Medical advances in biotechnology seem to be coming faster than the public can understand them or even discuss how society should handle ethical, legal and moral considerations. To spark the national conversation, Wake Forest has partnered with Baylor to host “After the Genome: The Language of our Biotechnological Future” April 12-13.
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A new study by health and exercise science professor Jeff Katula, economist Michael Lawlor and a team of Wake Forest researchers shows promise for effective lower-cost diabetes prevention programs. The results appear online in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
Wake Forest senior Roman Nelson co-authored a study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center that was published in the Journal of American College of Radiology.
The undergraduate and graduate students in Comm 370 spent the spring semester pondering a bioethics case study surrounding organ transplants and patient selection while also enhancing their communications skills by learning how to perform the material as a radio play.
Grace Wandell first dreamed of becoming an international representative when she was 7 years old. Her aspiration has come true. As a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, she will head to Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, this fall to earn a Masters Degree in Global Health.
Nanomedicine, nanogreen and nanomaterials — Wake Forest University’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials is a leader in North Carolina’s growing nanoindustry and an emerging revolution.
Professor Jack Rejeski finds that weight loss and exercise for older adults with type 2 diabetes will help prevent them from becoming physically disabled. The research makes the case for patients to not rely solely on support and education.
Two School of Medicine students used role playing to illustrate the health disparities of rural residents and won the first Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity Bowl. The competition encouraged collaboration among fields of study as a way to solve complex health disparity problems.
Sophomore Kent Langston’s work at the Immunology Department at the School of Medicine raises questions about the immunity power of antioxidants, like those found in some kinds of berries and other foods.
The Medical Alumni Association (MAA) of the School of Medicine honored William Louis Perry, M.D., Class of 1936, for his lifetime of service and leadership in medicine in his community. Perry, a resident of Chesterfield, S.C., celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 4.