Med School Blog

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July 30, 2018
Back row (from left): Scott Palmer, MD; David Harpole, MD; Andrew Alspaugh, MD; Dee Gunn, MD; Rasheed Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS; Gerry Blobe, MD, PhD...
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July 30, 2018
Eight of the ten deans at Duke are now women. Deans Klotman, Kelley, and McClain were interviewed by WRAL about being in the majority among deans at...
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Adrian Hernandez, MD, vice dean of clinical research in the School of Medicine
July 19, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Duke University School of Medicine has announced a partnership with Vivli , a nonprofit organization that today launched a new data-sharing and...
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people signing a steel I-Beam
July 18, 2018
The contractor for the new 102,000-square foot facility that will house Duke’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the School of Medicine’s Doctor of...
Press Release
Dorothy Sipkins, M.D., Ph.D.
July 18, 2018
A deadly feature of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is its invasion of the central nervous system. ALL in the central nervous system is very...
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Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD
July 16, 2018
By Angela Spivey
Most people are familiar with the twisted ladder shape of DNA’s double helix. But sometimes, for reasons no one fully understands, the normal double...
Press Release
Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Logo
July 12, 2018
Three Duke Medical students will spend the next year improving community health and developing lifelong leadership skills. The Albert Schweitzer...
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July 5, 2018
A new device roughly the size of a penny uses sound waves to gently separate circulating tumor cells from biological fluids Using sound waves,...
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July 2, 2018
Pointed spires, vigilant gargoyles and gothic towers rise above the trees in the woods of Durham. This is Duke University: a 90-year-young...
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June 29, 2018
By Emily Ford
One year after joining the Project Baseline study , the first participants enrolled by the Duke University School of Medicine celebrated their study...
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Dr. Friedman in surgery
June 26, 2018
A genetically modified poliovirus therapy developed at Duke Cancer Institute shows significantly improved long-term survival for patients with...
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June 25, 2018
Presented by Mary E. Klotman, MD, Dean, Duke University School of Medicine Part 1 Part 2
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Beverly raises a gavel at the podium.
June 25, 2018
CHICAGO, IL, June 20, 2018 — Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA , began her term as President of the Medical Library Association (MLA), during MLA’18, the...
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The ODI team and Winn Award Recipients
June 25, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine’s faculty, staff, trainees, and students celebrated the year’s achievements in diversity and inclusion and...
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Rick Bedlack, MD, PhD
June 18, 2018
The second entry in our “Neurology and Men’s Health” series focuses on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. While both men and women can develop...

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