$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The investment by the Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

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About Time

As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on health disparities, efforts to find new ways to reduce them get a boost.

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COVID-19 Response Funds

Support Duke Health’s patients, caregivers, and researchers during this health crisis.

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Adapt and Innovate

The School of Medicine meets the challenge of the pandemic by crafting new ways to educate.

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A Detour Into Melanoma

A breast cancer researcher’s study of estrogen action may lead to better treatments for other cancers.

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Advancing Health Together

We live in a time of unprecedented potential in biomedical science, education, technology, population and community health, and health care delivery. As one of the world’s foremost academic health enterprises, Duke Health integrates the Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System, and health programs across the university. Duke Health advances these frontiers through state-of-the-art clinical care, health promotion and disease prevention, breakthrough basic and clinical research, and educational experiences that prepare the next generation of health leaders. Every donor is an important partner in that work, and every gift plays a role in helping Duke Health and its constituent units advance health together.

$100 Million to Advance Duke...

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment.

New Vaccine Blocks COVID-19...

A potential new vaccine developed by members of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has proven effective in protecting monkeys and mice from a variety of coronavirus infections — including SARS-CoV-2 as well as the original SARS-CoV-1 and related bat coronaviruses that could potentially cause the next pandemic. The findings were published in the journal Nature.

Duke Enrolls First-in-Nation...

Twin 9-year-old girls at Duke Health became the first in the United States to participate in a Pfizer and BioNTech Phase 1 study to evaluate safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in preventing COVID-19 among healthy children below the age of 12.

Adapt and Innovate

Last spring, when Prince Boadi accepted an offer to attend Duke University School of Medicine starting in the fall of 2020, he knew the experience—leaving his family and friends in Chicago, learning his way around Durham, meeting new people, and taking on the rigors of medical school—would be different from anything else he’d ever done.

Duke Nursing Students Make a...

As students at Duke University School of Nursing, Lindsay Salisbury and Shelby Strockbine entered their third semester with a new perspective on the importance of global health and their roles as future nurses.

The Art of Medicine

New program offers medical students a way to bridge health care and the humanities.

Fighting on Both Sides of...

For 27 years, Heather Paradis, a 1995 graduate of Duke University’s Master of Science in Nursing Program, cared for cancer patients at Duke University Hospital as a hematology-oncology nurse practitioner. As she saw many patients fighting the disease, she had no idea that she would one day be on the other side of cancer care.

Fighting Cancer Like a...

We are all familiar with Hollywood’s larger than life superheroes like Wonder Woman, Superman, and Spider-Man, but have you ever heard of the VG Superhero?

Toward a Healthier Future for...

Like many teens, Kameron Horton of Durham loves to play basketball. But for Kameron, basketball has been more than just a game; it has helped him through serious life challenges.

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Duke School of Medicine students who receive financial aid

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