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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Care4Moms Project to Research, Make Recommendations on Needs of Mothers with Medically Fragile Infants


The study’s results will help improve health outcomes for mothers, their babies and future pregnancies.
25-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science


A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.
21-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV Treatment Keeps Uninfected Partner from Contracting the Virus


Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission a study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found. Researchers found a 93 percent reduction of...
15-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Professor Identifies Research Priorities for National Institutes of Health

Nigel Key, MB, ChB, FRCP, director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, is lead author of an advisory opinion on research priorities to address VTE in cancer patients.
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Awarded Nearly $23 Million to Continue National Effort to Cure HIV


Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive nearly $23 million over the next five years to continue research on their innovative “kick and kill” strategy for eradicating HIV.
12-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Experts: Doctors Shouldn’t Routinely Recommend E-Cigarettes to Smokers


Researchers point out in a commentary published in today’s Annals of Family Medicine that existing treatments are more effective than e-cigarettes to help people quit smoking, there are professional ethics concerns about providers who recommend...
11-Jul-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Evolution May Have Moved at a Furious Pace on a Much Warmer Earth

Researchers found that the rate of a certain chemical change in DNA – a key driver of spontaneous mutation and thus of evolution’s pace – increases rapidly with temperature. The scientists concluded that the rate of spontaneous mutation was at...
6-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Risk of Death From Blood Cancer for Adults Higher in Three N.C. Regions


For patients treated in a hospital, the risk of death from acute myeloid leukemia was elevated in three regions of North Carolina compared to a benchmark.
28-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Health Care, UNC School of Medicine Launch Zika Research Experts’ Page

UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine have launched a tool for media to request interviews with experts and researchers at the forefront of the global Zika research initiative.
12-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Second Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola; UNC Expert Discusses Risks and Precautions for Healthcare Workers

15-Oct-2014 9:50 AM EDT

#UNC Experts Available for Interviews for #Autism Awareness Month


20-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss NEJM Editorial on Use of PARP Inhibitors in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

In the editorial, the UNC researchers explain the excitement about this new class of drugs and the importance of this trial. They also highlight the reasons that caution as well as enthusiasm is warranted.
3-Jan-2011 2:50 PM EST

UNC Expert Available to Discuss JAMA Study on Over-the-Counter Dosing of Children


Dr. Darren DeWalt, author of a JAMA editorial being released early online this week, is available for media interviews.
29-Nov-2010 11:45 AM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Latest AIDS Vaccine Trial

UNC expert available to discuss latest development in search for AIDS vaccine.
24-Sep-2009 12:40 PM EDT

It Takes Two (Or More)

UNC brain surgeon Anand Germanwala, M.D. and ENT surgeon Adam Zanation, M.D., collaborated to develop through-the-nose approach to repair a patient's ruptured brain aneurysm.
26-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

Pneumonic Plague Expert at UNC-Chapel Hill

Pneumonic plague expert available for interview at UNC-Chapel Hill.
5-Aug-2009 5:00 PM EDT

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