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    Monroe Receives NIH Award To Help Guide Development of New Therapeutics For Bleeding

    Dougald Monroe, PhD, professor medicine in the division of hematology and member of the UNC Blood Research Center, has received an NIH NHLBI award. The R01HL151984 grant “An integrated computational and experimental approach to understanding the hemostatic response during treatment of bleeding” was awarded four years of funding and will enable researchers to create better mathema … Continued

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    Mackman, Key Receive Emerging Challenges Grant to Combat COVID-19

    The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS have awarded pilot funding to three teams for the 2020 Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Awards in a call highlighting research to address the COVID-19 pandemic. From the department of medicine, Nigel Mackman, PhD, FAHA, John C. Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine and associate director for basic science for the UNC Blood Re … Continued

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    Key Featured in ASH Clinical News About Coagulation Dysregulation

    Nigel Key, MBChB, FRCP, the Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor in the division of hematology and director of the UNC Blood Research Center was featured in  American Society of Hematology Clinical News discussing recommendations for hospitalized patients with COVID-19. “The published studies so far suggest that the more profound the COVID-19 infection, the more likely that … Continued

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    Weiss, Vincent Eye Personalized, Adaptive Cancer Vaccine

    Ben Vincent, MD, and Jared Weiss, MD, are in the final stages of launching a clinical trial for a therapy they’re calling PANDA-VAC, which stands for “personalized and adaptive vaccine.” They say an upcoming clinical trial is their shot at curing lung and head and neck squamous cell carcinomas — cancers linked to smoking. Both are associate professors of medicine in the division … Continued

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    Serody and Basch Will Lead Divisions in Realignment of Hematology and Oncology

    In a realignment of the division of hematology and oncology that will form two divisions from one, Ron Falk, MD, chair of the UNC Department of Medicine has appointed  Jonathan Serody, MD, chief of hematology and Ethan Basch, MD, chief of oncology. Melba Ribeiro, MPH, will serve both divisions as associate chief for administration. “The division of hematology and oncology has gro … Continued