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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
Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?
UNC researcher Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to present her findings on the potential effects of e-cigarettes
Located in News / 2016 / February
Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases merge
The UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have merged under the institute name to create a single, unified global health organization.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 16
Weber delivers Zika, travel update to UNC School of Medicine faculty
David Weber, MD, MPH, Matt Collins, MD, PhD, and Helen Lazear, PhD, were the featured speakers addressing the Zika virus epidemic during lecture at the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2016 / September
‘It began with an observation’
Ronald Falk, MD, earns National Institutes of Health honor for seminal work as a physician-scientist.
Located in News / 2016 / October
Corbett continues quest for dengue fever vaccine
In this new series, we profile graduate students who conduct research in labs across the UNC School of Medicine. First up is Kizzmekia Corbett, who received an off-campus dissertation fellowship from the UNC Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka. Corbett will collect blood samples to search for a specific antibody response to the dengue virus, a key step in creating a vaccine for the world's most widespread mosquito-borne disease.
Located in News / 2014 / February
Measles outbreak sparks national debate
Pediatric infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, speaks out on the U.S. measles outbreak.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Cohen to give 2014 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture
The annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Myron Cohen, MD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Eminent Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 1
Understanding Our Immunity
Five questions for Yisong Wan, a new Jefferson-Pilot fellow who is uncovering the roles of T cells in disease cures and causes.
Located in News / 2013 / December
Inside Our Cellular Invaders
When we fight an infection -- any invader -- our bodies conjure inflammatory responses, immune responses. But inside some individual cells, a similar reaction happens. Beth Knight, PhD, found out what transpires inside such cells involved in a kind of brain cancer called medulloblastoma and what role a particularly important protein plays in cancer development. This is the second profile in a continuing series of features on UNC School of Medicine graduate students.
Located in News / 2014 / March