$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.

With Gratitude

Every gift to Duke Health supports the advancement of research and discovery to improve the health of our global community. We are fortunate to receive donations of all sizes as well as transformative donations made by alumni and friends, which we highlight here.

Thank you for your continuous support to Duke Health.

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.

Duke University School of...

More than 5.3 million individuals — children and adults — permanently live with a brain injury-related disability, according to the Brain Injury Association of America. Two researchers from the Duke University School of Nursing, Tolu O. Oyesanya, PhD, RN, and  Karin Reuter-Rice, PhD, CPNP-AC, FCCM, FAAN, have devoted an aspect of their research toward better understanding the ramifications that brain injuries inflict on patients and their loved...

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.

Personal Attention For...

Five years after surgery to treat prostate cancer, Steele Dewey of Charlotte, North Carolina, was told in 2010 that cancer had spread, so he and his wife, Molly, decided to seek advice at an academic medical center.

24 Years and Counting

A large number of options for advanced prostate cancer is what drew James "Jimmy" Barnes to Duke Cancer Institute, after having been treated at UNC-Chapel Hill for more than a decade.

Creating Impact

Why your gift matters

Whether you are a former patient, family member, friend, alumnus, or partner, your gifts have a profound impact on today’s care and tomorrow’s cures.

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Duke School of Medicine: Research national ranking by U.S. News & World Report

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Duke School of Nursing national ranking by U.S. News & World Report

82%

Duke School of Medicine students who receive financial aid

1,385

Total number of Duke School of Medicine health professions education students

Your Donations Make a Difference

Care, heal, teach, discover—that’s what your gifts empower Duke Health to do. Your generosity keeps us vigilant and innovative, able to take on urgent challenges and promising opportunities.