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The sky is the limit
Thanks to an experimental treatment for his rare ailment, Reggie is now living the life he always dreamed of.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1
Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Michelle Hernandez, MD, found that asthma patients taking a kind of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol had less inflammation of the airways. The study points to a new way to control asthma’s chronic symptoms.
Located in News / 2017 / November
A Novel Approach to Treating Food Allergies
For most 8-year-olds, life is pretty carefree. Whether eating lunch in the school cafeteria or going to an amusement park with friends, most kids don’t think twice about the associated risks. But for those with a severe food allergy, it’s a different story.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / June
Peanut allergy study holds promise for younger patients
As ABC11-WTVD reports, a UNC Children's study testing a potential treatment for peanut allergy in young children is showing promising results.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC Food Allergy Initiative named inaugural member of new national research network
The UNC Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) is among 22 institutions across the U.S. named inaugural members of the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Clinical Network.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
David B. Peden, MD, MS
David B. Peden, MD, MS is Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Toxicology; Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics and an expert in air pollution and asthma, airway inflammation, allergic diseases.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Burks publishes clinical practice article in NEJM
The article, written by Dr. Wesley Burks of UNC and Dr. Stacie M. Jones of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is published in the September 21, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in News / 2017 / September
On the hunt: NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research
One in every 13 children across the country has a food allergy, or, roughly two in every classroom. Thanks to a $42.7 million investment from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from UNC Children’s and six other leading food allergy institutions will continue to work together to reduce the prevalence of and treat food allergies.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2017 / April
Dr. Kim's "chat" reaches international audience
Dr. Edwin Kim took to the internet in a Reddit AMA on food allergy and immunotherapy which attracted thousands of viewers and hundreds of participants.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / September
Dore, Tarrant present work at 2014 American College of Rheumatology Research Workshop
Adam Dore, DO, presented his research abstract, "The Relationship between Lower Limb Osteoarthritis Burden and Risk for Falls: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project." Teresa Tarrant, MD, presented, "Validating GPSM3 (G18) as a key regulator of monocyte-driven inflammatory arthritis."
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 19