Fischer and Wohl Author New England Journal Perspective on Ebola Care
UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, and David A. Wohl, MD, contributed to an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week, recognizing that patients with Ebola virus disease should be treated according to the same standard of care.
Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture Honors Stuart O. Bondurant, MD, Dean Emeritus
The Stuart O. Bondurant, MD, Dean Emeritus Memorial Lecture took place on March 14, 2019, honoring Bondurant’s countless contributions to medicine and his service to the UNC School of Medicine as Dean and CEO for over 15 years. Dr. Andrew Greganti paid homage to Bondurant's memory with a lecture called “Lifelong Learning.”
New York Times Features Landmark Study by Young and Donahue
A landmark study that showed the finger prick blood test is unnecessary for most people with type 2 diabetes is featured in the NY Times article "A Diabetes Home Test Can Be a Waste of Time and Money."
Donaldson Study Shows Ivacaftor Improves Mucociliary Clearance
Scott H. Donaldson, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is first author on a new study that shows restoring the activity of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductant regulator (CFTR) using the therapeutic agent Ivacaftor can lead to significant improvements in physiologic assessments.
Facing the Risk Empowered: Genetic Counseling and Surveillance for Gastrointestinal Cancer
Genetic testing can provide peace of mind, empower patients to take a proactive approach to their health, and it can save lives. UNC’s High-Risk Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic serves patients and families with a family history of gastrointestinal cancer and those affected by hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. Lacey Lee came to UNC to make informed decisions about her future.