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Scientists Discover Curious Clues in the War Between CF Bacteria

This research shows that both Pseudomonas and Burkholderia use toxic weaponry, called Type VI Secretion Systems (T6SS), to compete with and establish dominance over each other. It could be possible to target or mimic this weaponry to defeat the...
7-Aug-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Researchers Find Increase in Comorbidities among Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure

A study recently published in the journal Circulation looks at temporal trends in the burden of comorbidities and associated risk of mortality among patients with heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), in which the left...
30-Jul-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Excellent Research Results for CAR-T Cell Therapy Against Hodgkin Lymphoma

CAR-T cell therapy, which attacks cancer cells using a person’s reprogrammed immune cells, has been used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma with remarkable success for the first time, according to the results of an early phase clinical trial.
23-Jul-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 and Health Equity: Time to Think Big

Authors of a new perspective on health inequities say that, in addition to health policy and individual-level efforts, social policy solutions are needed. They identify two key lessons from the pandemic: public policy enables public health and...
22-Jul-2020 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health, Bioethics Experts and Advocates Publish Guidance for Research on HIV, Co-infections in Pregnancy

The PHASES Working Group, co-led by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill, Georgetown, and Johns Hopkins, launched ethics guidance at hivpregnancyethics.org, in a project dedicated to ending the evidence gap for pregnant women around HIV and co-infections.
10-Jul-2020 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Researcher Leads National Survey on Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

26-Jun-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Roth Leads $26.9 Million Project to Create Better Psychiatric Medications

Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a team of internationally acclaimed researchers led by UNC School of Medicine’s Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, aims to create new medications to effectively and rapidly treat depression, anxiety,...
16-Jun-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Reduces Hypoglycemia in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Results from a six-month, multi-site clinical trial called the Wireless Innovation for Seniors with Diabetes Mellitus (WISDM) Study Group have been published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
16-Jun-2020 12:35 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

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#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

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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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