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Luke Brewster Receives NIH R01 for Studying Pathways that Cause PAD

Dr. Luke Brewster

October 2018

"As patients with cardiovascular problems continue to live longer, we will see an uptick in peripheral arterial disease," says Luke Brewster, MD, PhD. "However, we are getting closer to uncovering the unique molecular signatures that predispose the arteries of patients with PAD to lose elasticity and have restricted blood flow."

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Seth Force and David Kooby Hold Live Web Broadcast on Esophageal Cancer

Seth Force and David Kooby

September 2018

Surgical oncologists Seth Force and David Kooby discussed esophageal cancer and took questions from viewers on a Facebook Live broadcast from Emory University Hospital.

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Douglas Murphy Featured on FOX 5 Medical Segment Performing Life Saving Robotic Surgery

Douglas Murphy with patient

September 2018

Dr. Murphy performed life-saving robotic surgery on a patient at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital to remove a three-inch long heart tumor attached to the wall separating the upper chambers of the patient's heart.

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CSAT's Surgical Anatomy of the Lung Now Available

screenshot from the app Surgical Anatomy of the Lung

July 2018

Surgical Anatomy of the Lung was originally created to facilitate communication between faculty surgeons of the Emory Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and their lung cancer patients prior to surgical resection, and has now been made available as a free download to professionals, educators, and trainees alike. The prototype version of the app received an interactive media award at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of Medical Illustrators.

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Emory Haiti Alliance 2018 Surgical Trip: Converge, Adapt, Advance

Emory Haiti Alliance

July 2018

The Emory Haiti Alliance—a volunteer consortium of Emory medical students, surgery and anesthesiology residents, faculty physicians, and mid-level practitioners—recently made its 11th surgical trip to Haiti's Central Plateau, the most medically underserved area in the country. For the second year in a row, alliance members worked alongside their Haitian colleagues at the Hôpital Bienfaisance in Pignon.

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