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UNC Pediatrics Delivers Investigational Genome Editing Therapy in Clinical Trial for the Rare Hunter Syndrome
First gene therapy performed by Dr. Joseph Muenzer and the UNC Clinical Translational and Research Center.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / March
NC TraCS and partners awarded $58.1 million to accelerate research discoveries
The NIH award features a new partnership with NC State, while the UNC-Chapel Hill-led Clinical and Translational Science Award Program continues its alliance with RTI International and N.C. A&T State University.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / April
UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference
The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / July
UNC precision medicine symposium, workshop set for October 31
Sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine Office of Research and NC TraCS, the sessions will focus on leveraging the strengths of UNC researchers and UNC Health Care to develop research related to precision medicine.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / September
Tamera Coyne-Beasley featured in UNC Women in Science series
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, as well as director of the North Carolina Child Research Health Network at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NCTraCS). She is the president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her research focuses on sexual health, vaccines, injury, and violence prevention among adolescents.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / September
Smart Artificial Beta Cells Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment
In lab experiments and animal models, UNC and NC State researchers led by Zhen Gu, PhD, designed synthetic beta cells to secrete insulin in response to high blood sugar.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / October
Buse leads clinical trial of new type 1 diabetes treatment
The study is designed to evaluate whether TTP399 is well tolerated when administered as an add-on to insulin therapy and can improve daily glucose profiles and HbA1c in people living with type 1 diabetes.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / November
Scientists create painless patch of insulin-producing beta cells to control diabetes
The new “smart cell patch” developed at UNC and NC State is a proof of principle to treat millions of people with type-1 and advanced type-2 diabetes.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / March
Microneedle patch delivers localized cancer immunotherapy to melanoma
UNC / NC State researchers devise a new nanotechnology to enhance the body’s own immune response to kill skin cancer tumors.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / March
Life-extending benefits of liver cancer drug not realistic for many patients
The drug sorafenib can have serious side effects and significant out-of-pocket costs for advanced liver cancer patients, according to a study led by UNC’s Hanna Sanoff, MD, MPH.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / May