Duke University Medical Center

Joseph Heitman

AOA MEDICAL HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS NAMED - Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. Membership in AOA is a distinction that accompanies a physician throughout his or her career.

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FUNGUS DEADLY TO AIDS PATIENTS SHOWN TO GROW ON TREES - Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades. It literally grows on trees.


SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW MECHANISM OF DRUG RESISTANCE - Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.

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