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Pediatric GI welcomes new division chief
Dr. Francisco Sylvester brings a zest for work that even makes Mondays bright.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1
Scientists identify gene vital for rebuilding intestine after cancer treatment
Protecting the gastrointestinal system during chemotherapy or radiation could allow patients to tolerate more aggressive treatments to attack tumors.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Cirrhosis deaths drop 41 percent from 2002 to 2012
A new study by UNC researchers has found dramatic improvements in the care of patients with cirrhosis and liver failure and recommends improved treatment strategies for patients with cirrhosis and concurrent bacterial infections.
Located in News / 2015 / April
A Single-Cell Breakthrough
UNC School of Medicine scientist Scott Magness and collaborators use their newly developed technology to dissect properties of single stem cells. The advancement will allow researchers to study gastrointestinal disorders and cancers like never before.
Located in News / 2015 / March
Research network advances care for pediatric IBD
UNC Children's is leveraging a national collaborative, ImproveCareNow, to improve outcomes for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dietary interventions to treat Crohn’s Disease
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.
Located in News / 2016 / April
UNC a lead site in clinical trial of three hepatitis C medications
Dr. Michael Fried, director of the UNC Liver Center, is a co-principal investigator of the PRIORITIZE Study.
Located in News / 2016 / June
UNC to participate in new NIH-funded network on eosinophilic disorders
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, will lead UNC’s role in the new consortium.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Rutala and Weber publish editorial in JAMA
William A. Rutala, PhD, Director of Hospital Epidemiology, and David J. Weber, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Hospital Epidemiology and Associate Chief Medical Officer of UNC Health Care, discuss disinfection of gastrointestinal endoscopes in the Oct. 8, 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Assocation.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Oct. 9
New partnership launches Carolina Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program
The state-wide program to help patients across North Carolina grew out of the successful doctor mentorship initiative led by Michael Fried, MD, Director of the UNC Liver Center.
Located in News / 2017 / March