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Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

  • Keia Sanderson, MD, MSCR, has received an NIH K23 award, supported by the NIDDK, to identify maternal and neonatal risk factors to help predict childhood kidney disease earlier.

Division of Geriatric Medicine

  • John A. Batsis, MD, was awarded a five-year, $3.5-million R01 grant by the National Institute on Aging to investigate weight loss strategies in older adults.

Division of Hematology

  • The UNC Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence received federal funding for the first time.

Division of Infectious Diseases

  • Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH, and researchers in the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Ecology Lab have been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish malaria genomic surveillance capacity in the Democratic Republic of Congo.