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Durham Nativity School students use one of the surgical simulators in the SEAL lab
April 14, 2016

Durham Nativity School Students Participate in Surgical Skills Workshop

Durham Nativity School students recently visited the Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL) for a unique, hands-on workshop as part of an educational outreach program from the Department of Surgery. Led by Dr. Linda Cendales, the Academic Success Through Surgical Education and Training (ASSET...Read more
Duke surgeons performing thyroid surgery
March 14, 2016

Need Your Thyroid Removed? Seek A Surgeon With 25+ Cases a Year

Photo credit: Shawn Rocco A new study from Duke Health suggests that patients who need to have their thyroid gland removed should seek surgeons who perform 25 or more thyroidectomies a year for the least risk of complications. Thyroidectomy is one of the most common operations performed in the U.S...Read more
Joshua Broder, MD
March 14, 2016

Josh Broder, MD, Awarded 2015-16 Coulter Translational Grant

Josh Broder, MD, was awarded a 2015-16 Coulter Translational Grant for his application, ‘Sensor-enabled ultrasound probes for volumetric image acquisition and interpretation: proof for concept in pediatric appendicitis’. This grant provides $100,000 for technology development for a new device.Read more
Lunch Pail Defense Foundation Donation
March 11, 2016

Lunch Pail Defense Foundation Donates to Duke Transplant Center

The Lunch Pail Defense Foundation recently donated a $15,000 gift to the Duke Organ Transplant Family Support Program. The organization’s founder, Coach Bud Foster, associate head football coach for Virginia Tech, and director, Jim Tynan, presented the check on Monday. Jim underwent a successful...Read more
3D Printer
March 4, 2016

3D Printing: Revolutionizing Medicine

While printing a perfectly identical model of a human heart seems like the work of science fiction, this technology is being used every day across the world, including at Duke Hospital. 3D printing holds the potential to revolutionize medicine as we know it. Already, medicine has felt its impact in...Read more