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Breaking Down Bacteria
Rita Tamayo, PhD, a UNC School of Medicine Simmons Scholar, takes on two dangerous microbes that infiltrate water supplies and hospitals.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Genetic, non-invasive test could improve colon cancer screening
The large-scale, cross-sectional study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. David Ransohoff of UNC is one of the study's co-authors.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Sandler receives Distinguished Mentor Award from AGA
The Distinguished Mentor Awards, given by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), recognizes individuals for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.
Located in News / 2014 / May
Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Should Consider a Diet Change
By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.
Located in News / 2014 / July
UNC to participate in new NIH-funded network on eosinophilic disorders
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, will lead UNC’s role in the new consortium.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Diets high in fiber won't protect against diverticulosis
UNC researchers challenge commonly-held beliefs about the causes of a major intestinal disease.
Located in News / 2012 / January
Recession and high co-pays tied to fewer colonoscopy screenings among people with commercial health insurance
UNC researchers found that during the recent U.S. recession, continuously insured Americans underwent fewer screening colonoscopies.
Located in News / 2012 / February
Network approach improves outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease despite lack of new treatments
In this study, the proportion of children with Crohn’s disease in remission increased from 55 percent to 68 percent, with a similar improvement in ulcerative colitis patients.
Located in News / 2012 / March
RN: Real Nurses - Gina Althoff
Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.
Located in News / 2012 / March
Patient survival not impacted by liver transplants performed at night or on weekends
A new study led by Dr. A. Sidney Barritt IV of UNC shows that liver transplants performed at night or on weekends do not adversely affect patient or graft survival.
Located in News / 2012 / April