September 10, 2018
Duke researchers in the Regeneration Next Initiative discuss their work on re-growing tissues in the human nervous system. The hope would be to...
News
September 10, 2018
Two Duke faculty have received awards from the American Society for Microbiology. The 2019 American Society for Microbiology awards in research,...
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Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH,
August 30, 2018
Duke Community & Family Medicine has been awarded a $1.8 million five-year grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to...
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Rossie Clark-Cotton, Fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University
August 30, 2018
By Rossie Clark-Cotton
I love graduate school. I use genetics and cell biology to study the mechanisms by which cells change their shape in response to chemical cues. In...

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