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UNC investigators receive $3.7 million NIH grant
The grant will allow UNC researchers, led by Samuel McLean, MD, MPH, to perform the first-ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. Graduate students, fellows, or faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in potentially developing an NIH Diversity Supplement application related to the study are invited to send a cover letter to the program manager.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 24
UNC investigators receive $3.7 million grant for study of health outcomes after sexual assault
This study is the first ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. It will evaluate genetic, psychosocial and environmental factors influencing adverse outcomes after sexual assault including chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2014 / July
UNC leads first-of-its-kind, $21-million study of posttraumatic brain disorders
The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / October
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / February
UNC study: Most kidney dialysis patients not prepared for emergency evacuation
A survey of kidney dialysis patients by UNC School of Medicine researchers finds that most have not taken the emergency preparedness measures that would enable them to survive a hurricane or any other disaster that disrupts power and water services.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2010 / June
UNC teams with Verily Life Sciences to study trauma recovery
The Verily Study Watch will help researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and across the country collect first-in-kind data to better understand and diagnose adverse brain outcomes after trauma.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / August
VIDEO: UNC Hospitals hosts 'Science of the ER' camp
Members of UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department, in conjunction with UNC's Morehead Planetarium, hosted a "Science of the ER" camp for middle school students in the summer of 2010. From sutures to respiratory therapy, students learned about what happens behind the scenes in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Oct. 14
Vinroot joins Your Health radio this weekend
Emergency Medicine physician Richard Vinroot will join us on Your Health radio this weekend to talk about caring for patients amid crisis and disaster.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / April 21