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UNC Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center inauguration
The inauguration of the Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center at UNC-Chapel Hill occurred March 2. The new center was established in October with a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
UNC's Dr. John Buse to receive national award for clinical excellence
John B. Buse, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected to receive a Clinical Excellence award at the Castle Connolly National Physician of the Year Awards ceremony.
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Located in News / 2012 / October
UNC-led team develops ‘toolkit’ to address health literacy barriers
The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released the “Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit,” which was prepared for AHRQ by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The toolkit, which can be downloaded as a PDF from the AHRQ website, is designed to help primary care doctors and their staffs learn how to communicate more effectively with their patients.
Located in News / 2010 / April
UNC’s Eron Featured in HIV Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Advance Video Series
Joseph Eron, MD, division chief of infectious diseases, was part of an expert panel focused on specific information and educational needs of health care professionals involved in diagnosis and treatment of HIV.
Located in News / 2019 / April
UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media
Olafur Palsson, professor of medicine, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and at tonic.com for his work on hypnosis to treat IBS.
Located in News / 2018 / May
VIDEO - Celebrating UNC's champions
UNC is celebrating a National Championship and recognizing its stars--both on and off the court. Watch a video recognizing UNC's stars, including our own Dr. Lisa Carey.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / April
Video: Obese 3-year-olds show early warning signs for future heart disease
A study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for possible future heart disease.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010
Video: Obese 3-year-olds show early warning signs for future heart disease
A study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for possible future heart disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010
Video: Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission
A group of leading academic and industry scientists, including UNC's Dr. David Margolis, has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March