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How blood vessels control their destiny
UNC researchers define the importance of the decoy receptor VEGFR1 in the process of angiogenesis, in findings that could have important implications in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Clot Connect Supports World Thrombosis Day
On October 13, 2014, UNC and the rest of the globe participated in the first annual World Thrombosis Day to spread education about arterial thrombosis and venous thromboembolism.
Located in News / / 2014 / November 2014
UNC Trainees Receive Awards From The American Society of Hematology
UNC hematology fellow Ming Y. Lim, and medical students Shimena Li and Eric D. Strand are recipients of research training awards from the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
Located in News / / 2014 / November 2014
Apex High School student raises money for heart disease research
Michael DeSantis organized a 'Sadie Hawkins' dance to honor his father, David DeSantis, who died in 2012 of heart disease
Located in News / / 2015 / March 2015
The IVB-MHI Annual Research Symposium is being held on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 9:00am-5:00pm in the UNC Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB). The symposium highlights graduate student and postdoc research within the cardiovascular community at UNC and the greater Chapel Hill area and promotes multi-disciplinary collaborative research in this important field. This year’s keynote speakers will be Timothy Hla (Cornell University), "Sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling in vascular and immune systems" and Michelle Tallquist (University of Hawaii) "Defining the role of the fibroblast during tissue homeostasis and disease."
Located in News / / 2015 / March 2015
Apex HS student Michael DeSantis presents $4,000 donation to McAllister Heart Institute at Annual Research Symposium
On Tuesday, March 10, family and friends of Michael DeSantis watched as DeSantis presented a check for more than $4,000 to the McAllister Heart Institute (MHI) at their Annual Research Symposium held at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Located in News / / 2015 / April 2015
Genetic test may improve post-stent treatment, outcome
The study, based on results from patients treated at UNC Hospitals, found that using genetic testing to inform which blood thinner to use following a procedure to open narrowed blood vessels resulted in significantly fewer complications. George “Rick” Stouffer, III, MD, was a leader of the study.
Located in News / 2018 / April