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Should you go gluten-free?
The market for gluten-free food, touted as a cure for all ills, has grown by double digits in the past five years. But are such health claims half-baked? Maya Jerath, MD, PhD, the director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, gives the “dough-down” on the gluten-free diet.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Consortium identifies genome regions that could influence severity of cystic fibrosis
A team of researchers, including a number from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, have pinpointed regions of the genome that contribute to the debilitating lung disease that is the hallmark of cystic fibrosis.
Located in News / 2011 / May
Irelands north and south in cross border research collaboration with UNC
The joint NIH (to UNC), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland matching grant totals roughly $2 million a year over four years.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Video: Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission
A group of leading academic and industry scientists, including UNC's Dr. David Margolis, has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
How to fight winter’s ailments
Three University of North Carolina medical professionals explain how to stay healthy in winter.
Located in News / 2011 / February
UNC School of Medicine ranks 6th in NIH research funding for public schools in 2013
Eight basic science and clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Benefits of statin therapy may extend beyond lowering lipids
A study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has identified a molecular pathway that leads to the formation of abnormal blood clots. They turned it off using a popular class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins.
Located in News / 2012 / January
Flythe earns Woods junior faculty award
Jennifer Flythe, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of nephrology, has been selected as this year’s James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award winner.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Margolis collaboration featured in The New Yorker
UNC School of Medicine researcher David Margolis, MD, was one of the first researchers to resist the common view that HIV is an incurable infection
Located in News / 2014 / December
A Single-Cell Breakthrough
UNC School of Medicine scientist Scott Magness and collaborators use their newly developed technology to dissect properties of single stem cells. The advancement will allow researchers to study gastrointestinal disorders and cancers like never before.
Located in News / 2015 / March