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Kibbe featured as part of WRAL's Celebrating Women Series
Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the department of surgery, was featured by WRAL TV where she spoke about the chance encounters that shaped her career and her role in leading the national fight against sex bias in drug development.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Berg quoted in NY Times, WRAL Tech Wire on genetic screening
As genetic testing increases in popularity, experts such as Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, question the usefulness of screening disease risks for the general public until further research establishes best practices.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Sharpless discusses NCI priorities
Ned Sharpless, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute and former director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, outlined his priorities in a speech at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting and in an interview with the Washington Post.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / April 19
Sullivan makes international news with new study on genes and depression
Patrick Sullivan, MD, made international news with a study he contributed to that uncovered 30 new genes linked to depression, tripling the number known to play a role in the debilitating disease.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Multiple UNC physicians quoted in articles for online magazine Bustle
Writers for Bustle, a popular online magazine created by women and for women, recently quoted multiple UNC physicians for various health-related articles.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC experts respond to CDC’s advisory regarding increase in mosquito and tick borne illnesses
On Tuesday, the CDC issued a report on the rising rates of tick and mosquito borne illnesses across the United States. In an interview with CNN, Myron Cohen, MD, spoke about the importance of the advisory and increasing public awareness. David Weber, MD, MPH, spoke with the New York Times about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Commins discusses increase in Alpha-Gal Diagnoses with CBS News
Scott Commins, MD, PhD, of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, is a nationally known expert on the Alpha-Gal allergy, a red meat allergy caused by tick bites. Diagnoses of Alpha-Gal are on the rise, and Commins spoke with CBS News about the issue.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media
Olafur Palsson, professor of medicine, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and at for his work on hypnosis to treat IBS.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Former Navy Seal Robert Adams, MD, featured on podcast
Former Navy SEAL Robert Adams, MD, of the UNC Physicians Network, was featured on the Peer Spectrum Podcast to discuss his book "Six Days of the Impossible," a medical look at Navy SEAL hell week.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Jaspers, Clapp featured in NY Times for e-cigarette research
Researchers in lab of Ilona Jaspers, PhD, found that the common food additive cinnamaldehyde impaired cilia -- the hair-like structures on lung cells crucial for proper respiratory function.
Located in News / 2018 / June