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