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Featured Advanced Practice Provider: Danielle Camastra

November 28, 2023

Danielle Camstra, PA, MS is a physician assistant in the Oncology/Hematology Infusion Clinic. As a child she wanted to be a veterinarian and still thinks being a pet photographer would be a great gig. Next year she hopes to attend two medical conferences. 

Novel study finds aspirin-free regimen benefits patients with LVAD

November 27, 2023

The ARIES-HM3 Randomized Clinical Trial assessed the safety and efficacy of excluding aspirin from the antithrombotic regimen in patients with advanced heart failure who have undergone implantation of a fully magnetically levitated left ventricular assist device (LVAD). “There has been no consensus in the field about use of or dose of aspirin in the LVAD … Read more

Buse, Smith Recognized in Global Highly Cited Researchers 2023 List

November 22, 2023

John Buse, MD, PhD, and Sidney Smith Jr., MD, along with 18 UNC School of Medicine and 21 other UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have been named in Clarivate’s 2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers™. These scientific pioneers from around the world are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field … Read more

UME Faculty Spotlight: Duncan Vincent, MD

November 18, 2023

We are so excited to showcase some of our brilliant UME educators in the department of medicine and across our AHEC sites. For many of us there are certain teachers in our past who left a mark on our lives and are highly valued. For some they may be the reason you went into medicine … Read more

Isaacs Named Master of the American College of Gastroenterology

November 15, 2023

Kim Isaacs, MD, PhD, was designated as a “Master of the American College of Gastroenterology” (MACG), a prestigious recognition within the field of gastroenterology. She received the honor at this year’s American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) meeting in Vancouver Canada. The title of “Master” is an honorary designation granted by the ACG to individuals who … Read more

Basch Marks 10th year Associate Editor for JAMA

November 14, 2023

Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, is celebrating a remarkable milestone, marking his 10th year as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Throughout the past decade, Dr. Basch has played a pivotal role as an oncology editor for JAMA, contributing significantly to the field of medical research. His dedicated service is … Read more

Moon wins Shark Tank Competition at The Liver Meeting 2023

November 13, 2023

Andrew Moon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, won the the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Liver Cancer SIG Shark Tank Competition. At The Liver Meeting 2023 he presented a proposal for remote monitoring of decompensation symptoms (ePROs).

UNC Hemophilia Treatment Center hosts 6th NC HTC Pharmacy Summit

November 7, 2023

  Clinicians and staff from Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTC) across the state, the Hemophilia Alliance, and UNC HTC Pharmacy recently joined together at the University of North Carolina for the 6th NC HTCPharmacy summit. The meeting provided networking and educational opportunities as well as a platform to discuss ways patient care can be improved for … Read more