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Department of Medicine researchers Diego Bohórquez PhD and Opeyemi Olabisi MD, PhD, have been given two of the NIH Director’s “New Innovator,” awards, which are for high-risk/high-reward work being done by early-stage investigators. The award provides $1.5 million for a five-year project.

The Duke scholars are among just 93 “highly creative scientists” nationwide to receive the grants, which fund innovative and impactful research.

What is a gastroenterologist doing studying Parkinson’s Disease?

This is a question that Rodger Liddle, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine, gets a lot. The answer involves a superhighway, a conversation with a Nobel Laureate, and a plastic foot.

Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology) and pathology, will present his research at the Department's Research Seminar Series on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at 12 p.m. in Duke Hospital Room 2002.

Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology) and pathology, recently talked with Fox8 about his research on the connection between the gut and brain.

Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology) and pathology, recently talked with Fox8 about his research on the relationship between the gut and brain.

Watch now: Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), recently discussed his research on neuropods as a 2017 TED Fellow.

Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), has been selected as a 2017 TED Fellow.

Save the date for GASTRoNAUTS: A Symposium on Gut-brain Matters, which will be held Fri., Sept. 9 from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center.

Diego Bohórquez, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), has received a 2015 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for his project "Targeting a Gut Sensory Neurocircuit to Modulate Autism Spectrum Disorders."

Department of Medicine faculty had a number of accepted proposals for the Duke School of Medicine's

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