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When Duke pulmonologist Rob Tighe , MD, thinks about the biggest effects of climate change on society, polar bears, barren crop fields, and underwater beach houses are not the first images that come to mind. Instead, Tighe, a pulmonologist and associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary,...Read Full Story

Duke infectious disease researchers are designing new ways to detect viral threats earlier in hopes that we can prevent another pandemic.

To Linfa Wang, PhD, some of the most important unanswered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic lie within slick layers of guano, deep in a hole in...Read Full Story

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Duke University School of Medicine is launching a new “patient first” curriculum that puts students in the clinic earlier and trains them in social determinants of health, data science, and leadership

Meghan Sullivan and Ivana Premasinghe still can’t believe they got to spend their very...Read Full Story

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If doctors could catch the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain earlier, could the disease be delayed or even prevented?

This is the question that researchers at Duke and UNC are hoping to answer by joining forces on an ambitious new program called the Alzheimer’s Disease...Read Full Story