NC State and UNC School of Medicine researchers, co-led by Tom Egan, MD, developed a technique to provide non-invasive assessments of lung conditions. Read the full story here.
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David Peden, MD, was consulted for a 17 News story that posed the question of whether firefighters may be at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to smoke exposure. The story and video can be found here.
SARS-CoV-2 images produced by Camille Ehre, PhD, and recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine have been featured in an article in LiveScience. The article, “Creepy Images Show Airway Cells Teeming with SARS-CoV-2,” can be read here.
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine led by Blossom Damania, PhD, Dirk Dittmer, PhD, and David Peden, MD, collaborated with UNC Health and found that 0.8 percent of patients who came to a UNC Health facility for non-COVID-19 related reasons during the NC stay-at-home mandate tested positive for this coronavirus. Read the full story … Continued
High-powered images from the UNC School of Medicine lab of Camille Ehre, PhD, show the COVID-19 virus on a human respiratory surface — and underscore the need for wearing masks. View the images and read the fully story, “The frightening appearance of COVID-19 infected cells,” here.
SARS-CoV-2 images produced by Camille Ehre, PhD, and recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine have been featured in an article about COVID-19 infections by Canada’s CTV News. The article can be read here.
The trade magazine Pulmonology Consultant asked Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, four important questions about mucin abnormalities in early COPD. Read the summary of that story here, and read the full article in Pulmonology Consultant here.
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund honored Brian Conlon, PhD, as a 2020 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award for his work on antibiotic resistance. Read the full story here.
The UNC School of Medicine lab of Camille Ehre, PhD, generated high-powered microscopic images showing startlingly high SARS-CoV-2 viral loads on human respiratory surfaces, ready to spread infection in infected individuals and transmit infection to others. The images have been featured in the New England Journal of Medicine‘s “Images in Medicine” section. See the images … Continued
Richard C. Boucher, MD, was featured in a Fox News story about the importance of proper mask-wearing in the context of COVID-19. The article, “‘Half-masking’ may increase coronavirus risk, study finds,” can be read here.