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Wake Forest Baptist Offers New Breakthrough 3-D Technology in Surgery

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Wake Forest Baptist is the first hospital in the Southeast and just the second in the world to own a device that allows operating room staff and medical students to see in 4K (ultra-high-definition) 3-D.

 

 

Wake Forest School of Medicine Students Learn Medicine in the Wild

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 To help prepare future physicians to practice medicine in low resource settings, Wake Forest School of Medicine offers the wilderness medicine interest group to medical students.

 View the coverage in the Winston-Salem Journal and Spectrum News.

Read the news release.  

Prosthetic Memory System Successful in Humans

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Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.  In the pilot study, participants’ short-term memory performance showed a 35 to 37 percent improvement over baseline measurements. The research was funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis

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For the first time, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newly developed technology.  

Wake Forest Baptist, UNC Health Care Sign Definitive Agreement Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, have signed a binding agreement that advances the process to transition ownership of High Point Regional to Wake Forest Baptist.

Last Updated: 05-28-2015
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