December

UNC faculty elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Thursday, December 18, 2008 — Three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

UNC faculty elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science - Read More…

UNC grants license to start-up medical imaging company

Thursday, December 18, 2008 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has granted NextRay Inc. an exclusive license to develop and commercialize defraction enhanced imaging (DEI) technology, which creates X-ray images through the defraction instead of the absorption of X-ray beams.

UNC grants license to start-up medical imaging company - Read More…

UNC professor recognized for service to HIV/STD care in North Carolina

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 — Peter A. Leone, M.D., associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded the 2008 Marty Prairie Award.

UNC professor recognized for service to HIV/STD care in North Carolina - Read More…

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.

First comprehensive report on state's multiple tobacco programs shows major successes - Read More…

Shared survival mechanism explains why 'good' nerve cells last and 'bad' cancer cells flourish

Monday, December 15, 2008 — Cancer cells and nervous system neurons may not look or act alike, but both use strikingly similar ways to survive, according to new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

Shared survival mechanism explains why 'good' nerve cells last and 'bad' cancer cells flourish - Read More…

UNC set to take charge of U.S. energy department’s Collaborative Cross research project

Thursday, December 11, 2008 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in January begins moving its unique colony of 8,000 mice known as the Collaborative Cross to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

UNC set to take charge of U.S. energy department’s Collaborative Cross research project - Read More…

Moll honored by National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia

Thursday, December 11, 2008 — Stephan Moll, M.D., an associate professor in the division of hematology and oncology in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, recently received the first Medical and Scientific Leadership Award given by the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT).

Moll honored by National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia - Read More…

Buse receives American Diabetes Association’s distinguished service award

Monday, December 8, 2008 — UNC's John B. Buse, M.D., Ph.D., recently received the Banting Medal for Service from the American Diabetes Association after completing a term as the ADA’s president for medicine and science.

Buse receives American Diabetes Association’s distinguished service award - Read More…