Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Trent Semans Center for Health Education
March 20, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine is once again ranked among the top ten of all medical schools in the nation. The rankings were published by U...
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Students stand in line with their Match Day letters.
March 16, 2018
Each year, fourth-year medical students across the country view the third week of March as the beginning of their careers in medicine. Match Day,...
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Three student head shots in circles. Amy Wisdom, Jeffrey Smith, Mark Chen.
March 7, 2018
By Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI
Three young Duke scientists who research cancer have been selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June, to be held in Germany...
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Two hands holding a hart silhouetted against the sunset
March 1, 2018
Researchers find that being optimistic is associated with better outcomes in angina patients A study led by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (...
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February 27, 2018
About 3 out of 4 Americans agree that smoking cigarettes causes health problems, but public perception of the risks posed by smoking may be declining...
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Dean Klotman and Chancellor Washington
February 27, 2018
On February 20, approximately 150 Duke alumni attended a talk in San Francisco hosted by A. Eugene Washington, MD, chancellor for health affairs;...
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Human TM Cells
February 27, 2018
Duke Eye Center’s Basic Science Research Led to Development of the First New Glaucoma Drug to be FDA-Approved in 20 Years The U.S. Food and Drug...
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The Scoop
February 27, 2018
Dean Mary E. Klotman, BS’76, MD’80, HS’80-’85, was interviewed today on “The Scoop” – a Duke Alumni Association program broadcast to Duke volunteers...
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February 26, 2018
Despite reports in recent years suggesting childhood obesity could be reaching a plateau in some groups, the big picture on obesity rates for...
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Image with mouse
February 21, 2018
Treating food allergies might be a simple matter of teaching the immune system a new trick, researchers at Duke Health have found. In a study using...
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Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD, poses in his lab.
February 19, 2018
Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD , chair of the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology in the Duke University School of Medicine, is the 2018...
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two photos of red colored Dendrite spines which look like a close up of a wound thread with pieces fraying outward. Top has less of the frayed ends than the bottom.
February 15, 2018
Drug appears to reverse structural and genetic brain changes that affect memory, learning A drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's...
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3 faculty and 3 staff award winners stand together for photo.
February 8, 2018
Three members of the School of Medicine staff have received 2017 Research Staff Appreciation Awards, in recognition of their exemplary support in the...
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William Dawson holding an accordion.
February 6, 2018
By Amaya Sanyal
When William Dawson took over the Performing Arts program at Duke Hospital, he became the first full-time staff Musician in Residence and Semans/Byrd...
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Invented @ Duke
February 1, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
Entrepreneurism is in the air. The qualities of a successful entrepreneur typically include discipline, creativity, high risk tolerance, and...

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