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  • Pew-Thian Yap

    UNC Researchers Study Using AI in MRI Artefact Removal

    The UNC Radiology Image Analysis Group, led by Dr. Pew-Thian Yap, has successfully found that deep learning can be used to identify poor-quality images in milliseconds. Their study hopes to increase timely decision-making with MRI re-scans.

  • Nicole Short

    UNC Researcher is Awarded Sleep Innovation Research Grant

    Dr. Nicole Short, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, was awarded the Sleep Innovation Research Grant by the Departments of Allied Health Sciences Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology. Dr. Short will investigate the intersection of poor sleep and exposure to trauma among women. Her study may support future sleep interventions in order … Continued

  • Le Qian

    UNC Research Awarded Emerging Investigator Award and $6.5M in funding from NIH

    Dr. Li Qian has received the Emerging Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH. The award includes $6.5M in funding over 7 years to support the Qian Lab, which is focused on developing and refining reprogramming approaches to repair injured hearts.

  • Seth Berkowitz

    “Food is Medicine” Research Team Receives Second NIH Grant

    The “Food is Medicine” research partnership led by Dr. Seth Berkowitz is awarded a $3.25M grant by the National Institutes of Health. This second grant will support further research of medically tailored meal programs and investigate how addressing food insecurity impacts diabetes management for people with HIV.

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