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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 Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / July
UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders hosted successful symposium for patients
The UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders hosted a symposium for patients with functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders on June 23 - 24. The symposium brought together several of the top U.S. experts in the field who gave presentations designed to give an update on the current state of knowledge about treatments for these disorders.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / June 28
Join us Wednesday for a Google+ hangout with Dr. William E. Whitehead
UNC Health Care's first-ever Google+ hangout at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, will preview the Expert Update on Treatments for Functional GI Disorders taking place this weekend.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / June
Patient survival not impacted by liver transplants performed at night or on weekends
A new study led by Dr. A. Sidney Barritt IV of UNC shows that liver transplants performed at night or on weekends do not adversely affect patient or graft survival.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / April
Whitehead receives 5-year AHRQ R01 grant for managing fecal incontinence
William E. Whitehead, PhD, Director of the UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders, was awarded a 5-year AHRQ R01 grant to test a promising cost-effective nurse-delivered conservative treatment for fecal incontinence that was developed at the Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 5
RN: Real Nurses - Gina Althoff
Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / March
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series
M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, will be a visiting professor to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease and will present at the CGIBD Research Seminar Series on Thursday, March 22.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / March 22
Network approach improves outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease despite lack of new treatments
In this study, the proportion of children with Crohn’s disease in remission increased from 55 percent to 68 percent, with a similar improvement in ulcerative colitis patients.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / March
Recession and high co-pays tied to fewer colonoscopy screenings among people with commercial health insurance
UNC researchers found that during the recent U.S. recession, continuously insured Americans underwent fewer screening colonoscopies.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / February
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series
Richard Peek, MD, to present at Thursday, Feb. 16 CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 16