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Musah one of 13 Duke scientists on Cell Mentor's 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists list

January 15, 2021
Samira Musah, PhD , assistant professor of biomedical engineering and medicine (Nephrology), is one of 13 Duke scientists, including eight members of the Duke University School of Medicine, who appeared in a new list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in the United States. Cell Mentor, a blog and online resource for researchers, composed the list to showcase the contributions Black scientists make to the scientific community.
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Morey receives VA's Paul B. Magnuson Award

May 7, 2020
Miriam Morey, PhD , professor of medicine (Geriatrics) has been awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award, the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's highest honor. It is given to recognize humanitarianism and dedication in service to Veterans.

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