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N.C. Children’s Hospital part of $12-million grant to create first-of-its-kind disease registry for inflammatory bowel disease
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 — This extraordinary collaboration will make available electronic medical record data about symptoms, treatments and outcomes for patients at multiple locations throughout the United States. It will allow doctors and researchers to assess which treatment strategies are having the greatest positive impacts on patients.
Located in News / 2010 / October
Chronic low back pain on the rise: UNC study finds 'alarming increase' in prevalence
Monday, February 9, 2009 — The proportion of people suffering from long term, impairing low back pain has more than doubled in North Carolina since the early 1990s, according to a new study.
Located in News / 2009 / February
UNC study pinpoints causes of ‘runner’s knee’
Monday, November 23, 2009 — From professional athletes to weekend warriors, the condition known as “runner’s knee” is a painful and potentially debilitating injury suffered by millions of people – although until now, it has been unclear just what causes it.
Located in News / 2009 / November
UNC wins $8.6 million NIH award to establish a Center of Excellence to study underlying causes of psychiatric disorders
Monday, September 28, 2009 — Autism, depression, anxiety. Antipsychotic drug side effects. What are the genetic and environmental factors that underlie and contribute to these complex problems? And how do genes and environment interact to shape them?
Located in News / 2009 / September
UNC scientists awarded grant to study causes of pediatric cancer
Thursday, October 16, 2008 — Andrew Olshan, Ph.D., professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been awarded a grant worth nearly $2.9 million from the National Cancer Institute to study the causes of neuroblastoma.
Located in News / 2008 / October
UNC awarded $4.8 million to test dengue fever vaccines
Thursday, October 16, 2008 — The Carolina Vaccine Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $4.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create and test possible vaccines for dengue fever.
Located in News / 2008 / October
Bear wins Hettleman Prize
Thursday, August 26, 2010 — Four promising faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2010 / August
First comprehensive report on state's multiple tobacco programs shows major successes
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 — North Carolina is making huge strides in tobacco use prevention and cessation, according to the first comprehensive evaluation of the state’s multiple tobacco programs, recently released by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Located in News / 2008 / December
Protein changes in immune system determine ability to control HIV without drugs
Thursday, November 4, 2010 — A small number of people with HIV have the ability to control the infection without drugs. New results from a multinational study involving more than 300 investigators at over 200 institutions around the world may have found a genetic basis to explain how this happens.
Located in News / 2010 / November
UNC eating disorders program director receives national research award
Wednesday, October 01, 2008 — Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eating Disorders Program, has received the 2008 Price Family Award for Research Excellence from the National Eating Disorders Association.
Located in News / 2008 / October