Virtual Lung Project Showcased by Campaign for Carolina

January 24, 2020

The Campaign for Carolina has showcased the Virtual Lung Project for its innovation in combating respiratory diseases. The Virtual Lung Project is helmed by a team of UNC researchers that includes Richard Superfine, PhD, and Richard C. Boucher, MD. Read the story here.

Jaspers Interviewed on Kaiser Health News Regarding Cigarettes & Vaping

November 7, 2019

Ilona Jaspers, PhD, has been interviewed on the Kaiser Health News website about how pitting vaping against cigarette use is the wrong comparison to make when considering the issue of vaping-related illnesses. The interview, “Cigarettes Vs. Vaping: That’s The ‘Wrong Comparison,’ Says Inhalation Researcher,” can be found here.

Knowles Lab Wins UNC Freezer Challenge

October 29, 2019

The Knowles Lab is the winner of the UNC Freezer Challenge, which is a challenge sponsored by UNC Green Labs for researchers to reduce energy usage in lab freezers. As a prize, the Knowles Lab received an energy-efficient -80°C freezer. As noted on the UNC Green Labs website, “UNC Green Labs works with all members … Continued

Drummond and Jaspers Consulted for ABC News Stories About Vaping-Related Illnesses

October 18, 2019

M. Bradley Drummond, MD MHS, and Ilona Jaspers, PhD, have both been consulted and quoted for ABC News stories about the health effects of vaping, with Dr. Drummond appearing in video segments to discuss the similarities between flu symptoms and vaping-related illness symptoms. The stories, both published on the ABC 11 Eyewitness News site, can … Continued

Drummond Consulted for Article About Similar Symptoms for Flu & Vaping Illness

October 11, 2019

M. Bradley Drummond, MD MHS, has been consulted and quoted for a news article about the difficulty in distinguishing symptoms of flu from symptoms of vaping-related illness. The article, “Flu, vaping illnesses difficult to distinguish and costly to treat,” was published in the Carolina Journal and can be found here.