• Research Highlights: Nephrology & Hypertension

    The major areas of research are organized thematically around the following topics; each tab when clicked will reveal more details on each related project. ANCA Vasculitis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Glomerular Diseases Diabetic Kidney Disease Epidemiology and Outcomes Research in Kidney Disease Kidney Development and Function Novel Imaging Techniques in Nephrology ANCA Vasculitis and Systemic … Continued

  • Research Highlights: Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    Nicholas Shaheen investigates early detection and treatment of esophageal cancer Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, is the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. His group is currently involved in more than 50 research studies. Dr. Shaheen’s research focuses on the prevention, detection, and treatment of precancerous and cancerous conditions of the esophagus. He … Continued

  • Research Highlights: General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology

      Darren DeWalt Investigates Aspirin Dosing for People with Coronary Heart Disease Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, is the site PI for Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-Term Effectiveness (ADAPTABLE). In addition to Dr. DeWalt, others in the Department of Medicine that are participating include Joe Rossi in Cardiology and Tim Carey in … Continued

  • Alterations in the composition of gut bacteria can have a significant impact on a person’s health.

    Research Highlights: Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology

      Dr. Richard Loeser Conducting First Study To Examine How Diet Alters Gut Bacteria, Potentially Leading to Osteoarthritis The old adage, “you are what you eat,” is proving truer than we ever imagined. New research findings illustrate the negative impact Western diets can have upon the naturally occurring bacteria living in the “gut,” (known as … Continued

  • UNC Diabetes Care members participating in the ADA's Diabetes Dance Dare

    Research Highlights: Endocrinology and Metabolism

      UNC Diabetes Care members participating in the ADA’s Diabetes Dance Dare John Buse leads the diabetes clinical trials operation Dr. Buse was key to high profile work published last year in the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA that will improve care for diabetics both in achieving glucose control, and limiting cardiovascular disease. … Continued