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P Rex-1 protein key to melanoma metastasis
Researchers from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center are part of a team that has identified a protein, called P-Rex1, that is key to the movement of cells called melanoblasts. When these cells experience uncontrolled growth, melanoma develops.
Located in News / 2011 / November
Small DNA circles found outside the chromosomes in mammalian cells and tissues, including human cells
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have helped identify a new DNA entity in mammalian cells and provided evidence that their generation leaves behind deletions in different locations of the cells’ genetic program, or genome.
Located in News / 2012 / March
24-week hepatitis C treatment as effective as 48-week treatment
A new study, conducted in part at UNC, finds that a 24-week triple medication treatment course for hepatitis C is just as effective as a 48-week regimen.
Located in News / 2011 / September
Acute severe pain is common in sexual assault survivors in the early post-assault period, but rarely treated
UNC researchers urge changes to practice guidelines for nurses and others who provide care to sexual assault survivors.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Inpatients who have STEMI heart attacks more likely to die than outpatients
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients who suffer a STEMI heart attack while hospitalized are 10 times more likely to die than patients who suffer a STEMI outside the hospital.
Located in News / 2013 / April
UNC Lineberger scientists lead definition of key lung cancer genome
Study opens doors to better, more targeted therapies
Located in News / 2012 / September
Kim receives AACR and Kure It Kidney Cancer research grant
William Y. Kim, MD, assistant professor in the departments of medicine and genetics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, will receive $250,000 during the two-year grant term.
Located in News / 2012 / December
VIDEO: Training birth attendants in developing countries increases babies’ survival
The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 25, 2010
Cohen receives 2011 Hope is a Vaccine Award for contributions to HIV prevention research
Myron Cohen, MD, J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Public Health, has received the GAIA Vaccine Foundation’s 2011 Hope is a Vaccine Award.
Located in News / 2011 / December
Moll honored by National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia
Stephan Moll, M.D., associate professor of hematology/oncology, received the first Medical and Scientific Leadership Award given by the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT).
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / December