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UNC Health hospitals Ranked by US News & World Report
UNC Medical Center and UNC REX ranked as top hospitals in the state and Triangle.
Located in News / 2020 / July
“Heroes Health” Mental Wellness App Launched by UNC School of Medicine & UNC Health
The app is available through the App Store/Google Play Store in the United States, free of charge to first responders, healthcare workers and their organizations.
Located in News / 2020 / July
Health, Bioethics Experts and Advocates Publish Guidance for Research on HIV, Co-infections in Pregnancy
The PHASES Working Group, co-led by Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, and Kristen Sullivan, PhD, at UNC-Chapel Hill, with researchers at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins, launched ethics guidance at hivpregnancyethics.org -- a project dedicated to ending the evidence gap for pregnant women around HIV and co-infections.
Located in News / 2020 / July
UNC Researcher Leads National Survey on Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
Olafur Palsson, PsyD, professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, led a study investigating the emotional and mental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. The study authors are releasing their findings directly to the public in an effort to provide guidance and understanding to individuals and clinicians as the pandemic evolves.
Located in News / 2020 / June
UNC Health Eases Visitor Restrictions for Triangle
Patients at UNC Medical Center, UNC REX and Johnston Health will be allowed one visitor
Located in News / 2020 / June
UNC Children’s Named to U.S. News’ “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 12th Straight Year
UNC Children’s is nationally ranked in seven subspecialties, two in the top 25
Located in News / 2020 / June
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Reduces Hypoglycemia in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Laura Young, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was UNC’s principal investigator for this six-month clinical trial that shows the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) reduces serious levels of hypoglycemia compared with standard monitoring by daily use of blood glucose finger-stick test strips.
Located in News / 2020 / June
Roth Leads $26.9 Million Project to Create Better Psychiatric Medications
Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a team of internationally acclaimed researchers led by UNC School of Medicine’s Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, aims to create new medications to effectively and rapidly treat depression, anxiety, and substance abuse without major side effects.
Located in News / 2020 / June
UNC Researchers Create New Type of Accurate COVID-19 Antibody Test
UNC School of Medicine researchers Aravinda de Silva, PhD, and Prem Lakshmanane, PhD, and colleagues developed a COVID-19 test that pinpoints human antibodies specific to a particular part of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. The test can be ramped up to document past and recent COVID-19 infections and possibly used to identify asymptomatic virus infection and the level of immunity in individuals.
Located in News / 2020 / June
UNC Researchers Collaborate on Project to Study Pandemic’s Impact on People with Eating Disorders
Cynthia Bulik, PhD, founding director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) is leading a study with Christine Peat, PhD, director of the National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED), to characterize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with eating disorders. Preliminary data from the U.S. and the Netherlands are being published to share with clinicians and caregivers to provide a roadmap forward as the pandemic evolves.
Located in News / 2020 / June