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A Prize for Perrin
UNC School of Medicine pediatrician Eliana Perrin earns award for work on childhood obesity.
Located in News / 2013 / November
Emergency department visits by mental health patients on the rise in North Carolina
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients with mental health disorders are visiting North Carolina hospital emergency departments in growing numbers.
Located in News / 2013 / June
Study raises concern about ability of tests to predict fertility
The study found that the cutoffs used by such infertility tests, which measure levels of a molecule called follicle stimulating hormone or FSH, label many women as infertile who actually go on to have children naturally.
Located in News / 2010 / October
UNC researchers develop new model of cellular movement
At the heart of a new study are two proteins that work together to help cancers metastasize
Located in News / 2014 / April
UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic
UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009
Technique enables precise control of protein activity in living cells
In a paper published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, UNC's Klaus M. Hahn, PhD, describes a new technique called engineered allosteric regulation, which provides a new tool for scientists who study the interactions of proteins within living cells.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 1, 2010
A single atom controls motility required for bacterial infection
Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk. The finding identifies a key step in the process by which bacteria infect their hosts, and could one day lead to new drug targets to prevent infection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 8, 2010
Improved ultrasound imaging provides alternate way to visualize tumors
The new technique, developed by UNC researchers, would be cheaper and could allow doctors to visualize tumors without the use of radiation.
Located in News / 2014 / January
NC TraCS Institute at UNC joins first national research study recruitment registry
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined more than 51 research institutions around the United States in making information about its clinical research trials available on ResearchMatch, the country’s first registry for recruiting research participants.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010
Excellence Fund Seed Grant application available
The Excellence Fund provides Seed Grant Awards to UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals to support innovative research projects which may lead to new treatments and cures for today's diseases. The application deadline is Jan. 28, 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010