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Genomic study finds a new role for microRNAs as predictors of Crohn’s disease progression
These findings by UNC School of Medicine researchers are an important step forward in designing more effective clinical trials and developing personalized Crohn’s disease therapies.
Located in News / 2018 / October
Calcium supplements may increase the risk of bowel lesions
Possible risks must be weighed against the benefits of supplements, a study led by Seth Crockett, MD, MPH, finds.
Located in News / 2018 / March
New partnership launches Carolina Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program
The state-wide program to help patients across North Carolina grew out of the successful doctor mentorship initiative led by Michael Fried, MD, Director of the UNC Liver Center.
Located in News / 2017 / March
UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointestinal disorders
UNC School of Medicine faculty members took on critical roles in amending diagnostic criteria questionnaires for functional GI disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide.
Located in News / 2016 / June
UNC Liver Center partners with Halifax County physicians to improve hepatitis C care
Led by Michael Fried, MD, web-based physician mentoring yields an impressive rate of cure for patients of the Rural Health Group.
Located in News / 2016 / May
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dietary interventions to treat Crohn’s Disease
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.
Located in News / 2016 / April
Gut bacteria population, diversity linked to anorexia nervosa
Studying the ‘gut-brain axis,’ UNC researchers find evidence of an association between the gut microbiota and the eating disorder.
Located in News / 2015 / September
UNC doctors analyze treatment options for gallbladder disease
Their article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, explores the pros and cons of five different interventional approaches to treating gallbladder disease – a condition that affects more than 25 million Americans.
Located in News / 2015 / July
Dr. Robert Sandler receives the Julius Friedenwald Medal
This award was established in 1941 to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the American Gastronterological Association and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. This is the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member.
Located in News / 2015 / May
Dr. Susan Henning receives AGA's Distinguished Mentor Award
Established by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) in 2004, the Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes two individuals each year for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.
Located in News / 2015 / May