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The Unintended Consequences of Centralized Blood Banking and What To Do About It
According to Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, of the UNC School of Medicine, the WHO should amend its centralization policy to help doctors save lives in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Located in News / 2017 / January
Honeycutt awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
Jenna Bone Honeycutt, PhD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the Department of Energy in the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 2
‘Unraveling Zika’: Join UNC School of Medicine experts for panel discussion, Q&A
The UNC School of Medicine has more than a dozen groups dedicated to Zika research and vaccine development. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the School of Medicine will host an expert panel event and Q&A discussion in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center. The event is open to the public and audience questions are encouraged.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Antibodies from dengue virus survivors can be used to prevent Zika infection
A joint study conducted by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC School of Medicine shows that individuals previously infected with dengue virus could have key antibodies that protect against the Zika virus.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Parr receives two awards to research malaria parasite that avoids rapid test detection
Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases fellow, recently secured two funding sources to further his research into how a malaria parasite in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is avoiding rapid test detection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Oct. 27
HIV Treatment Keeps Uninfected Partner from Contracting the Virus
Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission according to the groundbreaking study led by Myron Cohen, MD.
Located in News / 2016 / July
UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research
Across two days in June, scientists held sessions on breast cancer and immunotherapy research, with a focus on identifying cooperative initiatives and funding opportunities.
Located in News / 2018 / July
Researchers receive $3.6 million award to improve mental health treatment in Africa
A collaborative, international team at UNC has received a multimillion dollar award to study the mental health of people in Malawi and Tanzania living with a non-communicable disease, like diabetes or hypertension. Non-communicable diseases are the second leading cause of death in Malawi, according to the World Health Organization.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Sept. 28
Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents
Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it ‘very believable’ that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study.
Located in News / 2016 / December
UNC, Duke Team up with Carrboro-based Caktus Group on HIV Gaming App
The Daily Dose app will utilize game mechanics and social networking features to improve adherence to HIV medication.
Located in News / 2013 / October