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UNC researchers receive $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration Grant to develop male contraceptive
Monday, May 10, 2010 — The grant will support an innovative global health research project conducted by James Tsuruta, PhD, and Paul Dayton, PhD, titled “Ultrasound as a long-term, reversible contraceptive.”
Located in News / 2010 / May
UNC Allergist Elected to National Board
Monday, March 8, 2010 — David B. Peden, MD, MS, FAAAAI, from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC researchers receive grants to improve Alzheimer's care
Thursday, October 16, 2008 — Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $540,000, three-year grant for a project aimed at increasing the number of doctors in North Carolina with expertise in treating patients with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Located in News / 2008 / October
Can you prevent Alzheimer's disease by doing crossword puzzles?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 — For National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month this November, two Alzheimer's disease experts at the University of North Carolina explain what researchers know – and don’t know – about preventing the disease.
Located in News / 2010 / November
New drug taken once daily shows promise for type 2 diabetes
Monday, June 8, 2009 — A study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine researchers has shown that the investigational new drug liraglutide taken once daily may be safer and more effective than currently available medications for people with type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2009 / June
Abused children more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
Monday, March 8, 2010 — Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than children who have not been abused, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 — UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.
Located in News / 2009 / October
Unearthing King Tet: Key protein influences stem cell fate
Sunday, July 18, 2010 — UNC researchers reveal how a protein called Tet1 helps stem cells keep their “stemness” in a paper published in Nature.
Located in News / 2010 / July
UNC project takes on heart disease in heart of U.S. ‘stroke belt’
Monday, May 3, 2010 — A new $10 million grant will help researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and East Carolina University collaborate with health-care practitioners and community leaders in Lenoir County to tackle heart disease, the county’s leading cause of death.
Located in News / 2010 / May
UNC Lineberger Board of Visitors Elects Chair, Vice-Chair
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 — Betty Ray McCain of Wilson, N.C. and Gordon Grubb of Raleigh, N.C. have been elected chair and vice-chair of the Board of Visitors of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Center is part of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2009 / May