UNC Center for Health Innovation and AARP Collaborate on Digital Health Solutions for the 50+ Population
The second Digital Health Innovation SprintTM will address the challenge of how can wearables be used to galvanize the 50+ population to take the right medications as prescribed?
In their study of the IRS-1 protein, researchers at the University of North Carolina found a new lead for reversing or preventing heart disease associated with diabetes.
A study led by UNC Lineberger researcher Ronald Chen, MD, found that a group of prostate cancer patients reliably reported their own medical histories when their responses were compared to their medical records.
With a $1.74 million grant from the NIH, UNC Lineberger researchers led by H. Shelton Earp, MD, will study a potential new strategy for improving immunotherapy drug responses in patients with melanoma.
This first-of-its-kind study used MRIs to image the brains of infants, and then researchers used brain measurements and a computer algorithm to accurately predict autism before symptoms set in.
In 1990, Howell Graham was the first patient at UNC Hospitals with cystic fibrosis to receive a double lung transplant. Over the years he has tried several times, but couldn’t quite find the right words to say ‘thank you’ for the gift he received. Now, he says he’s finally ready.
UNC neuroscientist Flavio Frohlich, PhD, will be the featured scientist at the Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. The event takes place Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
The Triangle Business Journal recently announced the winners of its annual Health Care Heroes awards. UNC Health Care was well represented on the list, with ten winners who will be honored at a banquet on March 16.
“That rare and wonderful thing called hope”: A UNC alum’s Lewy body dementia diagnosis and the doctor who made all the difference
A recent News & Observer article highlights the work of Dan Kaufer, MD, director of the UNC Memory Disorders Center, and how he helps patients diagnosed with Lewy body dementia and other neurocognitive disorders.
Findings come from an advanced DNA sequencing application developed by the lab of University of North Carolina Nobel Laureate Aziz Sancar.
Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine have identified and isolated a protein that could play a vital role in regulating proper airway function. When that protein is low in volume or missing altogether, it can cause airway hyper-reactivity in asthma.
Additional testing Sunday morning indicated that water supplied by OWASA is safe to drink.
Based on test results OWASA received early Saturday afternoon, it is now safe to drink tap water and use tap water for hand hygiene at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and at our clinics supplied by OWASA.
Nearly a decade ago, fearing for her life, UNC medical student Tendai Kwaramba fled Zimbabwe and the ruthless regime of Robert Mugabe. Today, she's a political refugee living in the United States, on her way to becoming a physician.
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers led by UNC Lineberger member Shawn Hingtgen, PhD, reach a critical milestone for treating brain cancer.
UNC Medical Center is First in the Mid Atlantic to Treat Patients with Next Generation Cardiac Mapping System
New technology enables tailored treatment for patients with cardiac arrhythmias.
With a whiff of the opposite sex, these hormone-sensitive neurons trigger pro-social behavior in mice and could play roles in anxiety, depression, and other mood-related conditions in humans.
As part of NIMH’s Experimental Therapeutics Initiative and led by Gabriel Dichter, PhD, researchers will use neuroimaging to evaluate a new treatment for decreased motivation and pleasure, symptoms that are common to many psychiatric disorders.
For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers crystalized the structure of LSD attached to a human serotonin receptor of a brain cell, and they may have discovered why an “acid trip” lasts so long.
A new NIH-funded consortium in North Carolina will offer Early Check, a free newborn screening done in partnership with the N.C. State Laboratory of Public Health, UNC, Duke University, and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.