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Consortium identifies genome regions that could influence severity of cystic fibrosis
A team of researchers, including a number from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, have pinpointed regions of the genome that contribute to the debilitating lung disease that is the hallmark of cystic fibrosis.
Located in News / 2011 / May
CRISPR gene editing makes stem cells 'invisible' to immune system
UNC School of Medicine researchers from the lab of J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, PhD, are co-authors of a study on the creation of pluripotent stem cells that avoided transplant rejection in lab studies.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Cystic fibrosis gene typo is a double whammy
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Daniel Kaufer and Philip Sloane receive grants to improve Alzheimer's care
Drs. Kaufer and Sloane have been awarded a $540,000, three-year grant for a project aimed at increasing the number of doctors in North Carolina with expertise in treating patients with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October
Deb awarded the 2010 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award
The award provides one year of research support for outstanding cardiovascular scholars.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Deb awarded the 2010 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award
The award provides one year of research support for outstanding cardiovascular scholars.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Diabetes drug lowers risk of cardiovascular complications, kidney disease
For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a diabetes drug – liraglutide – a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2016 / June
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
Dr. Joanne Jordan receives Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award
The award, given by the Rural Sociological Society, honors Dr. Jordan for her work over the last 20 years in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.
Located in News / 2011 / August
Dr. Mary Anne Dooley retires
Mary Anne Dooley, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, is retiring from the UNC Health Care System after 23 years of devoted service to our patients, our referring physicians, the UNC School of Medicine, and the people of North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 13