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Sreeja M. Natesan, MD, Division of Emergency Medicine
November 15, 2015

Sreeja Natesan, MD, Receives 2016 CORD Faculty Teaching Award

Please join Duke Surgery in congratulating Sreeja M. Natesan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, who was selected by the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) to receive the 2016 CORD Faculty Teaching Award! The Faculty Teaching Award recognizes...Read more
Harrison Jones, PhD
November 12, 2015

Harrison Jones, PhD, Receives Funding to Study Late-Onset Pompe Disease

Dr. Harrison Jones , Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences, has received funding from Genzyme for his investigator-sponsored study concept “Determining the diagnostic utility of the identification of tongue involvement in late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD).” With this award, Dr...Read more
Linda Cendales, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of the Duke Hand Transplantation Program
October 6, 2015

Duke Establishes First Hand Transplant Program in North Carolina

Duke Medicine has launched the first hand transplant program in North Carolina, becoming one of a small number of transplant centers in the country to offer the life-altering procedure. The Duke program is part of a clinical trial to determine the safety and efficacy of hand transplantation for...Read more
August 31, 2015

Can a Modified Poliovirus Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer Too?

Duke researchers made a big splash in the news last spring when 60 Minutes featured the success of early clinical trials using a modified poliovirus in the fight against a deadly form of brain cancer. Now, with funding from the Duke CTSA through the Duke Translational Research Institute (DTRI)...Read more
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program logo
August 15, 2015

Duke Surgery 2015 ACS NSQIP Presentations

Congratulations to the following Duke Surgery team members who presented at the annual conference for the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) July 25-28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. “Predicting Ileus after Colon Resection” - Linda Youngwirth, MD,...Read more
Bullet Proof ™ Graft
August 12, 2015

Poke-Proof Grafts Could be Life-Changing for Dialysis Patients

People with end-stage kidney failure depend for their very life on connecting their bloodstream to a dialysis machine several times a week. Each time, all of the blood is pumped out of the body and into a blood-cleansing machine that filters the blood before circulating it back into their body over...Read more