Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, June 20, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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
June 11, 2018
While the field of women’s health has flourished over the past 50 years, the study of the political, biological, social and other factors that...
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...
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
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...
Press Release
Stimulating an olfactory receptor in prostate cancer cells caused the cancer to morph into a more aggressive form of the disease. Blocking the receptor with specific molecules or scents could provide a new way to treat prostate cancer. (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...
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...
Blog Post
May 23, 2018
Innovation Speaker, Tom Insel, MD What is the future of clinical research at Duke? More than 300 faculty, staff and students attended Clinical...
Blog Post
Kathleen Cooney, MD
May 16, 2018
Kathleen Cooney, M.D., a medical oncologist and internationally known physician scientist, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke...
Blog Post
Linton Yee, MD, Associate Dean for Admissions
May 15, 2018
Linton Yee, MD, has been named associate dean for admissions for the Duke University School of Medicine, effective immediately, it was announced...
Blog Post
May 14, 2018
Congratulations to the 411 students from the Duke University School of Medicine who graduated on Sunday, May 13, 2018, marking the successful...
Press Release
L. Ebony Boulware, M.D., M.P.H.
May 14, 2018
The Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $60 million from the National Institutes of...

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