News & Updates

Jul. 18, 2019
Caloric restriction(CR) has been shown to have impact on life span in a variety of animals – from yeast, to elegan worms, flies, mice and humans. However, the mechanism by which CR has this effect has not been demonstrated. In a recent study funded by the NIH and published in...
Jun. 27, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Ruth K Broad Biomedical Research Foundation selected a project by Anne Draelos, PhD, “Real-Time Functional Characterization of Neural Circuits” for a Postdoctoral Award. This work will focus on developing an online data analysis platform capable of both determining neural function and adaptively selecting targets...
Jun. 25, 2019
For the 4th year in a row, the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department has partnered with NC State University to host undergraduates from all over the United States for the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) Program. This program provides training in applied biostatistical methods and exposes students to graduate...
Jun. 19, 2019
Duke Researchers identify enzyme that suppresses immune system in breast cancer. Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing. In breast cancer especially, only a small number of patients are even eligible to undergo treatment with immunotherapies, and most...
Jun. 3, 2019
In recent years, clinical trials have become increasingly sophisticated as they incorporate genomic studies and embed quality of life objectives. Reflecting this, Susan Halabi, PhD and Stefan Michiels, PhD edited “A Textbook of Clinical Trials in Oncology: A Statistical Perspective” with the goal to provide readers with a sound foundation...

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