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Chelminski, Meltzer-Brody named first Sanders Clinician Scholars
As the first two Sanders Clinician Scholars, Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, and Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, will develop educational efforts to enhance supportive direct personal contact in the daily care of patients, and to teach others to do the same.
Located in News / 2012 / May
Chronic low back pain on the rise: UNC study finds 'alarming increase' in prevalence
The proportion of people suffering from long term, impairing low back pain has more than doubled in North Carolina since the early 1990s, according to a new study.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award
Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, will use the $25,000 award to differentiate viral and bacterial respiratory infections among malaria-negative children. The overall goal is to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use without compromising safety in an area where access to care is a real issue.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 13
Consortium identifies genome regions that could influence severity of cystic fibrosis
A team of researchers, including a number from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, have pinpointed regions of the genome that contribute to the debilitating lung disease that is the hallmark of cystic fibrosis.
Located in News / 2011 / May
CRISPR gene editing makes stem cells 'invisible' to immune system
UNC School of Medicine researchers from the lab of J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, PhD, are co-authors of a study on the creation of pluripotent stem cells that avoided transplant rejection in lab studies.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Cystic fibrosis gene typo is a double whammy
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Daniel Kaufer and Philip Sloane receive grants to improve Alzheimer's care
Drs. Kaufer and Sloane have been awarded a $540,000, three-year grant for a project aimed at increasing the number of doctors in North Carolina with expertise in treating patients with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October
Deb awarded the 2010 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award
The award provides one year of research support for outstanding cardiovascular scholars.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Deb awarded the 2010 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award
The award provides one year of research support for outstanding cardiovascular scholars.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Diabetes drug lowers risk of cardiovascular complications, kidney disease
For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a diabetes drug – liraglutide – a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2016 / June