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 the ground.
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 first week of medical school in the clinic, conducting patient interviews and learning basic exam skills like blood pressure reading and heart rate monitoring.
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 Research Collaborative (ADRC). The Duke-UNC collaborative includes experts from a dozen disciplines, from neurology to bioinformatics to pathology.
James Carter, Sr.’s love for reading, science and medicine blossomed when he was a young boy in Maysville, North Carolina, as he pored over the scientific magazines his mother regularly brought him from the doctor’s home where she was a housekeeper. Sharing these magazines with her son was just one of the ways Irene Carter reinforced the importance of education to her four children, and this simple act undoubtedly helped lay a foundation for his successful career as a physician.