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UNC awarded $2.91 million to create new ultra-long-acting HIV drug delivery implant
Led by J. Victor Garcia, PhD, biomedical researchers have begun a three-year project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop and implement an effective ultra-long-acting antiviral delivery system to combat the spread of HIV.
Located in News / 2019 / November
Mental health disturbance, substance use are not associated with medication nonadherence to chronic hepatitis C treatment
The study, led by Donna M. Evon, PhD, from UNC’s division of gastroenterology and hepatology, finds no justification for disqualifying patients with chronic hepatitis C from receiving Hep C treatment based on mental health and substance use status.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Adimora Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, in the department of medicine, was selected for this honor for her integral work in the field of HIV prevention.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Many patients with blood disorders don’t receive recommended vaccines and screenings
The research, led by Luis E. Malpica Castillo, MD, in the division of hematology/oncology, aims to improve awareness and utilization of infection prevention tools.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 24
Young adults with PTSD may have a higher risk of stroke in middle age
Lindsey Rosman, PhD, assistant professor in the division of cardiology, is lead author of the study.
Located in News / 2019 / October
UNC Awarded $19.4 million to Continue National Effort to Combat HIV Comorbidities
The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study / Women’s Interagency HIV Study Combined Cohort Study is a collaborative research effort to understand and reduce the impact of chronic health conditions that affect people living with HIV. Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, leads the UNC-Chapel Hill site, one of 13 across the country.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Harrison Receives Career Development Grant from Lung Cancer Initiative
Emily Harrison, PhD, a postdoc at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, was awarded $150,000 for research focused on inhibiting the mechanisms of lung cancer metastasis.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 10
Gillings, SOM Researchers Awarded $51 Million NIH Grant to Combat Opioid Misuse
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researcher Lisa LaVange, PhD, is the PI of an NIH HEAL Initiative project to help people with chronic back pain and to curb opioid misuse. It includes Tim Carey, MD, MPH; Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc; and Sam McLean, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2019 / October
The Allergist Dad
Located in News
New Peanut Allergy Treatment Passes Phase 2 Trial, Shows Effectiveness and Safety
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Edwin Kim, MD, show that tiny under-the-tongue doses of peanut protein can offer safe and substantial protection against peanut allergy.
Located in News / 2019 / September