Author Archives: Kate Bowra
Triangle Business Journal Recognizes Farshid Guilak as Finalist for 2014’s Health Care Heroes
Farshid Guilak was selected as one of 55 finalists for the Triangle Business Journal’s 2014 Health Care Heroes. The Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) will host a special event on March 20 for all finalists, at which time this year’s winners will be announced. The 2014 winners will be featured in the March 21 issue of the TBJ.
Farshid Guilak Featured in Working @ Duke Magazine
Farshid Guilak, PhD is featured in the “Creating Bonds Outside the Classroom” article from the February/March 2014 edition of Working @ Duke Magazine. The article enlightens readers into how Duke’s faculty and staff are active participants in club sports throughout the University.
To read the article, turn to pages 8-9 of the magazine below:
Farshid Guilak Receives BMES’ First Innovator Award
Farshid Guilak, PhD was the recipient of the Biomedical Engieneering Society’s (BMES) first Innovator Award. The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke posted the following news release on their site regarding Dr. Guilak’s award:
James Urbaniak, MD Receives Dr. and Mrs. J. Elmer Nix Award
This week, The Clinical Orthopaedic Society proudly announced our very own Dr. Urbaniak as the recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. J. Elmer Nix Award. The honor is awarded to an individual each year whose work exemplifies the best tenets of medical ethics.
WSRQ Interviews Dr. Farshid Guilak for Health IQ Podcast
Click the image to visit WSRQ’s website to listen to the January 23, 2014 podcast of Health IQ featuring Dr. Farshid Guilak. WSRQ’s Heidi Godmon interviews Dr. Guilak regarding his latest research concerning cartilage growth.
Sports Medicine Hosts Running Clinic Saturday, February 15th
Physical Therapy Presents a Running Clinic February 15th, 2014 at 9:30 – 12 P.M.
Educational Topics will include:
• Observing running mechanics and common deviations
• Staying injury-free with proper training program, rest, and cross-training
• Dynamic warm-up and stretching for runners
• Hip/core training for runners
Location: Duke Sports Medicine, 1st Floor (K-Lab) 318 Finch Yeager Building, Frank Bassett Drive, Durham NC Next to the football stadium: see map for directions
RSVP and Questions: Lacy Jennings, DPT email firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 681-1656
Farshid Guilak, PhD Awarded $500k for Osteoarthritis Research
WRAL TechWire highlights our own Farshid Guilak, PhD on his $500,000 2014 Investigator Award given by The Arthritis Foundation to fund continued research over the next 5 years for new osteoarthritis treatments.
To learn more about Dr. Guilak’s work with the Arthritis Foundation, check out the Innovative Research Grant Spotlight: Farshid Guilak.
Ortho Research on Cartilage Published in PNAS
Duke announced a press release today announcing the research published in January 14 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). The article contnent discusses how adding chemicals to cartilage cells has resulted in cartilage growth. Read the full press release.