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Systematic Review Series offered at Health Sciences Library
This spring, catch one or all of the Research Hub @ HSL’s six-part series on systematic reviews. The sessions will provide an introduction and walk attendees through topic refinement, power searching, tracking references, study selection and presentation of results.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 29
Cohen, Deshmukh Awarded CZI Grant to Combat Neurodegenerative Diseases
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awarded $4.5 million to 30 pairs of scientists, including UNC School of Medicine researchers Sarah Cohen, PhD, and Mohanish Deshmukh, PhD, to collaborate and unlock the underlying biology of neurodegenerative disorders.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Aug. 20
Low-risk infants may still benefit from allergenic food consumption
Edwin H. Kim, MD, and Edward Iglesia, MD, MPH, co-authored an editorial in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology on research focused on food allergies in infants.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 27
New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers
UNC Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program finds poly-tobacco use among teenagers is on the rise.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Dec. 10
Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors
In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, researchers led by Charles Perou, PhD, and Melissa Troester, PhD, reported they used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning, or deep learning, to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 20
Which Is More Effective for Treating PTSD: Medication, or Psychotherapy?
A systematic review and meta-analysis led by Jeffrey Sonis, MD, MPH, of UNC’s departments of social medicine and family medicine, finds there is insufficient evidence at present to answer that question. Clinicians should make shared decisions with patients about treatment, and they should not rely on current treatment guidelines.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 27
Cell Types Underlying Parkinson’s Disease and Other Brain Disorders Identified
Patrick Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP, Yeargan Distinguished Professor in the departments of genetics and psychiatry, is a co-lead author of the study.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Noninvasive prenatal screening tests may detect underlying maternal conditions, including cancer, in the mother, according to a study published July 13 in the Journal of the American Medical Association on which Dr. Neeta Vora, a clinical geneticist and assistant professor of maternal-fetal medicine at UNC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is co-author.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / July 16
FDA Approves Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss
MED-EL USA announced the FDA approval for the use of their cochlear implants for single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss for patients 5 years of age and older on July, 22, 2019. The data from the clinical trial on cochlear implantation in cases of single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss conducted by Margaret Dillon, AuD, and the UNC Cochlear Implant Clinical Research lab was instrumental in the FDA approval.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / July 25
Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty
This is a listing of recent competitive grant awards to UNC School of Medicine faculty for July 1-15.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 23