Med School Blog

E.g., Sunday, June 7, 2020
E.g., Sunday, June 7, 2020
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8 mins 46 seconds. #Wearedonedying
June 4, 2020
The Duke flag is being lowered across campus in honor of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's national moment of silence...
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Dean Mary E. Klotman
May 30, 2020
Dear School of Medicine Community, I recognize it is Saturday after a very long week, yet I could not go another day without reaching out to express...
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The Chesterfield Building in downtown Durham
May 29, 2020
By Geoffrey Mock
More than 1,500 researchers back in labs with more buildings to reopen shortly Two weeks into a deliberate, rolling reopening of university labs,...
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Marc Caron, the James B. Duke professor of Cell Biology
May 29, 2020
By Karl Leif Bates
New class of drugs may promise more specific cell-signaling with fewer side effects Duke University researchers have developed a synthetic molecule...
Press Release
Corona Virus
May 29, 2020
The virus’s ability to change makes it likely that new human coronaviruses will arise A team of scientists studying the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the...
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Neuron cells in the central amygdala of a mouse brain. Red, magenta and yellow cells (but not green or blue) are parts of a collection of neurons called the CeAga that has potent pain-suppression abilities. (Fan Wang Lab)
May 27, 2020
By Karl Leif Bates
Single OFF switch dampens response of dozens of pain-promotion centers A Duke University research team has found a small area of the brain in mice...
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Julie Thacker, MD
May 26, 2020
Julie Thacker, MD , Associate Professor of Surgery, was selected as a member of the 2020-2021 class of fellows for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive...
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Duke Chapel Tower with Duke Banner in foreground
May 26, 2020
Twelve faculty members in the Duke University School of Medicine have been awarded distinguished professorships. In total, Duke University awarded...
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Office of Physician Scientist Development Logo. 2020 strong Start Awards
May 22, 2020
Four School of Medicine faculty members have been selected to receive 2020 Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” awards. The School of Medicine created...
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Dr. Richard Bedlack
May 22, 2020
By Bernadette Gillis
Capel Family Support Propels Promising New ALS Study When facing an illness such as ALS, one in which there currently is no proven treatment to stop...

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