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UNC Health Joins Promising Multicenter Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma

November 3, 2023

UNC Health is now enrolling patients as part of a multicenter clinical trial for newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM) patients. The phase 2b clinical study administers a combination immunotherapy developed by biotech company, Imvax. UNC Health is one of multiple academic health care centers across the country participating in the randomized trial that aims to enroll … Read more

Dr. Soma Sengupta Leads Collaborative Study Evaluating Stroke Risk in Patients with Different Cancer Types

October 16, 2023

Dr. Soma Sengupta and Dr. David Hwang from UNC Health’s Department of Neurology are part of a collaborative study with the University of Cincinnati and Duke Health evaluating the prevalence of stroke in patients with different cancer types. For the full news release and for study details, please visit the University of Cincinnati’s news page:  

Peripheral Nerve Specialist Dr. Mark Attiah has Joined UNC Neurosurgery’s Spine Team

October 5, 2023

Mark Attiah, MD has joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Neurosurgery as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery. Dr. Attiah’s surgical training is in the treatment of spine and peripheral nerve disorders. His residency and fellowships included specialized training in treating spine conditions … Read more

Finding the Right Brain Tumor Surgeon – UNC Health

September 6, 2023

After multiple opinions, Asa chose to come to UNC Health to see cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos David for his brain tumor surgery. Asa struggled with cervical spine issues from playing high school football. He started seeing an orthopedic surgeon, and discovered after imaging that he had a meningioma, a benign brain tumor, … Read more

Dr. Soma Sengupta Brings Brain Tumor Clinical and Research Expertise to UNC Health

August 1, 2023

Dr. Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD, MBA, FRCP, FANA, FAAN, has joined UNC Health’s Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Sengupta is a board-certified neurologist, a fellowship-trained, sub-specialty board-certified neuro-oncologist, and is fellowship-trained in integrative medicine. She is a physician-scientist, clinical trialist specializing in brain tumor treatment and research with over 80 publications on clinical trials, case … Read more

Ukrainian Refugee Seeks Brain Tumor Treatment at UNC Health

July 27, 2023

“I am happy that I am in the USA where I can meet good people and doctors, have good treatment, and good results.” Hanna is a Ukrainian refugee who came to the United States in September of 2022 as part of the United for Ukrainians program. Hanna was living in Florida when she started having … Read more