Med School Blog

E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
E.g., Saturday, February 24, 2018
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September 21, 2017
Nominations for the School of Medicine Research Staff Appreciation Awards are now open. These awards recognize staff members who provide exemplary...
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September 19, 2017
A global team of researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that the study did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint, but yielded...
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September 15, 2017
Chancellor Washington Introducing the Duke Health Intitiative Hundreds of faculty, staff, students, and trainees gathered Wednesday, Sept. 13, to...
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Head shot Jason Locasale
September 14, 2017
Lab experiments show promise for an anti-fungal compound found in nature The Warburg Effect describes a phenomenon in which cancer cells voraciously...
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 a mouse immune cell (yellow) infected with Francisella tularensis bacteria
September 7, 2017
During World War II, the Soviet Red Army was forced to move their biological warfare operations out of the path of advancing Nazi troops. Among the...
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Program Director, Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD
September 5, 2017
Through a recently awarded K12 grant, the Department of Population Health Sciences will train Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) scholars to...
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Professor Curran, Vice Dean of Education, Duke-NUS
September 5, 2017
To spearhead School’s overall medical education strategies SINGAPORE, September 4, 2017 - Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) in Singapore announced...
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Adrian Hernandez, MD and Geeta Swamy, MD
September 5, 2017
Adrian Hernandez, MD , has been named the new vice dean for clinical research for the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Hernandez will begin...
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AOA Graphic
August 31, 2017
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
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Fluorescence of the zebrafish intestine
August 30, 2017
Genetics of digestion little-changed in 420 million years Scientists have discovered a network of genes and genetic regulatory elements in the lining...
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hands shown doing chest compressions on training manikin
August 30, 2017
Study shows that delaying CPR is associated with worse survival Surviving cardiac arrest often seems like a matter of luck – whether a passerby knows...
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photo of generic white medicine pill tablets
August 28, 2017
Improving use of anticoagulation drugs is a key to preventing strokes DURHAM, N.C. -- Only about half of patients with atrial fibrillation worldwide...
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August 24, 2017
By Braden Wellborn, The Energy Initiative
Electronics developed for deep brain stimulation useful for electric vehicles too Technology developed to help neurosurgeons control electric...
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Dennis C. Ko, M.D., Ph.D.
August 22, 2017
By Karl Bates
Typhoid, Ebola use cholesterol to enter cells That statin you’ve been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double...
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Anthony Viera, MD, MPH
August 17, 2017
Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, has been named the new chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine, effective October 1, 2017. Dr. Viera is a...

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