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Setting the stage for a new paradigm in treatment of heart failure
New evidence shows the root of heart failure lies in misfolded proteins in the heart’s cells, according to UNC researchers. The finding may pave the way for dramatically new treatment approaches.
Located in News / 2013 / January
Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb
Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.
Located in News / 2012 / June
A supercharged protein reduces damage from heart attack
UNC researchers tap into the body’s own repair system to protect heart cells after an attack. The approach could also help prevent cardiac damage in cancer patients.
Located in News / 2012 / March
Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH
Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH is Professor and Chief Medical Examiner in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She is an expert on forensic pathology, injury prevention, child fatality prevention.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
real doctors, real people - Sara Wobker
If you saw pathology resident Sara Wobker in the halls of UNC Hospitals, you might not realize that she loves riding horses. To be more specific, Wobker performs a form of horse training called dressage.
Located in News / 2012 / February
Consortium for Parasitic Drug Development and Developing World Health sign collaboration agreement
The collaboration agreement to develop new drugs is believed to be the first between a UK medical charity and international scientific consortium focused on neglected tropical diseases. Richard Tidwell, PhD, is the Director of the UNC-based consortium.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Jan. 26
Steiner, Willis named 2011 recipients of Jefferson-Pilot Award
Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine were selected by this year's committee.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Sept. 22
Charles Perou, PhD, appointed May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professorship of Molecular Oncology Research
The professorship, established by a $1 million gift from Wally (class of ’66) and Lil Loewenbaum of Austin, Texas is named in honor of Mrs. Lowenbaum’s mother, May Goldman Shaw.
Located in News / 2011 / August
International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop brings top researchers to UNC
More than 400 world-renowned clinicians and scientists converged at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center to share the latest best practices, trial results and research discoveries in the basic understanding, diagnosis and treatment of vasculitis at the 15th International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 26
Yale chemist to inaugurate Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium
Dr. Smithies, a Nobel Laureate, will soon begin inspiring a new generation of scientists by using money that came with his prize to fund annual symposia at UNC featuring lectures by other Nobel Laureates.
Located in News / 2011 / February