NEWS AT DCRI
In keeping with our mission to share knowledge that improves the care of patients around the world, the DCRI is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date research news from our thought leaders, collaborators, and partners.
- DCRI Contributes to AHA Statement on HIV and Cardiovascular Disease June 12, 2019 – The statement suggests that when treating people living with HIV who exhibit certain characteristics, clinicians should multiply conventional risk calculator scores ...
- Data Suggest Results From FDA-Mandated Testing Often Not Implemented in Clinical Practice June 6, 2019 – Investigators were unsure how they would use genetic information to choose treatment choices, then often failed to follow through on their ...
- DCRI Co-Hosts Youth Tobacco Cessation Workshop at FDA June 7, 2019 – The event drew nearly 900 registrants and discussed tobacco-cessation therapies that have been successful in youth populations, as well as gaps ...
Transforming Obesity Research at Duke University
Understanding and solving the complexities of obesity is one of the most pressing challenges facing the health of our generation. Tackling this problem head-on will require patients, community members, clinicians, and researchers across the translational spectrum. Join your peers at the new DCRI 200 Morris Building on Friday, June 21 for an interactive and participatory colloquium that will foster new collaborations, bolster opportunities for meaningful research, and transform our approach to obesity research at Duke. Lesley Curtis, PhD, and Joseph Rogers, MD, are the featured keynote speakers.
A Pragmatic Approach to Respiratory Research
Respiratory research at the DCRI is distinguished by world-class faculty leading cutting-edge programs in airway biology, environmental-health sciences, and lung fibrosis.
Quantifying the Patient Voice: PrefER
As part of the DCRI's continuing commitment to patient-centered, evidence-based medicine, researchers in the PrefER group are translating patients' concerns and preferences into quantitative scientific evidence.
GI Research that Spans the Disease Spectrum
Clinical-translational and basic science experts come together to seek out bold and creative innovations in the treatment of Gastroenterology conditions.
Advancing Female Cardiologists’ Research Careers
Cardiologist Pamela Douglas, MD, discusses a new professional development program offered by the American College of Cardiology, which is geared toward women conducting clinical research. She will serve as a co-chair for the program along with fellow DCRI cardiologist Tracy Wang, MD, MHS, MSc.
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