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Wake Forest Baptist Health conducts hundreds of clinical trials every year in an effort to detect, treat and prevent disease. By participating in a research study, you may provide future generations with the promise of better health. 

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Researchers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death

Pancreatic cancer, most frequently pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), is the most lethal and aggressive of all cancers. Unfortunately, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery. In an effort to better understand pancreatic cancer at a molecular level, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in collaboration with those at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tianjin Medical University General Hospital in China, conducted a study to try to identify molecules that could become the next generation of therapeutics for this type of cancer.

Researchers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death
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ATV-Related Injuries in Children Remain Large Public Health Problem

All-terrain vehicle-related injuries remain a large public health problem in this country, with children more adversely affected than adults. According to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the major risk factors for young riders also are entirely preventable. 

ATV-Related Injuries in Children Remain Large Public Health Problem
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A Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study led by Justin B. Moore, Ph.D., associate professor of family and community medicine.

A Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids
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Wake Forest Baptist Opens First New Inpatient Hospital in Davie County in 61 Years

The 50-bed inpatient wing at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center officially opened April 3, consolidating all Davie Medical Center services into one location.

View news coverage by the Winston-Salem JournalTriad Business Journal and WFMY

Read the full news release.

Wake Forest Baptist Opens First New Inpatient Hospital in Davie County in 61 Years
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NIH Official and Celebrity B. Smith Celebrated NIH-funded Alzheimer's Center

Wake Forest Baptist celebrated its Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center and the philanthropy that helped make it possible at the event “Alzheimer’s Disease: Together We Care, Together We Cure,” March 15 at Wake Forest Biotech Place. Guests included the husband-and-wife team of B. Smith and Dan Gasby, Nina Silverberg from the National Institute on Aging, and Doug Hartman, who inspired fundraising efforts that accelerated the Medical Center’s work in Alzheimer’s.

 

 NIH Official and Celebrity B. Smith Celebrated NIH-funded Alzheimer
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'Hair of the dog' won't cure that hangover

There’s no scientific evidence that having an alcoholic drink will cure a hangover, according to Laura Veach, Ph.D., director of screening and counseling intervention services and training in the Department of Surgery.

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Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has named Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the Medical Center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.

 

Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO
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Proud to be a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Proud to be a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

The Human Rights Campaign recognized Wake Forest Baptist for its leadership and commitment to provide quality, equitable and inclusive patient- and family centered health care. 

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