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$3.3 million to fund study of comparative effectiveness of prostate cancer therapies
Thursday, July 29, 2010 — UNC Lineberger team will examine minority, underserved populations.
Located in News / 2010 / July
'Eating for two' has consequences for mom and baby
Friday, May 22, 2009 — A new study finds that women who eat an extra 500 calories a day during pregnancy increase their risk of gaining too much weight by 10 percent. Gaining too much weight is linked with complications at birth, such as pre-eclampsia or requiring a C-section, as well as higher odds that both mom and child will be obese later in life.
Located in News / 2009 / May
'Promising' UNC medical school faculty awarded Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 — Three faculty members in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have been awarded Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine.
Located in News / 2008 / October
30 years of HIV/AIDS research and treatment at UNC
On June 5, 1981, the first medical article about a disease eventually known as AIDS was published. The following timeline highlights HIV/AIDS research and treatment at the University of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Health Care System since 1981.
Located in News / 2011 / June
A piece of history (and research) goes up
Mon, July 11, 2011 — Stephanie Crayton of UNC Health Care's News Team shares her thoughts, in words and video, after witnessing the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis. On board the shuttle were a group of 30 mice being sent into space as part of a UNC-led study of an experimental treatment for bone loss.
Located in News / 2011 / July
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
AACR Names Perou 2009 Outstanding Investigator for Breast Cancer Research
Monday, December 7, 2009 — Calling his work “one of the most important findings in breast cancer and health disparities in the last decade,” the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has named Charles M. Perou, PhD the 2009 Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
Located in News / 2009 / December
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
Acute Hepatitis A evades immune system more effectively than chronic cousin
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 — In comparing data from experiments with Hepatitis A and Hepatitis C, the research team found that Hepatitis A virus, which causes only acute, self-limited disease, is more efficient at inhibiting the host’s interferon response, and that the virus can actually linger in the body for almost a year.
Located in News / 2011 / June
Air-pollution expert explains how to take care of your lungs during ozone season
Thursday, April 22, 2010 — April's warm, sunny days mark the beginning of ozone season. UNC Health Care expert David Peden, MD, the director of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology at the UNC School of Medicine, explains what his research shows about ozone pollution and how you can protect yourself.
Located in News / 2010 / April