Brain Tumor Collaboration Led by Duke Receives Team Award Mar. 3, 2014
A team of brain tumor researchers led by Duke Medicine scientists will be presented with the Eighth Annual AACR Team Science Award at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in April.
Blasts May Cause Brain Injury Even Without Symptoms Mar. 3, 2014
Veterans exposed to explosions who do not report symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have damage to the brain's white matter comparable to veterans with TBI, according to researchers at Duke Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., Named President, Institute of Medicine Feb. 19, 2014
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and chief executive officer for the Duke University Health System, has been named president of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Dzau will be leaving Duke on June 30, 2014, and will succeed current IOM president Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., effective July 1, 2014.
Newman Named President of Duke Faculty Practice Feb. 12, 2014
Mark F. Newman, M.D., has been named president of the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC), the faculty practice plan of the Duke University Health System. Newman will succeed Carl Ravin, M.D., the inaugural PDC president, in the first week of April 2014.