In Africa, affording even $200 to cure their child of cancer is impossible for most families. Kristin Schroeder--former fellow with DGHI's Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health and now assistant professor at Duke--is helping change that.
Have you seen DGHI faculty Brandon Kohrt all over the news lately? In a first-ever study to identify how trauma affects gene expression among child soldiers, Kohrt and his colleagues found resilience to be a key factor in determining individual response at the molecular level in a five-year longitudinal study in Nepal!
Out of North Carolina's 100 counties, Robeson county has both the highest rates of end-stage renal disease and the worst health outcomes. This summer, our Student Research Training team is laying the groundwork to fill this gap by performing a long-term and outcomes-oriented study on managing chronic kidney disease across ethnic groups!
Attending the Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development annual conference? Be sure to check out the session by DGHI's Evidence Lab on monitoring and evaluation. The Evidence Lab worked with many The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke - SEAD Innovators in developing their M&E toolkits!