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Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities celebrates new space
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 — The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities is one of the few comprehensive centers for developmental disabilities in the United States dedicated to research, training and multi-disciplinary comprehensive clinical services for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages and their families.
Located in News / 2010 / October
UNC physician authors editorial on cost-effectiveness study for colon cancer screening
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 — Russell Harris, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at UNC and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, wrote the editorial in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Located in News / 2010 / July
UNC study: Color-coded chart improves parents’ understanding of body mass index (BMI)
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 — In the study, published in the September/October 2009 issue of journal Academic Pediatrics, a sample of 163 parents of children seen at pediatric clinics at UNC and Vanderbilt University were tested to assess their understanding of BMI, their health literacy and their math abilities.
Located in News / 2009 / September
Study pinpoints new role of molecule in the health of body’s back-up blood circulation
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have discovered that the abundance of tiny specialized blood vessels in a healthy individual and their growth or remodeling into “natural bypass vessels” depends on how much of a key signaling molecule—called nitric oxide—is present.
Located in News / 2010 / May
TEACCH program to move to AHEC
Friday, July 16, 2010 — Search for permanent director ongoing.
Located in News / 2010 / July
Pregnancy-related depression linked to eating disorders and abuse histories
Thu, June 16, 2011 — Having a history of eating disorders or abuse may increase a woman’s risk for developing depression during and after pregnancy, according to new research from UNC. The finding could influence how doctors screen patients during prenatal visits.
Located in News / 2011 / June
PrEP treatment prevented HIV transmission in humanized mice
Monday, January 19, 2010 — Systemic pre-exposure administration of antiretroviral drugs provides protection against intravenous and rectal transmission of HIV in mice with human immune systems, according to a new study published Jan. 21, 2010 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Located in News / 2010 / January
Irelands north and south in cross border research collaboration with UNC
Monday, November 1, 2010 — The joint NIH (to UNC), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland matching grant totals roughly $2 million a year over four years.
Located in News / 2010 / November
UNC physician-scientist receives grant to study breast cancer brain metastases
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 — The grant will fund laboratory research to test whether a new class of drugs called PARP-inhibitors, which have successfully been used to treat other types of cancers, along with nanoparticle anti-cancer agents may be effective in treating brain metastases from triple-negative breast cancer.
Located in News / 2011 / March
Raj Pruthi named chief of urologic surgery in UNC School of Medicine
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 — In addition to his new role as division chief, Pruthi is an associate professor of surgery and director of urologic oncology. He also serves as disease group leader for the Genitourinary Oncology program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in News / 2010 / December