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Early research indicates vaping impairs lung immune function
Lung cell impairment can occur with exposure to e-cigarettes, but other short and long-term effects of vaping remain unknown.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 23
Pediatrics ices down, challenges pediatric surgery
Thirteen hardy souls from pediatrics administration took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - and promptly challenged their colleagues in pediatric surgery to do the same.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC research leads to tools to help fight child obesity
At a time when one in three U.S. children is overweight or obese, Dr. Eliana Perrin has dedicated her research to helping fellow pediatricians and parents "tip the scales" in a healthier direction.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Heritable Change: A $1,000,000 Private Gift Supports Research, Next Generation Leadership in MPS
A family faces a genetic condition with a nine-syllable name and meets a UNC doctor who studies it. The result has changed the way we treat the condition – and changed the outlook for people with it.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2017 / May
Calendar Kids
2012 marks 10 years in the “new” children’s hospital and the 60th anniversary of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, a fact that makes the theme of this year’s pediatric calendar so poignant—"Celebrating a Decade of Difference." The calendar features 17 children and young adults who were patients at UNC before there was a North Carolina Children’s Hospital. They and their families have witnessed an entire evolution in care and can testify to the tremendous impact the “new” N.C. Children’s Hospital has had in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children since its doors first opened 10 years ago. Join us here online each month to learn more about our featured patient and clinical programs.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Genomic research leads to new diagnostics, tools to fight cancer
Dr. Ian Davis is among the UNC Children's scientists and researchers employing cutting-edge genomic technologies to understand how cancers develop and how to better treat and prevent them.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Pediatrician champions adolescent health through advocacy
Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley translates her community-based health research into practice and policy to protect the under-served young adults
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Kappelman Receives Award From Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, a professor in the division of pediatric gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics, has been recognized by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation as a recipient of the 2020 Uniting to Care & Cure Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 2
Hospital social media campaign reunites sick girl with lost charm
After learning that 7-year-old leukemia patient, Jolie, had lost her lucky talisman, UNC Children’s communications team made it a mission to find him.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 3
The sky is the limit
Thanks to an experimental treatment for his rare ailment, Reggie is now living the life he always dreamed of.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1