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real doctors, real people — Dr. Maria Ferris
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 — Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin introduces his video profile of Dr. Maria Ferris, a kidney disease specialist who also has quite a flair for making beautiful wedding cakes.
Located in News / 2010 / October
real doctors, real people - David Peden
Wed, Apr 6, 2011 — Dr. David Peden, a pediatrician at UNC who also does extensive research with the EPA, studying the effects of pollution on the human body, is not what you might typically think of when you imagine a judoka (a person who practices judo).
Located in News / 2011 / April
Free February 23 Melanoma Patient Day Symposium Features Updates and Support
Mon, Jan 24, 2011 — The program will feature talks by physician/scientists and a patient’s parents on topics ranging from indoor tanning to clinical trials and from genetic testing to psychosocial support for melanoma patients.
Located in News / 2011 / January
Family House Diaries: Beating cancer recurrence time and again
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 — This is the third in a new series from UNC Health Care that focuses on the stories of UNC Hospitals patients and their families who live in the SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals while receiving or awaiting treatment.
Located in News / 2009 / July
UNC scientists describe new protein’s role in immune response to pathogens
Mon, June 27, 2011 — A new finding by UNC scientists provides a window into how the immune system initially reacts to a virus invader, as well as how a subgroup of proteins plays a role in returning the immune system to a normal surveillance function.
Located in News / 2011 / June
Common cold virus efficiently delivers corrected gene to cystic fibrosis cells
Monday, July 20, 2009 — Scientists have worked for 20 years to perfect gene therapy for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, which causes the body to produce dehydrated, thicker-than-normal mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life threatening infections.
Located in News / 2009 / July
Introduction to Program Evaluation Workshop Series
The NC TraCS Institute, in collaboration with Wake AHEC and Greensboro AHEC, proudly co-sponsor a series of FREE workshops on research topics.
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Pillow Talk: When your valentine has had a heart attack
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 — Drs. Cam Patterson and Paula Miller, both UNC Health Care cardiologists, tackle a taboo subject: Is it OK for a couple to resume their sex life after one of them has had a heart attack? And if so, what do they need to be aware of?
Located in News / 2009 / February
Participatory Research Approaches Workshop
The Participatory Research Approaches Workshops will provide an overview of research approaches that involve communities as research partners. This training will introduce community-based participatory research (CBPR), and cover the guiding principles, benefits, and challenges of this approach. This training will also feature a presentation by community experts on a specific participatory research project based in North Carolina. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: •Describe the guiding principles of participatory approaches to research •Understand concepts related to Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) •List the benefits and challenges of engaging in community-based research •Describe some of the tools and approaches to doing community-based research •Discuss a particular research project based in North Carolina
Located in Events
NC TraCS Child Health Research Interest Group
NC TraCS is facilitating various theme research interest groups. These interest groups serve as a forum to bring investigators together, throughout UNC and beyond, to identify and address challenges in translational research.
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