Getting to the Heart of Congenital Cardiac Defects

June 12, 2018

UNC researchers led by Frank Conlon, PhD, shed light on how gene defects lead to congenital heart malformations. Dr. Conlon’s study includes research conducted in collaboration with the lab of Ian Davis, MD, PhD. Read more >>

June 2018 Update

June 2, 2018

In addition to our regular CRI Activities Update, this month’s Research Focus highlights collaborative work from the team led by Matthew Laughon, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics in the division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Activities Update:  The latest news announcement on the Mary Ellen Jones building renovation can be found here. The renovation schedule remains on track for labs … Continued

May 2018 Update

May 5, 2018

In preparation for the May seminar, please take our quick survey on your knowledge, perception and clinical experience with e-cigarettes. Participation in the survey is not required to attend the seminar. In addition to our regular CRI Activities Update, this month’s Research Focus highlights collaborative work from the team led by Ilona Jaspers, PhD; Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology/Immunology and … Continued

April 2018 Update

April 3, 2018

In addition to our regular CRI Activities Update, this month’s Research Focus highlights collaborative work from the team led by Joseph Piven, MD; Professor of Psychiatry; Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD); and Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology. Activities Update: In the spirit of increasing collaborations and broadening attendance, … Continued

Could a Pill Help with Peanut Allergies?

March 19, 2018

Dr. Wesley Burks was featured in an ABC News story about peanut immunotherapy after the publication of a recent study he co-authored in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. Read more >>

March 2018 Update

March 1, 2018

In addition to our regular CRI Activities Update, this month’s Research Focus highlights collaborative work from the team led by Aravinda de Silva, PhD, MPH, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and a member of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases. Activities Update: We held our Medical Foundation Board of Visitors meeting on February … Continued

January 2018 Update

January 20, 2018

In addition to our regular CRI Activities Update, this month’s Research Focus highlights collaborative work from the team led by Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatric and Genetics. Activities Update: This past month we have been busy with research grants. We had a Creativity Hub submission to the UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for … Continued

Willis, Johnson Win CFTK Research Grants

January 2, 2018

After careful review by our primary and secondary reviewers on our Review Committee, we are excited to announce that Zachary Willis, MD, MPH was recommended and received approval for the CFTK Faculty Award, and Jacob Johnson, MD was recommended and received approval for the CFTK Fellows Award.