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Boucher Authors NEJM Review Article on ‘Muco-Obstructive Lung Disease’
The New England Journal of Medicine published an article by Richard Boucher, MD, that redefines four lung diseases into a broad grouping called ‘Muco-Obstructive Lung Diseases.’
Located in News / 2019 / May
UNC Researchers Receive NIH Grants to Develop STD vaccines
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has funded four multi-university cooperative research centers to develop vaccines for chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea. Toni Darville, MD, is the principal investigator on one of them through a grant for up to $10.7 million.
Located in News / 2019 / May
Buse, Mayer-Davis receive ADA National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards
John Buse, MD, PhD, the Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and Elizabeth Davis-Mayer, PhD, the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine, will be honored at the annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions for their clinical research and epidemiological work.
Located in News / 2019 / May
Researchers Find Fewer Hospital and Nursing Home Admissions, and a 16 Percent Drop in Medical Expenses, Among Recipients of Medically Tailored Meals
The study, led by UNC's Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor of general medicine and clinical epidemiology, found that participation in a medically tailored meals program was associated with fewer hospital admissions and nursing home admissions, and less overall medical spending.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Fischer and Wohl Author NEJM Perspective About Ebola Care
UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, and David A. Wohl, MD, are part of an international group of authors that contributed to a Perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The piece argues that patients with Ebola virus disease in countries with limited resources should be treated according to the same standard of care used in countries where resources are more readily available.
Located in News / 2019 / April
UNC’s Eron Featured in HIV Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Advance Video Series
Joseph Eron, MD, division chief of infectious diseases, was part of an expert panel focused on specific information and educational needs of health care professionals involved in diagnosis and treatment of HIV.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Remembering Paul Godley, UNC School of Medicine Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, UNC School of Medicine’s Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Rush S. Dickson Distinguished Professor of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine, passed away Sunday, March 31. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 6.
Located in News / 2019 / April
UNC School of Medicine Ranked First for Primary Care for Second Straight Year
In the annual rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC School of Medicine 1st for primary care, 23rd in research, 4th for family medicine, 9th for rehabilitation counseling, 11th for obstetrics and gynecology, 20th for psychiatry, and 26th for internal medicine.
Located in News / 2019 / March
Mayer-Davis selected as member of 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, including Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Chair of Nutrition.
Located in News / 2019 / February
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