DCI Blog


Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Blog provides updates, organizational announcements, the latest in funding opportunities and information on upcoming conferences and symposiums. This blog also highlights inspiring patient stories and the accomplishments and achievements of DCI faculty and staff. Subscribers are invited to submit story ideas and other news of interest. Email submissions and feedback to Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, Duke Cancer Institute.

April Newsmakers

Read here for a sample of some of the DCI physicians, physician-scientists, researchers and nurses whose work is featured in the media and academic journals this month. This list features Scott Antonia, MD, PhD; Steven Patierno, PhD; Andrew Armstrong, MD; Dorothy Sipkins, MD, PhD, and many more.

Diehl Receives National Award For Inspiring Students 

Anna Mae E. Diehl, MD, the Florence McAllister Professor of Medicine and professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, was recently named to receive the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, a national award given annually by the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust. The award is given to current...

DCI's Kirk and Diehl Honored

The Duke Medical Alumni Association honored six highly accomplished alumni and faculty with 2017 Distinguished Awards during Medical Alumni Weekend this November. Duke Cancer Institute's Allan D. Kirk, MD, and Anna Mae Diehl, MD, were among the awardees. Kirk, MD’87, PhD’92, HS’87-’95, one of three...