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Maralynne Mitcham

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Maralynne D. Mitcham, the esteemed professor, mentor, colleague, and friend of many in the Charleston area and throughout the world, died Friday morning, October 17, 2014 at her home in Charleston. Relatives and friends of Dr.
Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...providing access to medical care. It coincides with the anniversary of the graduation of the first class of PAs from Duke University in Durham, N.C.The non-physician medical-provider concept can be traced to the 17th century, when feldshers...
MCG Foundation expects to buy city bus depot by December space."We hope to have amenities that would be in context with a medical center that you would find at Duke University in Durham, N.C.," Osborne said. "We want it to be a place for not just students but patients to come here and go...
From Augusta to Africa: part one

...Appling, Atlanta and Athens, Ga., and as far away as Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; Harlem, N.Y.; and Duke University in Durham, N.C.In February 2000, he traveled to Africa. He spent 25 days in Liberia, where he walked the land those...
Study finds exercise staves off cognitive effects of aging

...that occur normally with age are exaggerated." For 10 weeks, participants gathered at a wellness center at Duke University in Durham, N.C., for an aerobic routine lasting about an hour that included walking, stationary bike riding, pool...
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Across Georgia

...the Southeast Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Infections and Biodefense, which will be centered at Duke University in Durham, N.C. The center will receive more than $45 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy...
Scientist battles forgotten disease: smallpox

...weapon. "Now we know that we need to be prepared," says Sherman, who is collaborating with researchers at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Today smallpox is an all-but forgotten scourge...
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Georgia aims to shape research

ATLANTA - The northern Georgia corridor running from Atlanta to Augusta has long been renowned for Coca-Cola, University of Georgia football and the Masters Tournament. But all that could soon give way to a more science-centered Peach State - one that Georgia researchers hope will rival the famed Research Triangle of North Carolina.
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Enzyme may provide clue to new cancer treatment

...that feed the growth of tumors, a major step toward finding new drugs to attack the disease. Researchers at Duke University in Durham, N.C., report that they have found -- on the surface of cells inside blood vessels -- a type of enzyme...
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Cystic fibrosis gene linked to pancreas disease

...fibrosis itself. "This is a disease that until now nobody thought was inherited," said Dr. Jonathan A. Cohn of Duke University in Durham, N.C. By far the leading cause of pancreatitis is alcohol abuse. But in about 30 percent of cases there...
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