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UNC study: NAFLD patients have increased risk for poor outcomes after liver transplant
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a bigger risk factor for liver transplant patients than obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2010 / May
Avoiding nasty germs and flaming turkeys on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving can be a time of great joy, but you should use caution in preparing the holiday meal. UNC’s experts offer preparation, cooking and nutrition tips to help you avoid common health and safety hazards.
Located in News / 2011 / November
UNC Hospitals qualifies for American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Recognition for heart attack care
The award recognizes UNC Hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients.
Located in News / 2011 / June
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
UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Located in News / 2012 / October
Biofeedback more effective than EGS and massage for chronic rectal pain
Biofeedback is more effective than two other treatments for a type of chronic rectal pain called levator ani syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Gastroenterology. UNC's William E. Whitehead, Ph.D., is a co-author of the study.
Located in News / 2010 / March
Grants fund research into improving bone marrow transplant complications, outcomes
Stefanie Sarantopoulos, MD, PhD, has received two grants that have helped establish her own laboratory to look into the causes of chronic graft-versus-host disease.
Located in News / 2011 / September
As HIV treatment improves, 'trial effect' is diminished, new study suggests
A new study by investigators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has confirmed the existence of a “trial effect” in clinical trials for treatment of HIV and also shows that effect has diminished over time.
Located in News / 2011 / July
Boucher to receive award from American Thoracic Society
Richard Boucher, M.D., from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been selected to receive the American Thoracic Society’s 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
UNC researcher honored by American Physiological Society
Susan J. Henning, Ph.D., professor of medicine and cellular and molecular physiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been honored with an award by the American Physiological Society.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October