July

A piece of history (and research) goes up

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.

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UNC tapped to lead national effort to find a cure for AIDS

UNC tapped to lead national effort to find a cure for AIDS

Mon, July 11, 2011 — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a $32 million, five-year federal grant to develop ways to cure people with HIV by purging the virus hiding in the immune systems of patients taking antiretroviral therapy. Tackling this latent virus is considered key to a cure for AIDS.

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Second round of Health-e-NC pilot projects funded statewide

Wed, July 6, 2011 — Five new projects have been funded under the second round of Health-e- NC (Health for Everyone in North Carolina) grants program. The program provides pilot funding in support of the University Cancer Research Fund’s strategic goal of optimizing cancer outcomes in North Carolina.

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Bone loss prevention experiment on the last space shuttle flight

Bone loss prevention experiment on the last space shuttle flight

Tue, July 5, 2011 — Researchers in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/North Carolina State University joint biomedical engineering department will be at the Kennedy Space Center for the last space shuttle launch of the NASA program as Atlantis departs for its final mission into Earth’s orbit.

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