Med School Blog

E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
Blog Post
Amy Abernethy, MD, Commencement speaker
August 27, 2018
Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) program celebrates the graduation of the class of 2018 on Saturday August 18th...
News
August 20, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Donald Fox, PhD and Erez Cohen, PhD candidate in the Fox Lab Just like people in crisis, not every organ responds the same way when faced with an...
Blog Post
Alpha Omega Alpha logo
August 14, 2018
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA​) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
Press Release
Peter E. Fecci, M.D., Ph.D.
August 13, 2018
Glioblastoma brain tumors can have an unusual effect on the body’s immune system, often causing a dramatic drop in the number of circulating T-cells...
News
Colin S. Duckett, PhD
August 7, 2018
Colin S. Duckett, PhD, chief scientific officer of the Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and professor in the Department of Medicine in the...
Blog Post
August 6, 2018
The School of Medicine welcomes the more than 550 students from across the country and around the world who started their health professions careers...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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,...
Blog Post
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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