The Chris Weedy Family Assistance Fund has been established by Ms. Weedy’s husband, Jimmy Creech, and daughter, Natalia Weedy, in memory of Chris and to honor her work and commitment to the patients and families she served.
Unvaccinated students had eight times the incidence of COVID-19 infection compared to vaccinated students in a North Carolina independent school, according to a study by the ABC Science Collaborative appearing online Feb. 22 in the journal Pediatrics.
The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Duke Department of Pediatrics has recently announced the transition of three senior faculty to prominent new leadership positions.
The coming COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 is safe, effective and the best way for parents to protect their kids from the insidious disease, a Duke doctor who led a trial examining the vaccine’s effectiveness said Wednesday.
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Debra Lugo, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Children and adolescents who had mild to asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 were found to have robust antibody responses up to four months after infection, according to a study of 69 children tested at Duke Health.
The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently announced that Neil Surana, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics, immunology, and molecular genetics and microbiology in the Duke School of Medicine, will be the next director of the Duke Scholars in Molecular Medicine (DSMM) career development program.
A new report issued today by the Duke-led ABC Science Collaborative shows that North Carolina schools were highly successful in preventing the transmission of COVID-19 within school buildings and offers science-based learnings for the nation’s schools to limit COVID-19 spread.
Danny Benjamin, MD, PhD, MPH, co-chair of the ABC Science Collaborative, recently presented Plan A data to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The NC Department of Public Instruction has engaged the ABC Science Collaborative to collate, analyze, and interpret COVID-19 data from middle and high schools in Plan A.
Michael Cohen-Wolkowiez, MD, PhD, was inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) at an April joint meeting of ASCI, the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the American Physician-Scientists Association (APSA).