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October 1, 2020

Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials

Abdominal Transplant Surgery Andrew S. Barbas, MD "Therapeutic Strategies to Improve Function of High-Risk Liver Grafts" National Institutes of Health Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD "SC2i Renewal" Henry Jackson Foundation/USU "Neonatal Porcine Islet Xenografts for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes" National...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Publications in High Impact Factor Journals

Publications in Journals with an Impact Factor of 10.0 or Greater Hiding in plain sight. Fayanju OLM . JAMA . 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2173-2174. Antigen-loaded monocyte administration induces potent therapeutic antitumor T cell responses. Huang MN, Nicholson LT, Batich KA, Swartz AM, Kopin D, Wellford...Read more
Gayathri Devi, PhD
September 21, 2020

Dr. Gayathri Devi Appointed to Editorial Board for Cancers Journal

Dr. Gayathri Devi, Associate Professor in Surgery , Division of Surgical Sciences, was recently appointed to the editorial board for the journal Cancers . Published by MDPI, Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal on oncology and includes articles in basic,...Read more
Aerial shot of Duke Hospital and Duke Medical Pavilion
June 23, 2020

Transplantation at Duke in the Time of COVID-19

Photo above: Aerial shot of Duke University Hospital and Duke Medical Pavilion Transplantation remains the last hope for many patients with end-stage organ failure. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a nationwide decrease in transplants and organ donation. A recent study in The Lancet...Read more
James Meza, MD, General Surgery Resident
May 19, 2020

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr. James Meza

This story is part of an ongoing series of reflections from Duke Surgery faculty, residents, and staff. The final year of residency holds many milestones. For general surgery administrative chief resident James Meza, MD, the COVID-19 pandemic significantly altered the last few months of his...Read more
Shelley Hwang with a patient
May 13, 2020

Balancing Act

When Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, is in the operating room performing surgery on a patient with breast cancer, she focuses all of her considerable experience, skill, and knowledge on the task at hand: giving this individual patient the best possible outcome. At the same time, she recognizes that every...Read more