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Gene variations linked to intestinal blockage in newborns with cystic fibrosis
The discovery by an international team of researchers offers the possibility of developing therapies to intervene in utero. Some of these genes may influence disease in other cystic fibrosis-affected organs.
Located in News / 2012 / April
Increased mucins pinned to worsening cystic fibrosis symptoms
The discovery from UNC School of Medicine researchers overturns a controversial research study and offers a path for creating and testing CF treatments.
Located in News / 2014 / June
Twelve-year-old Katelyn is a fighter. She’s always been a fighter. From the moment she took her first breath, her family has been told time and time again that she may not survive the complications she suffers from cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia, but each time, with the help of her loved ones and UNC caregivers, she has found the strength to beat the odds. This is Katelyn’s story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
McAllister Heart Inst. presents: Jeff Holmes, MD, PhD, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering & Medicine at the University of Virginia
Seminar Title: “Scar Formation After Myocardial Infarction: What Happens, Why does it Matter, and What Can We Do about It?
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 9
N.C. Children's Airway Center
The N.C. Children's Airway Center was established in 2007 to treat children with complex airway problems. This multidisciplinary center is one of only a handful the in country and provides cutting-edge care to children throughout the Southeast.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 4
N.C. Children’s Hospital one of “America’s Best”
North Carolina Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / June
Researchers pin down genetic pathways linked to CF disease severity
New findings from the UNC School of Medicine may shed light on why cystic fibrosis patients with the same genetic mutation can have different disease severity and may react differently to medications
Located in News / 2015 / February
Researchers reveal evolution’s design for keeping lungs clean and healthy
The discovery revamps previously held beliefs on how the human airway functions and provides a unifying theory for how to treat seemingly different airway diseases, ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma.
Located in News / 2012 / August
Richard C. Boucher, MD
Richard C. Boucher, MD is an Executive Associate Dean for Translational Research, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in cystic fibrosis, asthma, airway diseases.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
With the help of his care team at N.C. Children’s Hospital, this 15-year-old track star from Bryson City demonstrates a chronic lung disease can't keep a good athlete down.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive