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UNC Lineberger Research Provides New Insights Into Deadly Brain Cancer
New findings by researchers at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center suggest that the most common form of malignant brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is probably not a single disease but a set of diseases, each with a distinct underlying molecular disease process.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
VIDEO: Training birth attendants in developing countries increases babies’ survival
The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 25, 2010
Moll honored by National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia
Stephan Moll, M.D., associate professor of hematology/oncology, received the first Medical and Scientific Leadership Award given by the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT).
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / December
FOAs for Revision Applications for Evidence Based Research Related to Human Subjects Protection
Please see below for the links to the five FOAs for revision supplements for evidence based research related to human subjects protection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 26
UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic
UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009
Technique enables precise control of protein activity in living cells
In a paper published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, UNC's Klaus M. Hahn, PhD, describes a new technique called engineered allosteric regulation, which provides a new tool for scientists who study the interactions of proteins within living cells.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 1, 2010
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
NC TraCS Institute at UNC joins first national research study recruitment registry
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined more than 51 research institutions around the United States in making information about its clinical research trials available on ResearchMatch, the country’s first registry for recruiting research participants.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010
Excellence Fund Seed Grant application available
The Excellence Fund provides Seed Grant Awards to UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals to support innovative research projects which may lead to new treatments and cures for today's diseases. The application deadline is Jan. 28, 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Winter Newsletter
In this issue: Profile of Dr. Carol Lorenz, Spotlight on Research: Time to Conceive, Submission process for clinical trial research study and New research at Center for Women's Health Research.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010