Med School Blog

E.g., Tuesday, September 21, 2021
E.g., Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Text: Duke Research Week 2020 - Image two masked male students outside, looking down towards their hands.
February 5, 2021
By Alissa Kocer and Lindsay Key
School of Medicine faculty and students played a prominent role in Duke University’s inaugural Research Week held virtually January 25-29, 2021. The...
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Day camp staff person standing in the woods with arms spread wide facing a young camper facing her and doing the same.
February 3, 2021
Among 6,000 children and staffers at YMCA day camps, Duke researchers documented just 19 cases of COVID-19 while community incidence spread. A Duke...
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Thomas Koinis, M.D., FAAFP; Eric Buenviaje, M.D.; Alexa Namba, DO
February 3, 2021
A new Duke Health training program aimed at meeting primary care shortage needs in rural North Carolina has been approved by the ACGME Residency...
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R. Sanders “Sandy” Williams
January 29, 2021
Veteran Duke scientist and executive R. Sanders “Sandy” Williams has been named interim Vice President for Research and Innovation effective February...
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shaded image of an empty classroom, chairs and desks
January 28, 2021
Research from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill suggests that schools can consider returning to in-class instruction if they mitigate COVID-19...
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Nadine Barrett, PhD
January 28, 2021
By Andrea Martin
Duke University has been awarded a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to study the health concerns most important to the local Black community...
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Birds-eye view of Duke Chapel and the Abel Quad. Text: Duke united Leadership Conversation
January 26, 2021
Questions submitted by faculty and staff as part of virtual Leadership Conversations President Vincent Price and other Duke leaders began the...
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Dean Mary Klotman, MD; David Montefiori, MD, and Thomas Denny, MSc, MPhil
January 26, 2021
Duke University School of Medicine Dean Mary Klotman, MD, talks with Duke infectious disease specialists, David Montefiori, MD, and Thomas Denny, MSc...
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image of the north pole end of a globe
January 22, 2021
By Mary Brophy Marcus
7 global health experts from Africa, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. talk about their continents' unique issues As the race to produce and roll out...
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Binita Chakraborty, PhD in her lab
January 22, 2021
By Angela Spivey, DCI Development
Postdoctoral fellow Binita Chakraborty, PhD, was intrigued: in published analyses of large numbers of patients with melanoma (skin cancer) treated...
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A time series shows cells proliferating in a controlled environment.
January 21, 2021
By Ken Kingery
New theory uses physics to predict the growth stages of cancerous tumors Researchers have developed a predictive theory for tumor growth that...
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Human placental cells
January 21, 2021
By Karl Leif Bates
Researchers at Duke and Mt. Sinai have identified a molecular mechanism that prevents a viral infection during a mother’s pregnancy from harming her...
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Patrice Harris, MD, MA, FAPA
January 21, 2021
Patrice Harris, MD, MA, FAPA, a psychiatrist who served as the first African American woman president of the American Medical Association in 2019-...
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Geeta Swamy, MD
January 20, 2021
Duke University School of Medicine Dean Mary E. Klotman, MD, interviews Associate Professor of OB-GYN and Vice Dean for Scientific Integrity Geeta...
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Front view of Trent semans center for health education building. Text 2021 LEADER Cohort
January 19, 2021
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty is pleased to announce the 2021 LEADER participants. The Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER)...

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