The inaugural Duke University School of Medicine Research Week was held Monday, October 14 through Thursday, October 17, 2019 on the sixth floor of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.
Activities for the week included presentations from four School of Medicine faculty members, a Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (DOSI) Research Town Hall, the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture, Innovation Jam, a Clinical Keynote Lecture, and a poster session featuring the research of residents, trainees and PhD students from clinical and basic science departments.
School of Medicine Faculty Lectures
"Is it Really Cancer? Creating a Framework for Treatment De-escalation"
Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery
"Nutrition and the Human Gut Microbiome"
Lawrence David, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
"Harnessing the Host Response to Infectious Diseases"
Chris Woods, MD, Professor of Medicine
"Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory"
Svati Shah, MD, MHS, Associate Dean and Director of the Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory
Duke Office of Scientific Integrity Research Town Hall
Why Mentors Matter? How to Build Responsible Mentoring in Research
Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture
"Inner Workings of Brains and Channelrhodopsins"
Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
D. H. Chen Professor, Professor of Bioengineering
and of Psychiatry and of Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Presented by Duke Institute for Health Innovations
Clinical Research Keynote Lecture
“From Genes and Genomes to Biology and Health”
Richard Lifton, MD, PhD, President, The Rockefeller University