Thursday, February 25, 2010 — The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers program (AHEC) has been awarded $13.6 million to help primary care health-care providers adopt electronic health records and other health information technology.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 — More Americans than ever are suffering from allergies. As spring allergy season approaches, expert Maya Jerath explains what researchers do – and do not – know about why we get them.
Monday, February 22, 2010 — Larry Keith was remembered by friends and family at the St. Paul AME Church in Raleigh on Monday, Feb. 22.
Monday, February 22, 2010 — Derek Chiang, PhD, assistant professor of genetics in the UNC School of Medicine, has been named a 2010 Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Chiang is one of 118 recipients of the prestigious award.
Thursday, February 18, 2010 — New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the addition or removal of a certain type of chemical tag – called an acetyl group – onto metabolic enzymes plays a key role in how cellular metabolism is regulated.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 — Larry Keith, a pioneer in recruiting minority students into the health professions, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 from cancer. He was 58.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 — The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 — Physicians who conducted a pilot study at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center found that therapy before surgery with the drug sorafenib can reduce the size of large tumors and could be safely undertaken administered without adding significantly to the risks of surgery.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 — For 54 of his 58 years, Jack Newmann of Cary, N.C. has lived with Type I diabetes and its consequences, but he hasn’t stopped living.
Friday, February 12, 2010 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced today that Gary Mesibov, Ph.D. will step down as director of its program for the Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children, known as TEACCH. Mesibov spent 31 of his 35 years on the UNC faculty at TEACCH.
NCSU's sixth annual Krispy Kreme Challenge expects to draw 6,000 runners and raise more than $40,000 for N.C. Children's Hospital
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 — One hour. Four miles. Twelve doughnuts. 2400 calories. Tens of thousands of dollars for North Carolina Children's Hospital!
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 — The research, published online Jan. 31, 2010, in the journal Nature Genetics, presents the first high-resolution atlas of these regulatory elements in the most studied cell type for treatment and prevention of type II diabetes.
Monday, February 1, 2010 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined more than 51 research institutions around the United States in making information about its clinical research trials available on ResearchMatch, the country’s first registry for recruiting research participants.