Med School Blog

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E.g., Sunday, February 17, 2019
Blog Post
Dr. Tom Insel
June 11, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Digital tools have the power to transform healthcare by connecting clinicians more closely to the daily lives of their patients, leading to better...
Blog Post
June 11, 2018
Throughout history, men have had, and continue to have, enormous benefits compared to women in the field of medicine. Women were literally not...
News
Theodore "Ted" Pappas, MD
June 5, 2018
By Lindsay Key
By day, Theodore “Ted” N. Pappas, MD, is vice dean for medical affairs for Duke University’s School of Medicine and distinguished professor of...
Press Release
SMARCAL1-mutant cancer cell line ex
June 4, 2018
Most glioblastoma tumors are marked by one or two broad mutation patterns, but about 20 percent of the lethal brain tumors have biomarkers that...
Blog Post
Photo of prostate cancer pink and black swirl of cells.
May 31, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Targeting a protein genome-binding process that directs expression of diverse cancerous genes could be an important new therapy approach for stopping...
Blog Post
Zainab Samad, MBBS, MHS
May 30, 2018
By Lindsay Key
On July 1, Zainab Samad, MBBS, MHS , associate professor of Medicine at Duke, will become the first chairwoman of the Department of Medicine at Aga...
Press Release
graphic of cancer cells. (Tatjana Abaffy)
May 29, 2018
By Karl Bates
When scientists first described the receptors responsible for our sense of smell, they naturally assumed that these chemical sensors resided...
Press Release
Marat Fudim, M.D.
May 29, 2018
Duke team challenges the paradigm about fluid as a symptom of heart failure One of the key features of heart failure is an accumulation of fluid in...
Blog Post
May 25, 2018
From gene editing to stimulating the body’s innate mechanisms of tissue repair, Duke scientists and engineers are tackling different ways to someday...
Blog Post
May 23, 2018
Innovation Speaker, Tom Insel, MD What is the future of clinical research at Duke? More than 300 faculty, staff and students attended Clinical...
Blog Post
Kathleen Cooney, MD
May 16, 2018
Kathleen Cooney, M.D., a medical oncologist and internationally known physician scientist, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke...
Blog Post
Linton Yee, MD, Associate Dean for Admissions
May 15, 2018
Linton Yee, MD, has been named associate dean for admissions for the Duke University School of Medicine, effective immediately, it was announced...
Blog Post
MedX
May 14, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
According to Google Maps, the walking distance between Duke University School of Medicine and the Pratt School of Engineering is 0.8 miles, or about...
Blog Post
75th logo
May 14, 2018
By Dave Hart
AS MICHEL LANDRY, BSCPT, PHD, chief of the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Division, prepared for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new...
Blog Post
May 14, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
LISTENING TO BLOOD: ADAPTING TECHNOLOGY TO IMAGE BLOOD VESSELS IN SKIN DISEASE Small vessel vasculitis—inflammation of the small blood vessels—...

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