Dr. Seth Noar is leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers to develop, study, and test messaging to discourage e-cigarette use among adolescents. This study’s findings will inform future health communication at the local, state and national level to prevent e-cigarette use among adolescents.
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UNC School of Medicine’s Dr. Edwin Kim and Dr. Wesley Burks report results from their five-year multisite study on treatment options for children with egg allergies. Their research finds Egg Oral Immunotherapy is significantly more likely to achieve sustained unresponsiveness for children with an egg allergy, and may be a better treatment option than Baked … Continued
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has launched a new study to understand if administering one dose of azithromycin during labor can prevent infection and decrease mortality in mothers and newborns. UNC’s Dr. Carl Bose is leading a team partnering with the Kinshasa School of Public Health in the Democratic Republic of … Continued
A team of UNC researchers is partnering with UT Southwestern Medical Center to create a new method of studying intercellular signaling. Their new tool utilizes fluorescent biosensors to visualize the activity in living cells, and learn about signaling networks and cellular processes.
UNC Lineberger’s Dr. Gaorav Gupta and Dr. Shivani Sud launch a new study that explores less invasive monitoring for patients at risk for cervical cancer. This study will determine whether tracking HPV levels in urine and blood is a reliable determinant of which patients are at greatest risk.
This important initiative will focus on studying trauma and stress-related psychiatric disorders. Clinical and basic science researchers will combine their expertise to improve understanding of these conditions, with the long term goal of developing innovative therapy options for stress-related disorders.