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A "Fitbit" For Better Lung Function
Two UNC School of Medicine students team up with peers at Duke and NC State to create a device to help COPD patients improve lung function, track their health, and provide data for doctors.
Located in News / 2015 / October
N.C. Children’s Hospital one of “America’s Best”
North Carolina Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / June
UNC’s expertise in rare disease leads to patient-family education weekend
UNC physicians and scientists are teaming with the PCD Foundation this weekend to present a weekend-long family education program taking place this Friday through Sunday (June 29-July 1).
Located in News / 2012 / June
Two UNC doctors participating in Ebola clinical trial
William A. Fischer II and David Wohl are taking part in a clinical trial at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in which plasma from survivors of Ebola virus disease is given to patients who are battling the disease.
Located in News / 2014 / December
UNC partners with FDA, NIH to create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science
Research from new programs to inform potential tobacco regulatory activities
Located in News / 2013 / September
Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
Located in News / 2012 / July
Five genetic regions implicated in cystic fibrosis severity
An international consortium of researchers conducted the largest-ever CF genome-wide analysis to find new therapeutic targets.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Researchers reveal evolution’s design for keeping lungs clean and healthy
The discovery revamps previously held beliefs on how the human airway functions and provides a unifying theory for how to treat seemingly different airway diseases, ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma.
Located in News / 2012 / August
Study shows meetings with palliative care clinicians offer no additional benefit to caretakers of chronically critically ill patients
The research published in JAMA also found that ICU clinicians provided adequate communication, information.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation
A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.
Located in News / 2013 / November