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August 22, 2018

New SciPol Center Looking for Leader

Duke's new Center for Science Policy and Society seeks an Interim Director to lead its start-up, activities, and strategic direction in the first year. The successful Interim Director will be eligible to apply for the Director's position (to begin July 1, 2019) and continue moving the Center forward. Learn more here.

August 13, 2018

FDA approves first-ever RNAi-based therapy

STAT – The FDA on Friday approved a landmark rare disease treatment — the first to rely on a Nobel-prize-winning technique known as RNA interference, which silences disease-causing genes.