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Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb
Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.
Located in News / 2012 / June
New findings in the search for genetic clues to insulin production
A cutting-edge genomic analysis method has helped researchers track new genetic contributors relevant to diabetes. The results provide a first example that the new tool can help decipher many complex diseases such as obesity and cancer.
Located in News / 2012 / December
Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Winter Newsletter
In this issue: Profile of Dr. Carol Lorenz, Spotlight on Research: Time to Conceive, Submission process for clinical trial research study and New research at Center for Women's Health Research.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
Many rare mutations contribute to schizophrenia risk
Two new studies provide further evidence that schizophrenia arises from the combined effects of many genes. Dr. Patrick Sullivan of UNC is a co-author of one of the studies.
Located in News / 2014 / January
Re-opening of the Animal Models Core Facility
The newly reorganized Animal Models Core Facility, under the direction of Dale Cowley, Ph.D., is now officially open for business.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
UNC Diabetes Care Center begins recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy
Beginning recruitment in June, the project is called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study. UNC will enroll patients at locations in Durham and Greensboro, N.C.
Located in News / 2013 / June
UNC Awarded $3.5 Million to Study HIV Transmission Prevention Among Newly Infected
A team of researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study HIV prevention methods among people with acute HIV infection (AHI).
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009
Diabetes investigation in rats makes editor's pick in APS journal
An investigation into diabetes-related outcomes in a rat model, with senior author William Valdar, PhD, assistant professor of genetics at UNC, and first author Leah Solberg Woods, PhD, from the Medical College of Wisconsin, has made the editor's pick in this month's Physiological Genomics, a journal of the American Physiological Society.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 7
Apply for the NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program
Dr. Etta Pisano announced this week that the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (TraCS) Institute is now accepting applications for the NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November
UNC awarded $6.2 million renewal grant by NIH Rare Diseases Research Network
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009