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.
Historic Gift Advances School of Nursing Mission
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) alumna Bettye Martin Musham has committed $8 million to the School to address the most pressing issues of wellness and prevention, to reduce health inequities, to develop community-based educational programs, and to transform health care delivery.
Getting Personal with Blood...
For most cancers, advances in genomics haven’t changed treatment strategies very much. Sandeep Dave, MD, MS, envisions making personalized treatment a reality for more patients, by developing and making better use of tools that already exist.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.