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Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute awards funding to address research priorities in health care for women with diabetes
Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, director of the Diabetes and Obesity Core at the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research and member of the UNC Diabetes Center, will partner with Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins University, to create an online network to engage women with diabetes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / June 2
How blood vessels control their destiny
UNC researchers define the importance of the decoy receptor VEGFR1 in the process of angiogenesis, in findings that could have important implications in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Located in News / 2017 / June
UNC study: Mast cell tryptase test may aid in diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis
A pathology test may help doctors distinguish between two separate but overlapping esophageal disorders that require different courses of treatment, according to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2010 / May
UNC Lineberger Research Provides New Insights Into Deadly Brain Cancer
New findings by researchers at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center suggest that the most common form of malignant brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is probably not a single disease but a set of diseases, each with a distinct underlying molecular disease process.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
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