UNC-Chapel Hill and UC-San Francisco scientists solved the crystal structure of a specific dopamine receptor called D4 at an incredibly high resolution and designed a new compound that tightly binds only to D4 and none of the other 320 receptors...
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Using laboratory equipment readily available in developing countries, researchers from UNC and Abbott Diagnostics were able to define and map the burden of hepatitis C virus for the first time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their findings...
18-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The book, titled “Drinking, Drug Use and Addiction in the Autism Community,” explores why addiction is more common among individuals with ASD than it is within the general population and investigates how addiction and autism affect one another.
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The UNC Center for Health Innovation is included in a new list of 58 Hospitals and Health Systems with Innovation Programs, published today by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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During head injury, a common problem is damage to axons – long stalks that grow out of the bodies of neurons. After a strong jolt to the head, axons can break or swiftly degenerate. UNC’s Anne Taylor and colleagues have revealed new molecular...
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UNC-Chapel Hill has a new study in JAMA that challenges long-held practices of testing AMH and FSH levels to predict reproductive potential.
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Researchers report in JAMA Dermatology that surgical treatment delays – defined as surgery that occurred more than six weeks after diagnosis – were common. Medicaid patients were 36 percent more likely than private insurance patients to...
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Preliminary findings presented at this year’s American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting suggest a genetic test for HPV16 in the blood could be useful to help assess risk for patients, and could help identify patients suitable for...
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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
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
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
UNC expert available to discuss latest development in search for AIDS vaccine.
24-Sep-2009 12:40 PM EDT
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 available for interview at UNC-Chapel Hill.
5-Aug-2009 5:00 PM EDT