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  • Amanda Nelson and Leigh Callahan Discuss Arthritis in Wall Street Journal Article

    Amanda Nelson, MD, MSCR, and Leigh Callahan, PhD, are interviewed in a Wall Street Journal article about the incidences of arthritis and osteoarthritis, discussing the reasons for an increasing number of affected Americans while recognizing how to reduce disease progression.

  • Sharpless Discusses NCI Priorities

    Ned Sharpless, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute and former director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, outlined his priorities in a speech at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting and in an interview with the Washington Post.

  • Lisa A. Carey, MD, was named to the Susan G. Komen Scientific Advisory Board

    Lisa Carey is Appointed to Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board

    As a member of Susan G. Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board, UNC Lineberger’s Lisa A. Carey, MD, chief of the division of hematology and oncology, will be responsible for helping guide Komen’s $956 million research program – second only to the U.S. government in funding of breast cancer research.

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    Study Shows Home-Delivered Meals Reduce ER Visits

    Dr. Seth Berkowitz from the division of general medicine and clinical epidemiology led a study that investigated the potential for meal delivery programs to reduce the use of costly health care and decrease spending for vulnerable patients.

  • Meredith Gilliam, MD

    Featured Physician: Meredith Gilliam, MD

    Dr. Meredith Gilliam is an assistant clinical professor in the division of geriatric medicine.

  • Research Highlights: Cardiology

    Anil Gehi, MD, Streamlining Triage for AFib Patients to Increase Care Coordination and Prevent Hospitalizations Dr. Anil Gehi’s research focus is on innovative approaches to atrial fibrillation (AFib), from detailed understanding of patient symptomatology, techniques of ablation, processes of care in AFib management, and outcomes research through complex analyses of big data. In … Continued

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    Liu Lab Receives $2 Million Grant for Heart Research

    Jiandong Liu, PhD, assistant professor of pathology, member of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute, and director of the Zebrafish Aquaculture Core facility, has received a $2-million research grant from the NIH for his project “Molecular regulation of ventricular chamber maturation.”

  • Dr. Wesley Burks

    Peanut allergy therapy proves effective during phase 3 clinical trial

    Wesley Burks, MD, was a principal investigator on the phase 3 PALISADE trial to determine the efficacy of the AR101 oral immunotherapy developed by Aimmune Therapeutics for people allergic to peanuts.

  • Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH

    Juliano Fights Antimalarial Resistance

    Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, associate professor of medicine, has been asked to join the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network’s (WWARN) Scientific Advisory Committee.

  • Dr. Evan Dellon

    Evan Dellon, MD, Wins 2018 Pilot Innovation Award, the Ninth Win For Medicine

    The UNC Center for Health Innovation has announced winning teams for the sixth annual Pilot Innovation Awards. Evan Dellon, MD, from the department of medicine’s division of gastroenterology and hepatobiology is principal investigator for a team that will study a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis. To date, nine winning teams from the department of medicine have received Pilo … Continued

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    Kirkman Chairs National Diabetes Education Program

    Marian Sue Kirkman, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the UNC Diabetes Care Center’s Clinical Trials Unit, has been appointed chair of the National Diabetes Education Program. Kirkman’s term as chair began on January 1, 2018.

  • UNC’s #1 Primary Care Ranking Includes General Medicine, Geriatrics and Family Medicine

    In the organization’s annual rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC School of Medicine 1st in primary care–a distinction that includes general medicine and geriatrics in the department of medicine, as well as the department of family medicine.