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16573
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Clinical testing has begun at Duke University using stem cell therapy as a treatment for diseases such as critical limb ischemia.
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17070
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At Duke University, medical research is leading to discoveries and forging related high-tech companies. From potential cancer vaccines to stem cell research, anti-AIDS drugs and 3D imaging, the university is building a legacy of cutting-edge research transferred to the private sector.
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24348
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Duke University Medical Center is the cutting edge location for heart surgery. This article examines the costs of operations and who ends up paying for them.
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27516
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Duke University and Hospital are being sued by Betty Eldreth. Eldreth received unnecessary radiation and surgery based on results from an experimental procedure that was performed without her consent. The results indicated Eldreth had cancer, but she was found to not have cancer after the surgery and radiation were complete. Evidence suggests that the experimental procedure was used improperly and this was known some at Duke who failed to stop the practice. This has caused the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to look into allegations of fraud and conflict of interest in use of the test.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 7, April 6-19 1989, p7-11 Periodical Website
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27750
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Duke University’s Robert J. Lefkowitz has been awarded the Nobel Prize. The cardiologist and researcher won the award for his research on the chemical signals the body uses to regulate itself. This has led to the potential to develop new drugs for human diseases that are more targeted and have fewer side effects. Lefkowitz, his research, and his unique personality are highlighted.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 2, January 2013, p16-19 Periodical Website
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32448
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Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, Ltd., is a biomedical research foundation based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The foundation has a partnership with the Duke University Medical Center and Hospital, fostering collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and medical research.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 4, Apr 1980, p20-55, il, por
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32902
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The history of Duke University and its medical center is a major part of the history of improving health care for the people of North Carolina since 1930. This article discusses the history and contributions of the Duke Medical Center to health care, education, and medical research.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 39 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p18-21, il, por