Rising Star

The first time Shree Bose saw a live beating human heart, it took her breath away.

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Gut Instincts

Lawrence David studies a hidden world of hundreds of different species of bacteria that make up each person's gut microbiome.

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Against All Odds

Surrounded by love, ready to fight—Collier Hart proves he’s a survivor.

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Purpose Driven

Jason Dictson has always had a passion for the arts, but a major life event drove him to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner. 

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Advancing Health Together

   In the world of health, we live in a time of unprecedented breakthroughs in biomedical science, education, technology and health care. New challenges and opportunities change our expectations of well-being and longevity.
With your help, Duke Health stands enviably positioned to take advantage of and pursue these possibilities. Every day, your dollars are translating today’s breakthrough discoveries into lifesaving care.

Heart Muscle Regeneration

Through the Regeneration Next Initiative, Duke researchers are gaining insights into how to stimulate heart muscle to regrow after injury.

A Fluorescent Dye to Help...

Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute are teaming up with several other institutions to develop a fluorescent dye that is injected into cancerous tumors and lights up when viewed under a special camera. This allows surgeons to see if residual cancer remains after the tumor has been removed.

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.

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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School of Medicine students who receive financial aid.

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Duke Pediatrics national ranking for NIH research grant funding for pediatric clinical science departments.

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James B. Duke donation in 1925 to establish Duke Hospital, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

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Learners currently enrolled in MD, PhD, medical residency, nursing, and allied health programs

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

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

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Duke Physician Assistant Program national ranking by U.S. News & World Report

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Duke University Hospital national ranking by U.S. News & World Report

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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.