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Internal Medicine Residency News, Nov. 20, 2017

November 20, 2017

Catch up with the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program by reading the weekly newsletter for Nov. 20, 2017.

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Eight from Medicine selected for Duke Clinical Leadership Program

November 17, 2017

Duke Health has announced a new class of the Duke Clinical Leadership Program (DCLP), including eight faculty from the Department of Medicine. The 26 clinicians in the 2018 class will join the ranks of the 169 fellows who completed the DCLP program during its first seven years. 

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Simel co-authors JAMA article on Acute Mountain Sickness

November 17, 2017

Simel co-authors a recent JAMA Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review in JAMA

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Discovering what malignant cells require to thrive in blood vessels and bone marrow

November 17, 2017

Dorothy Sipkins, MD, PhD, is a hematologist-oncologist who studies cancer. But to understand the cleverness of her work, it’s helpful to think of her as an ecologist—a cell ecologist.

Sipkins identifies very specific biological habitats and interactions that allow malignant cells to move, proliferate and survive chemical attacks, traits that too often produce fatal disease.

“I love thinking about what is on the outside of the cell. What the cell is seeing. What the cell is interacting with, the 3-D environment it interacts with,” says Sipkins.

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GIM research: Integration + expansion of palliative care work force

November 17, 2017

Drs. Lynn Bowlby (of Duke GIM) and Robin Turner (of Duke Palliative Care) presented a research poster at the Palliative and Supportive Care and Oncology Symposium.

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Recent GIM funding awards

November 17, 2017

Congratulations to four general medicine faculty members who are recipients of research funding since July 2017

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Q&A with Marie A. Bernard, deputy director of the National Institute on Aging

November 17, 2017

Marie A. Bernard, MD, deputy director of the National Institute on Aging, will give the 2018 Phillips-Winn Memorial Grand Rounds on Fri., Dec. 1. Her presentation title is "From Mice to Men: Highlights of National Institute on Aging." Continue reading for more on Dr. Bernard.

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Apply for Chair's Research Award 2018

November 15, 2017

The Department of Medicine Chair's Office is now accepting applications for the 2018 Chair’s Research Award, which funds junior investigators who are making the transition to becoming independent scientists and planning for their first extramural funding. Deadline to apply is Jan. 5, 2018. Letter of intent is due Dec. 1, 2017.

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Internal Medicine Residency News, Nov. 13, 2017

November 13, 2017

Catch up with the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program by reading the weekly newsletter for Nov. 13, 2017.

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12/1/17: Exercise and the Brain Symposium

November 10, 2017

Duke Institute for Brain Science (DIBS) will host the "Exercise and the Brain" symposium from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 1 in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center.

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