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UNC-led HIV Study Named as One of the Discoveries of the Decade
National Geographic selected the multinational HPTN 052 HIV trial, led by Myron Cohen, MD, as one of the discoveries of the decade.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Dec. 12
Cohen co-authors "Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV - Where Do We Go from Here?" in the New England Journal of Medicine
Myron Cohen, MD, collaborated with Lindsay Bahen, MD, from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., for this editorial that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / July 19
UNC infectious diseases fellow receives career development award to investigate dengue virus
William Messer, MD, PhD has been awarded a career development award from the Southeast Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Infections & Biodefense (SERCEB). Messer is a third-year infectious diseases fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Feb. 10
A single atom controls motility required for bacterial infection
Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk. The finding identifies a key step in the process by which bacteria infect their hosts, and could one day lead to new drug targets to prevent infection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 8, 2010
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
Climbing Kilimanjaro for UNC relief work
Late last month, 15 people boarded a plane and embarked on a 12-day journey to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the largest volcanoes in the world. They trained for months and set a $250,000 fundraising goal for the African Long Climb, with a large portion of the funds earmarked for the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease (IGHID) – even though most of the climbers have no direct tie to UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 10
Video: Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission
A group of leading academic and industry scientists, including UNC's Dr. David Margolis, has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
Division Focus: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
UNC Children’s Infectious Diseases program offers expert care and a renewed emphasis on research.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10
Rutala recieves Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award
William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, was honored by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health with this prestigious award for alumni at a ceremony preceding the annual Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture on April 17.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / May 2
Registration now open for UNC HIV Care 2009: Antiretroviral Therapy, Hepatitis B/C, Addiction, and Adherence
The purpose of this conference is to provide an update on treatment of Hepatitis B and C, drug addiction and adherence.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March