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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Dengue as a Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Current Status of Vaccine Development"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its March speaker, Aravinda de Silva, PhD, MPH, for his talk, "Dengue as a Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Current Status of Vaccine Development."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 1
Peanut allergy therapy proves effective during phase 3 clinical trial
Wesley Burks, MD, was a principal investigator on the phase 3 PALISADE trial to determine the efficacy of the AR101 oral immunotherapy developed by Aimmune Therapeutics for people allergic to peanuts.
Located in News / 2018 / February
UNC SOM lands 16 departments in top 25 for NIH funding
The UNC School of Medicine ranks 16th overall in NIH funding; 6th among public universities. The department of cell biology and physiology is the highest ranked at 2nd overall.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Davis named Chair of Department of Pediatrics
Stephanie D. Davis, MD, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine and Physician in Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital effective July 23, 2018.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Epigenomics as a Strategy to Explore Human Cancers"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its February speaker, Ian Davis, MD, PhD for his talk, "Epigenomics as a Strategy to Explore Human Cancers."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 1
Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Michelle Hernandez, MD, found that asthma patients taking a kind of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol had less inflammation of the airways. The study points to a new way to control asthma’s chronic symptoms.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Burks publishes clinical practice article in NEJM
The article, written by Dr. Wesley Burks of UNC and Dr. Stacie M. Jones of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is published in the September 21, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Tamera Coyne-Beasley featured in UNC Women in Science series
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, as well as director of the North Carolina Child Research Health Network at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NCTraCS). She is the president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her research focuses on sexual health, vaccines, injury, and violence prevention among adolescents.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Predicting Autism: Study Links Infant Brain Connections to Diagnoses at Age 2
In two previous studies, University of North Carolina researchers and colleagues linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Heritable change: a $1,000,000 private gift supports research, next generation leadership in MPS
With a $1,000,000 gift honoring the memory of their son, Catherine and Wayne Bardsley created the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fellowship in Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism and the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fund for Excellence in Research to transform the once-dire genetic heritage of mucopolysaccharidoses into a legacy of hope.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / June 8