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Tucker provides recommendations for improving patient-physician trust in China
Responding to the endemic mistrust between patients and physicians in China, Joseph D. Tucker, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine, and director of UNC Project-China, organized an initiative to rebuild patient-physician trust.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Aug. 25
A New Tool to Map the Flow of Info within Living Cells
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Klaus Hahn, PhD, John Sondek, PhD, and Daniel Marston, PhD, and colleagues at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center reveal the inner workings of cellular communication and processes important for cell migration and potentially metastasis.
Located in News / 2020 / May
Egg Oral Immunotherapy Could be Better Option than Baked Egg Therapy in Egg-Allergic Children
Edwin Kim, MD, MS, at the UNC School of Medicine reported results from a five-year multi-site study for the treatment of egg allergy in children, showing that egg oral immunotherapy was significantly more likely to achieve sustained unresponsiveness compared to children opting for baked egg therapy.
Located in News / 2020 / June
UNC Begins Plasma Collection for Treating COVID-19 Patients
The UNC Medical Center is now collecting convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to help current UNC Health COVID-19 patients, under FDA guidelines. UNC School of Medicine researchers are planning a clinical trial to analyze coronavirus antibody responses in patients who receive convalescent plasma.
Located in News / 2020 / April
New School of Medicine Strategic Plan “Forward Together” Research Initiative to Encourage Joint Hires between Clinical and Basic Science Departments
As part of strategic efforts to increase interdisciplinary translational research, the SOM Office of Research (OoR) is sponsoring a new initiative to support joint faculty hires in research between clinical and basic science departments. Clinical and Basic Science Departments that would like to partner and jointly recruit a research faculty member in the fall of 2019 are encouraged to submit an application to be considered for support.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 24
Strahl Lab Decodes Another Piece of the Histone Code Puzzle
In the journal Cell Reports, Brian Strahl, PhD, and colleagues engineered a genome regulator to reveal its important biological functions of genome access.
Located in News / 2020 / June
FARE Clinical Network Selects UNC Allergy and Immunology as FCN Discovery Center of Distinction
The UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic has been selected to become an FCN Discovery Center of Distinction. With this new designation, lead principal investigator, Edwin Kim, MD, MS, will receive a $100,000 stipend to help develop critical infrastructure necessary to deliver optimal clinical care and leadership in the community to patients with food allergy.
Located in News / 2020 / June
Research Round-Up Highlights of 2019
The SOM Office of Research releases this inaugural publication with the most noteworthy 1-2 research highlights provided by each Department.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Jan. 2
HIV Update focuses on Rapid ART, pregnancy and transgender health
Faculty from the UNC School of Medicine provided 400 clinicians from around the state best practices and the latest research results during the annual HIV Update conference at the Friday Center on Monday, May 6.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 9
Scientists Visualize Competition Between Healthy, Dysfunctional Platelets
In some patients with blood disorders, platelet transfusion therapy doesn’t work. UNC School of Medicine scientists used real-time imaging and mouse models to show why. Their work could guide clinical studies and better use of platelet therapy.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2019 / News