Duke University is located in Durham, NC, inside The Research Triangle Park, also known as RTP. Located at the core of the Raleigh-Durham-Cary CSA (Combined Statistical Area), the Park is a globally prominent high-tech research and development center that serves as an economic driver for the region.
The Department of Immunology at Duke University Medical Center was established in 1992, but its foundations were laid 30 years earlier. In 1962, Barnes Woodhall, the new Dean of the School of Medicine , “Connie” Gardner, Acting Chair of the Department of Surgery, and Phillip Handler, Chair of Biochemistry and later President of the National Academy of Science, recruited D. Bernard Amos, a tumor immunogeneticist, to Duke from Roswell Park Memorial Institute. Read more
The annual D. Bernard Amos Research Lecture was established by the Department of Immunology to honor his memory and recognize his many contributions to medical research, education and service. Read more