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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
Catching his breath
Born premature at 26 weeks, David Cumbie was just 11 weeks old when doctors in Boston performed a tracheostomy to bypass his obstructed airway. More than two years later, a team of UNC Children’s specialists gave him back his breath—and his voice.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 8
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
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
UNC researchers find genetic trigger for RSV-induced infant hospitalizations
The discovery could lead to new therapies and better diagnostics, resulting in fewer hospitalizations of children with respiratory syncytial virus, the leading cause of severe lung infection in babies.
Located in News / 2014 / April
A Grand Opening
With the dedication of Marsico Hall, UNC ushered in a new era of medical research, collaboration, and promise for the people of North Carolina and beyond.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation
A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.
Located in News / 2013 / November
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 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
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