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Boyce receives NIH support for innovative Malaria study in Uganda
Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, a clinical instructor in the division of infectious diseases, has been awarded a nearly $1-million Career Development Award (K23) from the National Institutes of Health to utilize principles from criminology to map mosquito breeding sites in Western Uganda. The project could increase the efficiency of vector control in the region.
Located in News / 2018 / November
UNC to Create the Next Generation, Ultra-Long-Acting Antiretroviral Formulations for HIV Treatment and Prevention
New project aims to provide long-lasting HIV treatment and/or protection from a single injection. Angela Wahl, PhD, Rahima Benhabbour, PhD, and Martina Kovarova, PhD, are collaborating to lead the work, which is funded by a $3.8-million NIH grant.
Located in News / 2018 / October
Long-acting injectable implant shows promise for HIV treatment and prevention
The long-acting antiretroviral drug formulation, developed by UNC School of Medicine researchers Rahima Benhabbour, PhD and Martina Kovarova, PhD, is injected under the skin and forms into a solid implant that dissolves slowly to release anti-HIV medication over time.
Located in News / 2018 / October
NIH Funds UNC Study to Investigate Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika
UNC researchers led by Elizabeth Stringer, MD, Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, along with collaborators in Nicaragua, have been given a five-year, $2.7 million R01 award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the epidemiology of Zika virus in pregnancy and the impact the virus has on infant neurodevelopment
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 27
Honeycutt awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
Jenna Bone Honeycutt, PhD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the Department of Energy in the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 2
UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference
The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.
Located in News / 2018 / July
UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research
Across two days in June, scientists held sessions on breast cancer and immunotherapy research, with a focus on identifying cooperative initiatives and funding opportunities.
Located in News / 2018 / July
UNC Lineberger hosts Malawi delegation
A team of Malawian health and government officials met with UNC health and university leaders, researchers and clinical staff across three days to prepare for the opening of the first dedicated cancer center in Malawi.
Located in News / 2018 / June
T cells alone are sufficient to establish and maintain HIV infection in the brain
Led by J. Victor Garcia, PhD, UNC researchers report in the Journal of Clinical Investigation that T cells in the brain may be an important HIV reservoir that should be targeted by HIV cure approaches.
Located in News / 2018 / June
NIH Grant to Provide Doctoral Training to Nicaraguan Researchers
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year $1.2-million grant to support training Nicaraguan researchers at UNC and at the University of Nicaragua, León.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 17