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Study shows meetings with palliative care clinicians offer no additional benefit to caretakers of chronically critically ill patients
The research published in JAMA also found that ICU clinicians provided adequate communication, information.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Tamborino Family
Everything in the Tamborino house is bigger—the meals, the celebrations and, without question, the affection. Parents, Norine and Frank, do everything bigger, because four of their five boisterous children—Julie, 20, Tori, 17, Catherine , 15, and Frankie, 10—have cystic fibrosis, and they know they have to make each moment count. Having been in and out of several health care systems, the close-knit family found a home away from home at UNC. This is the Tamborinos' story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
The Family Disease
Cystic fibrosis took five of her siblings at a young age. Now, Wanda O’Neal, PhD, is part of a team of UNC researchers searching for reasons why. Their latest work has provided new insights that will help unravel why a sixth sibling with CF is living a productive life as he turns 50.
Located in News / 2015 / April
Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
Located in News / 2012 / July
Timothy
At age 7, Timothy is the only living person in the world (and the oldest ever!) with a specific gene mutation causing myriad medical problems, including the most severe case of insulin-dependent diabetes his N.C. Children's Hospital care team has ever seen.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive
Two UNC doctors participating in Ebola clinical trial
William A. Fischer II and David Wohl are taking part in a clinical trial at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in which plasma from survivors of Ebola virus disease is given to patients who are battling the disease.
Located in News / 2014 / December
UNC awarded $6.25 million renewal grant by NIH Rare Diseases Research Network
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.25 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).
Located in News / 2014 / October
UNC partners with FDA, NIH to create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science
Research from new programs to inform potential tobacco regulatory activities
Located in News / 2013 / September
UNC Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach
In the recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Hospitals, UNC Hospitals was nationally ranked in five of the 16 specialties. In this series, we profile these specialties to learn more about what makes them so outstanding.
Located in News / 2015 / September
UNC researcher awarded grant to study early cystic fibrosis lung disease
Multi-center program focusing on infants and young children could provide a roadmap for prevention
Located in News / 2012 / October