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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
UNC scientists tackle viral mysteries
Monday, June 29, 2009 — Scientists know that some cancers are triggered by viruses, which take over cellular systems and cause uncontrolled cell growth. Doctors – and patients who get shingles late in life – have also known for many years that some viruses, particularly the herpes virus, can lie dormant in a person’s cells for long periods of time and then reactivate, causing disease. These viruses also cause significant disease in immunosuppressed people and those living with HIV/AIDS.
Located in News / 2009 / June
UNC study: New genomic test may guide breast cancer treatment choices
Monday, February 9, 2009 — Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new genomic test designed to help clinicians predict which breast cancer patients are most likely to survive the disease and which treatments may be most effective in increasing those chances of survival.
Located in News / 2009 / February
Study: Specific PTSD symptoms related to anger and aggressiveness among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 — Focusing on certain PTSD symptoms may be key to treating anger among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans, according to a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Veterans Affairs researchers.
Located in News / 2010 / June
UNC scientist receives grant to address lung cancer disparities
Samuel Cykert, MD, has received a $1.8 million five-year grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS) to study “Lung Cancer Surgery: Decisions Against Life Saving Care.”
Located in News / 2011 / May
A single atom controls motility required for bacterial infection
Monday, January 4, 2010 — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk. The finding identifies a key step in the process by which bacteria infect their hosts, and could one day lead to new drug targets to prevent infection.
Located in News / 2010 / January
Arthritis Foundation's 2012 Triangle Arthritis Walk
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