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Fast-track metabolomics research featured in DukeMed Magazine

Chris Newgard, PhD, director of the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Svati Shah, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Cardiology), and William Kraus, MD, professor of medicine (Cardiology), Laura Svetkey, MD, professor of medicine (Nephrology) and other Medicine faculty are featured in this DukeMed Magazine article about research collaborations around metabolomics.

by · Posted on July 19, 2011 in Cardiology, Nephrology, Research · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Mitochondria expert Hirschey to join faculty

In her State of the School address last month, Dean Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, called Matthew D. Hirschey, PhD, an expert in metabolism currently with the Gladstone Institutes at UCSF, a “rapidly rising star.”

Hirschey, who will join the Duke faculty May 1, is one of the first faculty recruits to be hired under a School of Medicine program that supports partnership hires of faculty members who bridge disciplines or fill interstices between disciplines. (Watch video of Dean Andrews discussing the program.)

In Hirschey’s case, he’ll straddle the Department of Medicine (his primary appointment, in the Division of Endocrinology), the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology and the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition & Metabolism Center.

“Matt is a wonderful addition to the Duke faculty and the Department of Medicine,” wrote Mary Klotman, MD, professor and Chair of Medicine, upon hearing he’d accepted the offer to come to Duke. “It will be exciting to watch him collaborate with other investigators in our department and across the School of Medicine to advance the field of metabolism.”

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by · Posted on March 16, 2011 in Endocrinology · Read full story · Comments { 0 }