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Oct 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Robert Gfeller Named Vice President of Communications, Marketing & Media and Chief Marketing Officer at Wake Forest Baptist

 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced Robert J. "Bob" Gfeller, Jr. will assume additional responsibility at the medical center....


Jan 16, 2015, 13:30 ET Nasal Spray with Insulin Equivalent Shows Promise as Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Dementia

 A man-made form of insulin delivered by nasal spray may improve working memory and other mental capabilities in adults with mild cognitive...


Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure

 That blood pressure plays a role in human health has been known for quite a while. Hypertension – the medical term for high blood...


Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 9, 2014  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced plans for a new medical education building for its...


Mar 21, 2014, 10:00 ET ACC Mascots Visit Brenner Children's Hospital

 The mascots of the Atlantic Coast Conference spent some time at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in...


Jan 27, 2014, 17:08 ET Rare Genetic Variations May Account for Severe Reaction to LABA Drugs in Some Asthmatics

More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways causing recurring...


Nov 14, 2013, 15:11 ET Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Cornerstone Health Care Join in Unique Affiliation

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced that it has entered into a first-of-its-kind strategic affiliation agreement in the Triad with...


Jul 19, 2013, 11:29 ET Scientists Develop New Way to Measure Cumulative Effect of Head Hits in Football

 Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new way to measure the cumulative effect of impacts to the head incurred by...


May 09, 2013, 15:55 ET Wexford Science & Technology Makes $150 Million Investment in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's development partner in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, today...


Mar 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Wake Forest Innovations Launches New Dot-Com Companies Offering Industry and Business Easy Access to Broad Range of Scientific Services

New Name Announced, Web-based Businesses Launched, New Tenants Move In  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced new business...


Mar 08, 2013, 10:16 ET Wake Forest Innovations Announces New Commercialization Developments

 The following is being released by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: What:  A briefing for business and community leaders and...


Jan 30, 2013, 10:00 ET Brainwave "Balancing" Research Receives $1 Million Grant From The Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc.

Additional One Million Dollars in Funding Expands the Scope of Neurological Research With the infusion of an additional $1 million of...


Jan 15, 2013, 13:41 ET New approaches to weight control extend beyond diet and exercise

Wake Forest Baptist specialists emphasize education, long-term commitment Wake Forest Baptist HealthWire Genetics, economics, environment,...


Dec 12, 2012, 13:00 ET Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Launches Wake Forest Innovations

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has created a new operating division to translate its academic and clinical research and discoveries into...


Nov 21, 2012, 14:17 ET Wake Forest Baptist Marks 20th Anniversary of Star Lighting at Annual Ceremony

 Perched 12 stories up on top of the roof of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a 31-foot Moravian star, one of the largest in the world,...


Nov 20, 2012, 13:00 ET Music to the Ears for a Good Night's Sleep?

Wake Forest Baptist Studies New Therapy for Insomnia  If you are among the 50 percent of Americans who suffer from insomnia, then you...


Oct 25, 2012, 11:42 ET Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How to Avoid and Relieve Campaign Season Stress

A monumental event is upon us and we have the power to choose our country's future path with the simple click of a button. No pressure. All we...


Jun 26, 2012, 11:30 ET Wake Forest Baptist Names President of Piedmont Triad Research Park and Chief Innovation Officer

 Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, a scientific and business leader whose career incorporates academia, product innovation and economic development,...


May 02, 2012, 13:00 ET Treating Childhood Obesity: A Family Affair

With nearly one-third of American children being overweight or obese, doctors agree that there is an acute need for more effective treatments. In...


Feb 21, 2012, 10:30 ET Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Unveils Historic World-Class Biotech Research & Innovation Center in Downtown Winston-Salem's Growing Piedmont Triad Research Park

 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has opened the doors to Wake Forest Biotech Place, a new state-of-the-art, world-class 242,000 square foot...


Jan 30, 2012, 15:18 ET Bedwetting Can be Due to Undiagnosed Constipation, Research Shows

 Bedwetting isn't always due to problems with the bladder, according to new research by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Constipation...


Jan 05, 2012, 11:40 ET Novel Brain Tumor Vaccine Acts Like Bloodhound to Locate Cancer Cells

Wake Forest Baptist Only Center in Southeast to Participate in Clinical Trial  A national clinical trial testing the efficacy of a novel...


Dec 19, 2011, 09:00 ET Doing a Little Can Make a Big Difference: Wake Forest Baptist Psychologist Offers New Year's Suggestions

New Year's resolutions are full of cliches and empty promises but a clinical psychologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has some sound...


Dec 12, 2011, 09:00 ET Wake Forest Baptist First Hospital in North Carolina to Implant Newly Approved Device to Treat Heart Failure

A next-generation defibrillator that provides more treatment options and will likely reduce readmissions for patients with heart failure has been...


Nov 18, 2011, 13:30 ET Hope on the Horizon for Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up for a research...