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Duke surgeons perform lung transplant (wide angle shot in the operating room)
December 20, 2019

Duke Health Ranks 8th Nationally in Organ Transplant Volume

In 2019, the Duke heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplant programs experienced unprecedented volume growth: more than 20% for most programs. With 521 total transplants performed in 2019, Duke Health now ranks 8th among U.S. transplant programs. 2019 Transplant Volume by U.S. Institution (through...Read more
Headshot of Dr. Beasley
December 19, 2019

Dr. Beasley Receives DCI Award for Poliovirus in Melanoma Research

Georgia Beasley, MD, MHS , Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology, has received a 2019 award from the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) for her pilot research project, “Oncolytic Poliovirus in Melanoma.” Using an oncolytic poliovirus has already been tested at Duke as a...Read more
Duke Transplant Center logo
December 13, 2019

Duke Transplant Center Funding Opportunity

The Duke Transplant Center (DTC) of the Duke University School of Medicine aims to promote cross-disciplinary clinical, translational, and basic research with the ultimate goal of optimizing transplant organ longevity and improving quality of life of transplant recipients. This is the inaugural annual call from the DTC for proposals for pilot and feasibility studies.Read more
Lola Fayanju, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
December 4, 2019

Dr. Lola Fayanju Receives NIH Award for Health Disparities Research

Lola Fayanju, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, recently received a K08 award from the National Institutes of Health for her proposal "Using Modifiable Risk Factors to Predict Inferior Care and Survival After Breast Cancer Diagnosis: A Novel Approach to Addressing...Read more
Hadiza Kazaure, MD, and Daniel Parker, MD
September 10, 2019

Duke Center for Geriatric Surgery Announces Scholars Awards

The Duke Center for Geriatric Surgery (DCGS) was established by the Department of Surgery to offer a collaborative platform to develop and integrate advances in perioperative care for older adults through clinical innovation, education and research. The Center funds 1-2 grants for researchers...Read more