Neuro Camp Helps People Continue Their Recovery
Studies show that individuals with neurological conditions benefit from their initial rehabilitation during hospitalization but can continue to improve physical function through post-discharge therapy.
Duke Launches Site for COVID Vaccine Study Among Health Care Workers
The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is collaborating with the Duke Department of Emergency Medicine on a study to evaluate the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and the long-term impact of infection among health care personnel.
Understanding and Fixing Inequities in Palliative Care and Organ Transplant
The Dean's Distinguished Research Series concluded on April 20 with lectures from Kimberly Johnson, MD, and Lisa McElroy, MD. The two researchers discussed their work to understand health disparities and develop health system innovations to reduce them.
Dean Klotman's Friday Message & Conversation with Julius Wilder, MD, PhD
Dean Klotman welcomes Julius Wilder, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Sociology, to discuss the rising rate of colon cancer in young adults, and what Duke is doing to help turn this trend around.
Blood May Hold the Key to Cheating Father Time
Products have flooded the marketplace that purport to make a person appear younger.
Construction Workers at Increased Risk for Life-Threatening Lung Disease, Study Finds
A study led by a School of Medicine researcher shows that construction workers are at increased risk for restrictive lung disease and points to the need for more preventive measures.
New DST Scholar Named to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Amy S. Gladfelter, PhD, joined the School of Medicine faculty on April 13 and will be a full professor in the Department of Cell Biology after July 1.
New Cause Identified for Metabolic Disease that Strikes Native Americans
Duke Health researchers have identified the cause of an inherited metabolic disease common among people with Lumbee and other Native American heritage, overturning decades of settled science and pointing to new, more effective therapies.
Duke Receives Grant Aimed at Improving Health of Durham Residents
Duke Health, in partnership with the Durham County Department of Public Health, has been awarded a grant totaling $750,000 from The Duke Endowment to support a coalition aimed at improving the health and well-being of Durham residents.
Chaos, Confusion From Judge’s Mifepristone Decision, Experts Say
Medical, legal experts brief media on affects of ruling