Featured Researchers

Changing ideas and innovating – Maureane Hoffman

Maureane Hoffman, professor of pathology at Duke University School of Medicine, has spent the past 30 years studying bleeding disorders and the cellular mechanisms of hemostasis, or the stoppage of blood flow. More recently, she has focused on the relationships among...

Jean Beckham and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Clinical psychologist Jean Beckham has spent her career working with patients experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is now contributing to the critical work of supporting the mental and physical health of veterans. A Senior VA Research Career...

What do the brain and the intestines have in common?

What do the brain and the intestines have in common? Gastroenterologist Rodger Liddle and his laboratory are focused on this question as they study the role of enteroendocrine cells (EECs) in the intestines. EECs not only sense what is inside the intestines and...

Duke researchers studying infected people to find treatment for coronavirus

A Duke University research team is studying people who have been infected with the new coronavirus to find a treatment for COVID-19. The team, led by Chris Woods, a professor of infectious diseases at Duke and the chief of infectious diseases at the Durham VA Health...

Sanford Health, VA create partnership to help veterans’ care

Sanford Health and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a program Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., that will provide pharmacogenetic testing to U.S. veterans at no cost to veterans or taxpayers. As part of an innovative partnership to improve patient...
Jean Beckham and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Jean Beckham and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Clinical psychologist Jean Beckham has spent her career working with patients experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is now contributing to the critical work of supporting the mental and physical health of veterans. A Senior VA Research Career...

What do the brain and the intestines have in common?

What do the brain and the intestines have in common?

What do the brain and the intestines have in common? Gastroenterologist Rodger Liddle and his laboratory are focused on this question as they study the role of enteroendocrine cells (EECs) in the intestines. EECs not only sense what is inside the intestines and...

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