Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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April 4, 2018
In December, Duke transplant surgeons performed the state’s and region’s first organ transplant from a deceased HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive...
Blog Post
April 4, 2018
Five School of Medicine faculty members have been selected to receive 2018 Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” awards. The School of Medicine created...
Press Release
National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) logo
April 3, 2018
The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) , an interdisciplinary, community-partnered research program for physicians and nurses, has added a...
Blog Post
3 women stand in front of portrait painting.
March 30, 2018
Nancy C. Andrews, MD, Ph.D., former dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Duke, was honored with...
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computer visualization of brain activity
March 29, 2018
Though their purpose and function are still largely unknown, mirror neurons in the brain are believed by some neuroscientists to be central to how...
Blog Post
March 29, 2018
From left: Doctor of Physical Therapy student Cody Davis, Michel Landry, PT, PhD, Chief, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Ben Alman, MD, Chair,...
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Headshot of Jodi Dodds, MD
March 28, 2018
For women, stroke is both more dangerous and more complicated than it is for men. Women are at greater risk than men for having and dying from a...
Blog Post
Chip Walter, MD
March 27, 2018
Researchers say the vaccine could be effective against multiple strains of the virus for several years. The Duke Early Phase Clinical Research (DEPRU...
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Alpha Omega Alpha Logo
March 27, 2018
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
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Wheelchair Athletes
March 27, 2018
On Saturday, March 17, students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy , Physician Assistan t, and Doctor of Medicine programs at Duke University...
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Kim Johnson, MD
March 26, 2018
Women bear most of the burden of Alzheimer’s disease, not only making up most of the patients with the condition but also doing most of the demanding...
Blog Post
Suma Shah, MD
March 26, 2018
A spectrum of factors influence women’s health, and neurology is no exception. At the biological level, sex differences such as hormonal changes...
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Multi-colored cells form around black center.
March 26, 2018
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
Mutation prompts lung tumor cells to morph into gut cells. Tumors are notoriously mixed up; cells from one part often express different genes and...
Blog Post
Krystal Sully, MD
March 26, 2018
Treatment is complicated for anyone with epilepsy, but especially so for women, with pregnancy, family planning, and health concerns such as...
Press Release
March 22, 2018
Moderate-to-vigorous workouts reduce mortality, even in short bursts under 10 minutes For decades, Americans have been inundated with a confusing...

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