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UNC School of Medicine Experts Available to Discuss FDA Guidelines to Screen Blood for Zika Virus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued an advisory that all U.S. blood banks screen donated blood for Zika virus.
26-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Question Process for Reviewing Coverage of ‘Off Label’ Cancer Drug Use


In a paper published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center physician-researchers raised concerns that there are inconsistencies between the five reference guides, or compendia, that the...
25-Aug-2016 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Links Between Physicians Setting Cancer Care Guidelines and Drug Industry


University of North Carolina LIneberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers say the finding of a high prevalence of financial relationships among authors who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States lays the...
23-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Challenging the Status Quo: UNC Cardiologist Examines Training, Staffing and Research in Cardiac Intensive Care


Jason Katz, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine at UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the cardiac intensive care unit, was the lead author of a recently published manuscript that examined the early growth and maturation of critical...
24-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Do Antidepressants Trigger Fear and Anxiety?

UNC School of Medicine scientists mapped out a serotonin-driven anxiety brain circuit that may explain the acute anxiety side effect of antidepressant use.
23-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Researcher Provides Recommendations to Stop Violence Against Clinicians in China


With publications in prestigious medical journals and multimillion dollar federal grants, UNC faculty have shown they are committed to moving the fields of HIV prevention, treatment and cure research forward.
16-Aug-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roadblocks to Research: UNC Bioethicist Addresses Lack of HIV Studies in Pregnant Women


CHAPEL HILL, NC –UNC School of Medicine’s Anne Lyerly is addressing the urgent need for effective HIV prevention and treatment for the estimated 1.5 million women worldwide with HIV who give birth each year. Lyerly, associate director of the UNC...
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

On the Hunt for Genetic Clues to Breast Cancers That Spread to the Brain


UNC Lineberger researcher Carey Anders, MD, wants to understand why some breast cancer metastasize to the brain, and what drives them. She recently was awarded a three-year, $450,000 grant to study genetic features of breast cancer brain metastases...
11-Aug-2016 4:05 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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