The Duke Division of Surgical Sciences discovers fundamental new scientific principles to improve the quality of global health care.
Basic and Translational Research
The basic and translational research activities in the Division of Surgical Sciences seek to improve patient outcomes by studying the mechanisms of disease and by developing new diagnostics and therapeutics to prevent disease.
Our faculty are known internationally for our excellence and groundbreaking research. We have enjoyed a rich history of significant scientific accomplishments in many highly varied basic and clinical research areas over the past 35 years.