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Researchers Target Proteins, Pathways Behind Congenital Heart Disease

The research provides scientists with much-needed information to identify biological causes for congenital heart disease, or CHD.
6-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Adolescents are Aware of and Invested in the Potential Impacts of Abortion Restrictions, Study Says

The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that many adolescents – across a diversity of ages, genders, and geographies – are aware of and concerned about the potential impacts of abortion restrictions.
1-Jun-2023 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Key Role for Human T Cells in the Control of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection

A new study published in JCI Insight, led by Angela Wahl, PhD, Raymond Pickles, PhD, and J. Victor Garcia, PhD, with the International Center for the Advancement of Translational Science (ICATS), the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and...
24-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A New Strategy to Break Through Bacterial Barriers in Chronic Treatment-Resistant Wounds

Researchers in UNC’s School of Medicine’s department of Microbiology and Immunology and the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a new strategy to improve drug-delivery into chronic wounds infections.
22-May-2023 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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HPV Self-Collection Kits Increase Screening Among Under-screened, Under-served Women in North Carolina

Five years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a global call to eliminate cervical cancer. Because nearly all cervical cancers are caused by an initial infection with oncogenic types of human papillomavirus (HPV), screening for the...
12-May-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mammalian Evolution Provides Hints for Understanding the Origins of Human Disease

Even though it is important to know where these variations are located in the genome, it's also useful to know how or why these genetic variations happened in the first place. Sullivan hopes that other researchers will make use of the new and...
27-Apr-2023 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A New Primary Care Model Proves Effective for Patients with Severe Mental Illness

A new analysis led by Alex K. Gertner, MD, PhD, psychiatry resident at UNC Hospitals, has added further evidence that the new model is effective.
10-Apr-2023 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Enhance New Neurons to Restore Memory, Elevate Mood in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Model

UNC School of Medicine scientists demonstrated that stimulating a brain region called Supramammilary nucleus (SuM) located in the hypothalamus effectively enhanced adult-born neurons in the otherwise impaired Alzheimer’s brains of mice.
10-Apr-2023 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Lineberger Experts Available at AACR Annual Meeting 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center experts are available to provide expert commentary and feedback on research presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018.
13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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UNC Expert Publishes Commentary About Recent Change in Donor Lung Allocation Policy

Dr. Thomas Egan of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine says that a recent change in donor lung allocation policy was long overdue. However, because the change happened over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in response to litigation,...
16-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST

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

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

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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

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