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    NOTES from Japan

    In 2016, Dr. Ian Grimm completed a summer sabbatical in Japan, where he studied endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) with master endoscopists at nine major medical centers throughout the country. He has since applied these cutting-edge skills within our growing UNC Advanced and Therapeutic Endoscopy Program.

  • Drs. Ada Adimora, Joe Eron and Stephen Cole

    New Approaches to HIV Clinical Trials for Black Women and HIV

    US black women and HIV prevention is the focus of a new intervention strategy by Drs. Ada Adimora, Joe Eron and Stephen Cole in the department of medicine’s division of infectious diseases.

  • Fear of Movement is Associated with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center (TARC) scientists and affiliated researchers have published a new study in Arthritis Care and Research.

  • Maureen C. Dale, MD

    Featured Physician: Maureen C. Dale, MD

    Maureen C. Dale, MD, is an assistant clinical professor in the division of geriatric medicine. Her specialty areas include outpatient primary geriatric care, geriatric syndromes including frailty and cognitive impairment, care of hospitalized older adults and graduate medical education in geriatrics.

  • Dr. Myron Cohen Researches Antibodies to Develop HIV Vaccine

    In observance of World AIDS Day, WRAL News interviewed Dr. Myron Cohen from the division of infectious diseases about UNC research that will help develop an HIV vaccine.

  • Dr. Craig Reed

    UNC Study of Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Among Top 10 Downloaded in APT Journal

    An elimination diet resulted in 40% of eosinophilic esophagitis patients achieving a histologic response, which was maintained in 20% after two years of treatment.

  • Dr. Donna Evon

    New study aims to address the opioid crisis in western North Carolina

    Three UNC researchers, two from the department of medicine, are joining forces with investigators at RTI International to devise solutions to address the opioid epidemic and related public health problems in eight counties in North Carolina’s western tip.

  • Normalizing the Conversation, Putting Advance Care Planning into Practice

    Dr. Margaret Drickamer, professor of geriatric medicine and medical director of UNC Hospice, participated in an international consensus study aimed at defining and normalizing advance care planning. The results have been published in The Lancet Oncology.

  • Consult Service gets Ventilator Dependent Patients on the ROAD

    Dr. Thomas Bice has received the Physician of the Year Award by the North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care. The award recognizes his efforts to coordinate the ROAD (Respiratory Optimization and Assistance for Discharge) Team at UNC Medical Center.

  • Research Highlights: Hematology & Oncology

    Breast Cancer Research: From Base Pairs to Populations The UNC Breast Cancer Research Program, co-led by Division member Carey Anders, MD, and renowned scientist Chuck Perou PhD, has enjoyed exceptional growth with a broad range of studies starting with population-based studies into etiology and breast cancer behavior, molecular biology and genetics, biologically-driven clinical … Continued