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UNC ObGyn, Orange County Department of Health Receive Funding to Reduce Inequities in Maternal Health Care and Outcomes

The joint study between the UNC School of Medicine and the Orange County Health Department has been awarded a $21 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to make pregnancy and birth safer for North...
1-Dec-2023 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Novel Study Finds Aspirin-free Regimen Benefits Patients with LVAD

The clinical trial, led by Mirnela Byku, MD, PhD, MBA, at the UNC School of Medicine, found that excluding aspirin from the antithrombotic regimen in patients with a levitated left ventricular assist device is safe.
29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Low-Quality Studies on Early Interventions for Autism Dominate the Field, Researchers Say

A new meta-analysis led by Micheal Sandbank, PhD, an assistant professor at the UNC School of Medicine, reveals a crucial need for more high-quality early intervention studies to help clinicians understand how to better support children diagnosed...
20-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists Piece Together DNA Repair Pathway Implicated in Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancers

Susanna Stroik, PhD, and Dale Ramsden, PhD, in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the UNC School of Medicine, have learned more about an enzyme found to be overly expressed in patients with hereditary breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and...
15-Nov-2023 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Antibodies to Cow’s Milk Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Analyses led by Corinne Keet, MD, PhD, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, of two longitudinal studies reveal how an increased level of an antibody called immunoglobin (IgE) to cow’s milk is associated to cardiovascular-related...
9-Nov-2023 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New, Promising Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma Starting at UNC Health

UNC Health is the only academic healthcare system in North Carolina and the South participating in the randomized trial, which aims to assess the safety and efficacy of a combination immunotherapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients.
7-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Show SARS-Cov-2 Infection Affects Energy Stores in the Body, Causing Organ Failure

An international research team, including Jonathan C. Schisler, PhD, in the UNC School of Medicine, has found how SARS-CoV-2 causes widespread “energy outages” throughout major organs, and how these effects contribute to debilitating long COVID...
31-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Procedure at UNC Restores Eyesight, Sensation for Patients with Rare Eye Condition

Matthew Miller, MD, Daniel Rubinstein, MD, and Hussam Banna, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine joined forces to perform the first corneal neurotization procedure at UNC, a life-changing surgery for patients who have neurotrophic keratitis.
31-Oct-2023 10:05 AM 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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