Lowe-Silver-Reddy Collaboration Identifies "Human Ancestor Quickly Evolved Regions" (HAQERS)
A team of Duke researchers led by MGM's Riley Mangan has identified a group of human DNA sequences driving changes in brain development, dige
Hannah Brown and Marnus du Plooy Receive MMSA Travel Awards
Two of Dr Andrew Alspaugh's trainees have been named fall/winter (Medical Mycological Society of the Americas) MMSA tra
Matsunami and Collaborators Propose Unifying Theory of Musk
The human brain registers at least four classes of compounds as the scent we call musk. Structurally, these compounds look nothing alike, yet they smell the same: gamy, rich, and leathery.
Kishnani Receives 2022 North Carolina Award for Science
Priya Kishnani received one of North Carolina’s highest civilian honors, the North Carolina Award, on November 15 for her contributio
Rawls and Miao Among Duke's Most-Cited Scholars
John Rawls and Ed Miao appear on the list of most cited researchers, as compile
Tobin Leads MGM Researchers Who Solve Mystery Case of TB in Bones
Tuberculosis is usually encountered as a disease of the lungs, but in 2% of cases in the US it can also be found in the bones.
Kishnani Participates in First Use of Fetal Therapy for Pompe Disease
World-renowned Pompe disease expert Priya Sunil Kishnani was a member of the multi-national team involved in
Alumni Reception at the American Society of Human Genetics Meeting
At the annual ASHG meeting in Los Angeles in October, the MGM Division of Human Genetics hosted a Duke Alumni Reception.
Heaton Featured in Video on Universal Flu Vaccine Development at Duke
Nicholas Heaton, PhD, and Duke colleagues are working to develop a universal flu vaccine that would last much longer than the current annual flu vaccines, even if the virus mutates.
Ko and Colleagues Develop New Tool to Identify Human Genetic Determinants of Infectious Disease Outcomes
Viruses affect different people differently. Some people get dangerously, even fatally, sick while others infected with the same virus barely feel a thing.