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Dzirasa Publishes Anti-racism Op-eds

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

DIBS Faculty Network Member Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, has published a series of op-eds in several scientific journals to help colleagues understand, "the long history of structural racism in America and how history has led to this moment.” More about Dzirasa... read more about Dzirasa Publishes Anti-racism Op-eds »


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DIBS Announces 2020 Research Seed-grant Recipients

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

DIBS has announced the 2020 Research Incubator and Germinator seed-grant recipients. Five interdisciplinary teams have received the awards, which are designed to promote high-risk/high-return, collaborative and cross-disciplinary neuroscience that is likely to draw external funding. Over... read more about DIBS Announces 2020 Research Seed-grant Recipients »


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Felipe DeBrigard Discusses Intersection of Philosophy, Neuroscience

Friday, October 23, 2020

Felipe De Brigard, PhD, Philosophy, was always interested in psychology and neuroscience and philosophy, and he majored in both as an undergraduate. But it took a while to find the best academic route to combine his research interests. Today, he studies memory and cognitive processes. He was... read more about Felipe DeBrigard Discusses Intersection of Philosophy, Neuroscience »


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U.S. News & World Report Features Study Co-authored by Dawson

Friday, October 23, 2020

Children on the autism spectrum and those with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are seen more frequently in hospitals and in doctors' offices during infancy than other youngsters, a new Duke study has found. The pattern may help alert providers to additional follow-up,... read more about U.S. News & World Report Features Study Co-authored by Dawson »


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Study Yields Clues about Immune System, Post-op Neuroinflammation

Friday, October 23, 2020

Inflammation is a normal immune response to a bodily injury, whether from accident or surgery. But sometimes the post-operative immune response may also lead to neuroinflammation, causing complications such as delirium delirium and other perioperative neurocognitive disorders. Scientists,... read more about Study Yields Clues about Immune System, Post-op Neuroinflammation »


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Duke Center for Autism Announces 2020-21 Seminars

Friday, October 2, 2020

The Duke Center for Autism & Brain Development has announced its 2020-2021 seminar series. The series kicks off Oct. 7, 4-5 p.m., with Chris Chatham, PhD, & Kevin Sanders, MD, Roche, on “Challenges in Developing Novel Interventions for Autism at the Global Scale.” The virtual events... read more about Duke Center for Autism Announces 2020-21 Seminars »


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Oct. 26 Virtual Event Highlights AI, Otolaryngology

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

DIBS is co-sponsoring a free virtual symposium on Monday, Oct. 26, “Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence for Improving Care in Otolaryngology & the Communication Sciences.” Free and open to all but pre-registration required. More info, full agenda HERE. Direct link to... read more about Oct. 26 Virtual Event Highlights AI, Otolaryngology »


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Zoom Carts Support Virtual Teaching

Thursday, September 24, 2020

From Working@Duke, in Duke Today: Teaching (and learning) virtually can be technologically challenging. Duke's Office of Information Technology and Trinity Technology Services, in the College of Arts & Sciences, have collaborated to make life easier for all. Minna Ng, PhD, a member of the DIBS... read more about Zoom Carts Support Virtual Teaching »


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Sept. 10: Early Intervention Strategies for Austism Spectrum Disorder

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

This four-part webinar series sponsored by the Wake Area Health Education Center will provide specific early intervention strategies for those working with young children at risk for or diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, such as occupational therapists, speech language pathologists... read more about Sept. 10: Early Intervention Strategies for Austism Spectrum Disorder »


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Aug. 21 Virtual Event Celebrates New 'Survival of Friendliest' Book

Monday, August 10, 2020

"Survival of the fittest" is a misunderstood concept, according to DIBS Faculty Network Member Brian Hare, Evolutionary Anthropology. Instead of meaning stronger, it may mean being cooperative with others, he and co-author Vanessa Woods write in a new book, according to a WUNC-FM news story. A... read more about Aug. 21 Virtual Event Celebrates New 'Survival of Friendliest' Book »


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