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Cancer-causing virus mimics host signal to drive cell growth, protein production

Cancer-causing virus mimics host signal to drive cell growth, protein production

UNC Lineberger researcher Blossom Damania, PhD, postdoctoral researcher Aadra Bhatt, PhD, and colleagues have discovered a slick trick a virus uses to spur cancerous cell growth in its host: the virus initiates a signal that mimics one of the host cell’s own signals.

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Researchers discover how faulty genetic instructions drive a deadly blood cancer in adults

Researchers discover how faulty genetic instructions drive a deadly blood cancer in adults

A study by UNC Lineberger researcher G. Greg Wang, PhD, and colleagues uncovered the genetic mechanism for how acute myeloid leukemia cells with a specific DNA mutation stay as undifferentiated cells, rather than maturing into healthy blood cells.

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New ImPACT initiative puts graduate students on the path toward successful science careers

New ImPACT initiative puts graduate students on the path toward successful science careers

The immersion internship program pairs young scientists with leading companies and organizations throughout the Triangle to bolster experience outside academia.

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UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointestinal disorders

UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointestinal disorders

UNC School of Medicine faculty members took on critical roles in amending diagnostic criteria questionnaires for functional GI disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide.

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Gianforcaro named Executive Medical Director for Population Health at UNC Health Care

Gianforcaro named Executive Medical Director for Population Health at UNC Health Care

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bob Gianforcaro has accepted the new role of Executive Medical Director for Population Health for UNC Health Care effective July 1, 2016.

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Code Sepsis team recognizes May's 'Sepsis Stars'

Code Sepsis team recognizes May's 'Sepsis Stars'

The Code Sepsis team is grateful to May's 'Sepsis Stars,' who were instrumental in delivering the sepsis bundle to patients in their care. Please see which of your colleagues are Sepsis Stars.

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Healthwise patient instructions upgrade June 28

The Healthwise patient instructions found through the Clinical References (or References) link in Epic@UNC will be upgraded Tuesday, June 28.

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News from HR

Learn more about onsite visits from Courtyard by Marriott, Blue Ridge Companies Apartment Complexes and the North Carolina Theatre.

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Dillard's Fundraising Sale

Please visit the Dillard's Fundraising Sale in the Children's Hospital lobby June 27 - 29.

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Nursing Policy Update - June 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective June 2016.

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Chancellor to hold Zika awareness event for UNC campus community

Chancellor to hold Zika awareness event for UNC campus community

UNC School of Medicine researcher and public health officials to discuss Zika research and prevention at upcoming event for students, faculty and staff at campus event.

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Form Needed for Picking Up Rhogam

For those patients who require Rhogam, there is now a form that can be printed to be used when picking up the product.

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UNC a lead site in clinical trial of three hepatitis C medications

UNC a lead site in clinical trial of three hepatitis C medications

Dr. Michael Fried, director of the UNC Liver Center, is a co-principal investigator of the PRIORITIZE Study.

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What To Do If You Respond To A Phishing Email

Phishing emails are a consistent threat that we face on a daily basis. Find out more about what to do if you have submitted sensitive information to a malicious phishing site.

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E-cigarette use can alter hundreds of genes involved in airway immune defense

E-cigarette use can alter hundreds of genes involved in airway immune defense

The long-term health effects of e-cigarettes remain unknown, but toxicologists at UNC are now uncovering how use of e-cigarettes affect genes involved in upper airway immune defense.

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