Research News

Fayrouz ElWesmi of Hemmers Lab Receives 2023 Chancellor’s International Award

The Office of Biomedical Graduate Education recently announced the nine recipients of the 2023 Chancellor’s International Awards, which provide financial support and professional development to promising international students.  

These talented researchers, who are entering their second year of PhD studies and collaborating with faculty at the Duke University School of Medicine, represent the future of biomedical research and discovery. 

Grad Student Cole Beatty wins 28th annual Cora Verhagen Award

Cole Beatty, PhD candidate in Daniel Saban’s lab, is the 28th Cora Verhagen winner for his presentation entitled “Severity of meibomian gland dysfunction is distinguishable in patients by tear leukocyte changes: an observational study using 36-color flow cytometry”. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) is when the oil glands of the eye become dysfunctional, which leads to manifestations of ocular surface disease, such as dry eye disease.

Edward Miao named one of new 44 named Distinguished Professors

Congratulations to faculty member Edward Miao for being named one of our new 44 named Distinguished Professors. Named Distinguished Professorships recognize Duke faculty scholars who have achieved national and international distinction by being among the most creative scholars in their field or in their ability to transcend disciplines.

Ed is now a Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Immunology. Great work, Ed! So proud to have you among our faculty.