Medicine faculty receive funding for SOM Interdisciplinary Colloquia

Monday, November 2, 2015

Department of Medicine faculty had a number of accepted proposals for the Duke School of Medicine's 2015-16 Interdisciplinary Colloquia.

The interdisciplinary colloquia is intended to bring together basic science, translational and clinical faculty members with common interests in a biomedical problem or area. 

Recipients from the Department of Medicine are:

Steve Taylor, MD (Infectious Diseases): Duke Malaria Investigators Group

John Rawls, PhD (Gastroenterology): Duke Zebrafish Research Symposia

Diego Bohorquez, PhD (Gastroenterology): Gastronauts

Andrew Armstrong, MD (Medical Oncology): Genitourinary Oncology Research Forum

Neal Ready, MD, PhD (Medical Oncology): Immune Oncology Translational Research Colloquium

Laura Svetkey, MD (Nephrology): Promoting Interdisciplinary Research to Address Implicit Bias

Heather Whitson, MD (Geriatrics): Promoting Reserve and Resilience Across the Lifespan

Farr Curlin, MD (General Internal Medicine): Theology, Medicine and Culture Colloquium

Read about each project here.