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UNC helps establish the first National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis
Leigh Callahan, Ph.D., a member of UNC’s Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has been working as part of the 12-member steering committee for the past two years to develop this new initiative. The agenda makes 10 recommendations designed to dramatically reduce the impact of osteoarthritis on Americans.
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC Hospitals qualifies for American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Recognition for heart attack care
The award recognizes UNC Hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients.
Located in News / 2011 / June
UNC Hospitals qualifies for American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Recognition for heart attack care
The award recognizes UNC Hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients.
Located in News / 2010 / August
UNC Hospitals receives performance achievement award from American College of Cardiology Foundation
UNC Hospitals is one of only 26 hospitals nationwide to receive this award, which recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
Located in News / 2010 / August
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 named 12th U.S. HHT Center of Excellence by HHT Foundation
Raj Kasthuri, MD, is director of the new center of excellence for the treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome, an inherited disorder of the blood vessels that can cause excessive bleeding.
Located in News / 2011 / March
UNC osteoarthritis study celebrates 20th year, receives $3.25 million renewal grant
News of the renewal funding arrived as the UNC researchers who run the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project are preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Smithfield, N.C.
Located in News / 2011 / October
UNC physician receives $8 million from NIH to extend kidney disease project
This award allows a team led by Dr. Ronald Falk to continue their work on glomerulonephritis and vasculitis caused by anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), which is the most common form of rapidly progressing glomerular disease.
Located in News / 2010 / August
UNC physician-scientist receives grant to study breast cancer brain metastases
The grant will fund laboratory research to test whether a new class of drugs called PARP-inhibitors, which have successfully been used to treat other types of cancers, along with nanoparticle anti-cancer agents may be effective in treating brain metastases from triple-negative breast cancer.
Located in News / 2011 / March
UNC physicians receive grant to train specialists in geriatric care
This grant will expand geriatrics training to five medical specialties and subspecialties training faculty, residents and fellows through the Alliance for Geriatric Education in Specialties (AGES).
Located in News / 2011 / January