Med School Blog

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E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
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...
Blog Post
June 25, 2018
Presented by Mary E. Klotman, MD, Dean, Duke University School of Medicine Part 1 Part 2
Blog Post
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...
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...

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