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Help Stuff the Bus

The 2018 Stuff the Bus campaign kicks off next Monday, July 16. This annual campaign collects school supplies for children in need in Orange, Wake and now Johnston County schools.

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 Researchers clarify role of mutations in glioblastoma

Researchers clarify role of mutations in glioblastoma

In a preclinical study, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Ryan Miller, MD, PhD, investigated whether the location of where the mutation occurred within the sequence of the PIK3CA gene affected the mutation’s ability to help drive cancerous growth. They also evaluated whether the location of the mutation would affect the cancer's response to certain treatments.

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Fire Alarm Testing - July 17 and 24

To comply with the required commissioning of the new Mechanical System serving the 5 Children’s Protective Environment Unit, the General Contractor will test the Fire Alarm and Smoke Control Life Safety Systems between 10 p.m. - 6 a.m. on July 17 and 24.

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Four UNC SOM Students named NC Schweitzer Fellows

Four UNC SOM Students named NC Schweitzer Fellows

Susan Zhao, Jamie Prince, Nicole Damari, and Yousef Abu-Salha were selected as North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows in the 2018 class of 28 graduate students who will spend next year improving community health and developing lifelong leadership skills.

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The Love of Caring

The Love of Caring

Jean Cates, RN, has been a nurse for more years than N.C. Memorial Hospital has been standing and has been providing care at UNC Hospitals for more than five decades of that time. She has devoted her life to caring for people. For those of us who work at the hospital, Jean was a familiar face in Occupational Health Services (OHS) where she has worked for the past few decades as a temporary RN. Jean retired (for the second time) at the end of June 2018.

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SOM Office of Research appoints Christopher Gregory director of Office of Research Technologies

SOM Office of Research appoints Christopher Gregory director of Office of Research Technologies

Christopher Gregory, PhD, has been appointed director of the Office of Research Technologies to increase interdisciplinary science and maximize resources available to UNC School of Medicine researchers.

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UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference

UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference

The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.

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Can CRISPR/Cas9 help cure Angelman Syndrome?

Can CRISPR/Cas9 help cure Angelman Syndrome?

In this UNC Science Short video, we feature the work of Mark Zylka's lab, which the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has awarded $200,000 to investigate CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology as the basis for a cure to Angelman Syndrome, a rare but devastating neuro-genetic condition.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions and webinars from TIAA, as well as the upcoming maternity workshop.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Lee Shuping

Carolina Care Highlight: Lee Shuping

Our patient comment this week recognizes Lee Shuping MD, MPT, in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: "This physician shared his knowledge effectively with me and his store of knowledge is impressive. He is a problem solver and goes down several paths to cover possibilities. His intelligence is obvious and he does not put on any airs. It is just evident how incredibly astute he is in his chosen field..."

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Sleep: An Essential Component of Health and Well-Being

CompPsych are continuing their series of webinars available to faculty, managers, residents, and staff. There is no limit on attendance. Both hospital and university personnel as well as members of their households are welcome to attend.

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 UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research

UNC Lineberger, King's College London scientists collaborate to accelerate cancer research

Across two days in June, scientists held sessions on breast cancer and immunotherapy research, with a focus on identifying cooperative initiatives and funding opportunities.

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