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The Bryan Research Building opened.
Duke researchers discover a gene that increases people's risk of developing the most common kind of Alzheimer's disease, showing for the first time that it can be inherited.
Responding to the growing emphasis in the United States on preventive medicine, Duke opens the Center for Living Campus
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center develops the nation's first outpatient bone-marrow transplantation program.
In 1994, Duke created Duke University Affiliated Physicians (now known was Duke Primary Care), an this extensive network of community-based primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.
The Medical Center embarks on the busiest period of new construction in decades, including the Levine Science Research Center, Medical Sciences Research Building, a complete renovation of Duke Clinic, additions to the Morris Building for cancer care and research, a new Children's Health Center, a new ambulatory care building, and new parking garages.
Duke scientists, with colleagues at Princeton University, generate the first clear images of the human lung using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The new technique could greatly aid diagnosis and treatment of lung disorders such as emphysema and asthma.
The Duke University Health System -- an integrated academic health care system serving a broad area of central North Carolina -- is officially created as Duke establishes partnerships with Durham Regional Hospital, Raleigh Community Hospital, and other regional health care providers. Today, DUHS includes three hospitals, ambulatory care and surgery clinics, primary care medical practice clinics, home health services, hospice services, physician practice affiliations, managed care providers, and other related facilities and services.
Duke purchases Raleigh Community Hospital
Duke acquires Lincoln Community Health Center
Duke and St. Joseph Home Care formed
DUHS purchases Chartwell Southeast. The new entity is called Duke Community Infusion Services (DCIS).
Durham Community Health Network formed
Duke begins managing Durham Regional Hospital