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Daniel Sexton, MD, Receives CNS Scholarship in Data Science
Duke Neurosurgery resident Daniel Sexton, MD, has been named recipient of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Scholarship in Data Science for 2021.
Dr. Sexton’s awarded project involves the use of novel machine learning methods to... Read More
Fecci Inducted Into the American Society for Clinical Investigation
Duke neurosurgeon Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD, was inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) at an April 2021 joint meeting of ASCI, the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the American Physician-... Read More
Using Artificial Intelligence to Advance DBS Treatment for Parkinson's
At Duke, researchers are using artificial intelligence to building an antomical brain map for each individual patient, which will allow more neurosurgeons to be able to offer deep brain stimulation treatments to people with Parkinson's... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery Celebrates Match Day 2021
On March 19, Duke Neurosurgery Match Day by welcoming three outstanding new residents to our program.
Syed Adil, MD, received both his undergraduate degree and his medical degree at Duke. A few of his awards and honors include Alpha... Read More
Some people fall into their life’s work by serendipity or happenstance. Annick Desjardins, MD, FRCPC, is not one of those people.
As a child growing up in Quebec, Desjardins sold daffodils with her father and sister, to raise funds... Read More
Treating the whole person: Carolyn Keeler, DO
Celebrating Women’s History Month
Before Carolyn Keeler, DO, was a doctor, she was a dancer. Once, when she was in college, she had a neck spasm that left her unable to turn her head. With a performance just hours away, she sought out... Read More
Passing of Dina Randazzo, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Dina Randazzo, DO, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology and member of the Duke Cancer Institute, passed away on February 20, 2021.
Dr. Randazzo was a respected and admired neuro-oncologist in the Preston Robert Tisch Brain... Read More
Parents of Children with Cancer Have Additional Worries During COVID
A survey of caregivers finds that most experienced instances of delayed care and other stresses
The COVID-19 pandemic has heaped additional financial strains, childcare complications and other problems on already-burdened caregivers of... Read More
Duke, Sampson rank at the top in NIH funding for 2020
The Duke Department of Neurosurgery has been ranked fourth for neurosurgery research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 2020.
In addition, Duke Neurosurgery Chair John Sampson, MD, PhD, was once again the top-... Read More