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Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Scott Donaldson presents: “A Revolution in Cystic Fibrosis Care”

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Dr. Scott Donaldson is the Hubert E. Hatcher Family Distinguished Professor of Medicine and co-Director of the UNC Adult CF Care Center. He has 30 years of experience in CF research and care. He was trained at the University of Michigan (BS, MD), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospitals (Internal Medicine) and UNC (Fellowship). He established the multidisciplinary adult … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. David Weber presents: “Prevention of Respiratory Tract Infections: Focus on Vaccines for COVID-19, Influenza, RSV, and Pneumococcus.”

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Dr. David Jay Weber is currently the Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.  Dr. Weber received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego in 1977, a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University in 1985, and … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Sascha Tuchman presents: “Nimbly Bounding Over the Hills? Multiple Myeloma in 2024.”

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Dr. Tuchman is an expert in managing patients with multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, and other plasma cell disorders. His clinical research focuses on treating multiple myeloma in patients who are at high risk for toxicity due to advanced age or other medical problems; developing novel drugs for treating all patients with multiple myeloma; and optimizing management … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Kevan Herold presents: Finding, Preventing, and Reversing Type 1 Diabetes

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My background and research are in translational immunology. I am interested in understanding the basis for autoimmune diseases and developing new therapies based on our understanding of disease mechanisms. My focus has largely been in the field of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes. The work encompasses basic laboratory work as well as clinical studies to understand … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Brian Jensen presents: “Do alpha-blockers incur cardiovascular risk in patients with BPH? Recent collaborative ventures in translational and clinical research”

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Brian Jensen is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Jensen is a physician-scientist with a clinical and investigative focus on heart failure.  He has clinical certification in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation and directs the UNC Cardio-oncology clinic. His laboratory uses mouse and cell culture models … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Amanda Nelson presents: ” A discussion on the application of AI tools to answer clinical questions around diagnosis, phenotyping, prognosis, and precision medicine using examples from investigators at UNC.”

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Dr. Nelson is a board-certified internist and rheumatologist with a Masters in Clinical Research in Epidemiology. She spends one day per week in the clinic, divided between general rheumatology and musculoskeletal ultrasound, and is involved in fellow education and mentoring. Her research is focused on a variety of aspects of imaging in osteoarthritis (OA), including … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Anthony Comuzzie presents: “Beyond the Bench or Bedside: Advocating for Access to Evidence-Based Obesity Care.”

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Dr. Comuzzie is the CEO of The Obesity Society, the leading professional scientific organization devoted to obesity.  He is a world-renowned obesity researcher and scientist, having previously spent nearly 25 years on the faculty of Genetics at Texas Biomedical Research Institute where his research focused on the genetic epidemiology of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Alex Duncan presents: “The Clap is back: Challenges and Progress towards a Gonorrhea Vaccine that is Needed Now More Than Ever.”

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My lab focuses on studies of the molecular mechanisms by which pathogens interaction with host immune responses influence infection pathogenesis. Our lab began with studies of the activation of the family of innate immune signaling proteins known as NOD-like receptors (NLRs) by bacterial pathogens. Our lab has focused on studying the molecular mechanisms of NLR … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody presents: “Developing Precision Medicine Approaches in Psychiatry– Research Innovation to Improve Treatment of Perinatal Depression”

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Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH is the Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She also directs the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. As Chair, Dr. Meltzer-Brody directs one of the largest public university departments of psychiatry in the United States and … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Furman McDonald presents: “Evidence Based Education: Medical Knowledge, Acquisition and Associations with Patient Relevant Outcomes”

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Dr. McDonald, a board-certified internist and Senior Vice President for Academic and Medical Affairs at the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) provides physician leadership for the effective functioning of the ABIM Council and Specialty Boards, graduate medical education (GME)–related leadership, and oversight for the consistent quality/integrity of ABIM’s certification programs. In these roles, he … Read more