Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Amy Abernathy, MD, PhD
December 18, 2018
Amy Abernethy , MD, PhD, a Duke University School of Medicine alumna and adjunct professor, has been appointed the FDA’s new principal deputy...
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December 17, 2018
Researchers Represent Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Durham VA Health Care System Three physicians and two post-doctoral nurses will comprise the...
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Sally Kornbluth, PhD and Bruce Sullenger, PhD
December 12, 2018
Duke University Provost Sally Kornbluth and Bruce Sullenger , PhD, have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) class of 2018...
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Mattia Bonsignori, M.D.
December 11, 2018
HIV evades the body’s immune defenses through a multitude of mutations, and antibodies produced by the host’s immune system to fight HIV also follow...
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December 5, 2018
By William Alexander
Cagla Eroglu, PhD, Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD, and Al La Spada MD, PhD A trio of Duke researchers have received a grant of more than $1 million to study...
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December 5, 2018
By Lindsay Key
When a patient’s blood oxygen levels drop below 90 percent in the emergency room in the United States, many doctors panic. The body needs oxygen in...
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broken leg in cast next to crutches on green grass
December 5, 2018
For a child, recovering from a broken bone is typically a short-lived, albeit painful, convalescence. But for older adults, it can be a protracted...
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Mitchell Horwitz, MD
December 4, 2018
Umbilical cord blood stem cells that are cultured and expanded outside the body before being used for bone marrow transplant in adult blood cancer...
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Anna Mae Diehl, MD
November 29, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Anna Mae Diehl, MD , the Florence McAllister Professor of Medicine and professor of molecular genetics and microbiology in Duke University School of...
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November 28, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Illustration by Laura Hughes Those who remember the crash test dummy commercials for automobiles in the 1980s know that testing new technologies...
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November 27, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Micah A. Luftig, PhD, William J. Steinbach, MD, Georgia D. Tomaras, PhD, Gregory A. Wray, PhD Four faculty members from the Duke University School of...
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November 27, 2018
When scientific publication is viewed as a web of connections, some publications are bigger than others. (Image Luc Viatour) Forty-four members of...
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A. Eugene Washington, MD, stands at a podium
November 16, 2018
A. Eugene Washington, MD , Chancellor for Health Affairs, and President and Chief Executive Officer for Duke University Health System, received the...
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November 14, 2018
By Lindsay Key
Grace Anderson, Erez Cohen, Tim Darlington, Fan Li Four senior PhD students in the School of Medicine were awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Award...
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November 13, 2018
Duke Faculty Patrick J. Casey, PhD, a faculty member at both the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham and Duke-NUS Medical School in...

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