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Nerve Stimulation May Reduce Post-op Delirium

From DukeHealth: For adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of high-risk cases declining into delirium. In research published Oct.

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Staci Bilbo to Return to Duke in 2019

Professor Staci Bilbo will be returning to Duke as the Haley Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, in conjunction with the Bass Connections Brain & Society theme, on July 1, 2019. Previously she was the Lurie Family Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience at Har

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Inaugural DIBS Germinator Awards Announced

Seven projects involving nearly two dozen Duke clinical and basic-science faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students have received the inaugural Germinator Research Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS), the Institute’s Faculty Governance Committee Chair, Geraldine Da

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