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Buse leads clinical trial of new type 1 diabetes treatment
The study is designed to evaluate whether TTP399 is well tolerated when administered as an add-on to insulin therapy and can improve daily glucose profiles and HbA1c in people living with type 1 diabetes.
Located in News / 2017 / November
UNC SOM lands 16 departments in top 25 for NIH funding
The UNC School of Medicine ranks 16th overall in NIH funding; 6th among public universities. The department of cell biology and physiology is the highest ranked at 2nd overall.
Located in News / 2018 / February
From one sister to another, many lives are touched
FROM THE UNC Health Care's Weblog (with video) - When you work in a hospital, you see some really amazing stories. Some are terribly sad, while others are incredibly uplifting. This is one of the latter. Back in 1991, Carmencita Conry needed a kidney transplant. Her sister, Marisa McLeod, volunteered to donate a kidney, and together the sisters came to UNC Hospitals for the surgery, which was a great success.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
Diets high in fiber won't protect against diverticulosis
UNC researchers challenge commonly-held beliefs about the causes of a major intestinal disease.
Located in News / 2012 / January
When cystic fibrosis patients grow up
In the 1950s, children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis usually died before they reached school age. Thanks to improved treatments, many patients now survive for decades, changing the ways that their doctors care for them.
Located in News / 2011 / July
Dr. Stephan Moll joins 'Here's to Your Health'
This weekend, Dr. Stephan Moll joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss blood clots and blood clotting disorders. We hope you can tune in either Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360AM.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Busby-Whitehead elected as chair for American Geriatrics Society's Foundation for Health in Aging
Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, is professor and chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and director of the Center for Aging and Health
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
UNC physicians receive grant to train specialists in geriatric care
This grant will expand geriatrics training to five medical specialties and subspecialties training faculty, residents and fellows through the Alliance for Geriatric Education in Specialties (AGES).
Located in News / 2011 / January
Dr. Timothy Weiner receives the 2008 H. Fleming Fuller Award
Dr. Timothy Weiner, a physician at UNC Hospitals, is this year’s recipient of the H. Fleming Fuller Award. Weiner is also a professor in the departments of medicine and pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine and a professor of epidemiology in the UNC School of Public Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / December
Patient survival not impacted by liver transplants performed at night or on weekends
A new study led by Dr. A. Sidney Barritt IV of UNC shows that liver transplants performed at night or on weekends do not adversely affect patient or graft survival.
Located in News / 2012 / April