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    Six Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

    The annual list of highly cited researchers from Thomson Reuters recognizes the most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers than rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. In 2019, fewer than 6,300, or .1% of the world’s researchers, across 21 research fields, have earned this exclusive … Continued

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    New Fellowship Grant Will Provide Training in Non-Interventional Vascular Medicine

    Vascular disease can manifest as thrombosis, arteriosclerosis, vasculitis, vasospasm or aneurysm formation, and care for the patient is frequently split between a variety of subspecialties. These include cardiologists, vascular surgeons, internists, neurologists, nephrologists, and hematologists, with a variety of support systems. Vascular medicine unifies every organ system, wit … Continued

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    NCI Appoints Gopal Director of Center for Global Health

    The National Cancer Institute has named Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, director of the NCI Center for Global Health.  Gopal is a physician-scientist who led the cancer program for UNC Project-Malawi, a research and care collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Malawi Ministry of Health, since 2012. Gopal holds faculty appointments in the UNC School of … Continued

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    Nyrop Receives Grant to Study Interventions for Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, assistant professor of hematology/oncology and UNC Lineberger member, has received a $50,000 award from the Integrated Approach to Breast Health Equity Competitive Grant Program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Pfizer. Nyrop will lead a one-year qualitative resea … Continued

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    Sparkenbaugh, Lee Receive Scholar Awards from American Society of Hematology

    Erica Sparkenbaugh, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, and Robert Lee, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the department of biochemistry and biophysics, have been selected to receive Scholar Awards from the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH). The prestigious ASH Scholar Awards provide financial support to fellows and junior faculty with … Continued

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    The Ultimate Telemedicine: Stephan Moll Helps Treat Astronaut’s Blood Clot During NASA Mission

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Blood clot expert Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, consulted NASA on how to treat a U.S. astronaut’s deep vein thrombosis during a mission on the International Space Station. Moll co-wrote a case study on the successful treatment that has been published in … Continued

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    Carey Elected to American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Board of Directors

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology has elected UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO, to its Board of Directors. She will begin her four-year term during ASCO’s annual meeting in June 2020. Carey is the Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research at the University of North Carolina School of Medicin … Continued

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    2019 Updates from the UNC Hemophilia Treatment Center Pharmacy

    The UNC Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) Pharmacy successfully completed two re-accreditation surveys over the past year.  The pharmacy received Full Accreditation with URAC in “Specialty Pharmacy 3.0” in January, 2019, and was approved for accreditation in “Specialty Pharmacy Services” with the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) in November, 2019. The UNC HTC Pharm … Continued

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    Weiss Appointed Principal Investigator for Advancing PDS Biotech Combination Studies in Head, Neck and HPV-related Advanced Cancer

    Jared Weiss, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, and researcher with UNC Lineberger Cancer Center, will lead an advancing Phase 2 study that evaluates the efficacy and safety of PDS Biotech’s Versamune®-based immunotherapy, PDS0101–in combination with Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab)–in the first-line treatment of … Continued

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    Six Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

    Six UNC Department of Medicine faculty members were named in the 2019 Thomas Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers. The annual list recognizes the most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers than rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. The following medicine faculty are listed: Jo … Continued