News & Updates

Mar. 28, 2016
In 2013, Dr. Halabi authored the article “Prognostic Model Predicting Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Survival in Men Treated With Second-Line Chemotherapy” in the Journal of National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The JNCI contacted Dr. Halabi to share the news of the large reach and impact this article has had on other...
Mar. 22, 2016
The first large U.S. study aimed at resolving an ongoing debate about the best way to treat an early sign of breast cancer will launch later this year under the direction of a Duke Cancer Institute investigator. The study, entitled COMET (Comparison of Operative to Medical Endocrine Therapy) for low-risk...
Mar. 21, 2016
The B&B Department is pleased to announce that Frank Rockhold, PhD, a leading biostatistician and proven leader in research and development, will be joining the Department as professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics. Rockhold has more than 30 years of diverse experience in clinical trial design, data monitoring, decision sciences, statistical...
Mar. 10, 2016
The Vice Dean for Faculty, Ann Brown, MD recently announced the 2016 faculty awards for the School of Medicine. The B&B Department is pleased to recognize faculty member Megan Neely who was selected as a distinguished nominee for the Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award at the annual Spring Faculty...
Mar. 9, 2016
Dr. Erich Huang is featured this week on the Duke Translational Medicine Institute (DTMI) website. As the faculty recruit to the Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics within the Department, Duke was familiar territory, he had completed the MD/PhD program in 2003 and was an assistant professor in Surgery before going...

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