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Five specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Congratulations to the five specialties at UNC Hospitals that were nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Please read the following message from Dr. Roper.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / July 20
Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
Located in News / 2012 / July
UNC researcher to help lead new esophageal cancer network
Dr. Nicholas Shaheen, professor in the UNC School of Medicine, adjunct professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the UNC Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, will co-direct Barrett’s Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet) projects.
Located in News / 2011 / October
Genetic, non-invasive test could improve colon cancer screening
The large-scale, cross-sectional study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. David Ransohoff of UNC is one of the study's co-authors.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Calcium supplements may increase the risk of bowel lesions
Possible risks must be weighed against the benefits of supplements, a study led by Seth Crockett, MD, MPH, finds.
Located in News / 2018 / March
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series
M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, will be a visiting professor to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease and will present at the CGIBD Research Seminar Series on Thursday, March 22.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / March 22
Whitehead receives 5-year AHRQ R01 grant for managing fecal incontinence
William E. Whitehead, PhD, Director of the UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders, was awarded a 5-year AHRQ R01 grant to test a promising cost-effective nurse-delivered conservative treatment for fecal incontinence that was developed at the Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 5
Rifaximin provides significant relief of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
Two studies, conducted in part at the UNC School of Medicine, found that the benefits of treatment with rifaximin persisted for 10 weeks after patients stopped taking the broad-spectrum antibiotic.
Located in News / 2011 / January
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series
Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH, will present "Colonic Diverticulosis: Everything You Believed is Wrong" at the Thursday, Sept. 27, CGIBD Research Seminar.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Sept. 27
Duke, UNC study: Light is accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in esophagus
A device developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully tested on patients during a clinical trial led by UNC-Chapel Hill holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having Barrett’s esophagus.
Located in News / 2011 / January