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  • Ian Davis Awarded $1 Million by V Foundation

    The V Foundation Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board has awarded funding to Ian Davis, MD, PhD, the G. Denman Hammond Professor of Childhood Cancer in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, for his research project, “Novel mechanisms to improve CAR-T cell therapy for pediatric solid tumors”. The award is being … Continued

  • UNC Researchers Tackle the E-cigarette or Vaping Product Use–associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Epidemic

    Meghan Rebuli, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine and member of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology, shares new findings and recommendations from an expert-led workshop. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 1 in every 20 Americans use electronic cigarettes or … Continued

  • Carolina Researchers Awarded $1 Million by CZI to Combat Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Principal investigators Misty Good, MD, MS, and Scott Magness, PhD, at the UNC School of Medicine, and Jennifer Canvasser, MSW, NEC Society will lead a $1-million project funded through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to map cellular roles in necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced grants for collaborative teams of researchers and patient organizations to advance … Continued

  • UNC School of Medicine Participating in $31-Million Asthma Study

    The UNC School of Medicine has been selected to participate in a new study to examine the comparative effectiveness of asthma treatments. The project will focus on which of two treatment types – inhaled steroids or specific antibiotics, alone or together – works best in different patients. Asthma is a common chronic disease affecting more … Continued

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