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Dr. Sam Weir quoted by President Obama

Dr. Sam Weir quoted by President Obama

On Dec. 3, President Barack Obama gave remarks on the Affordable Care Act and quoted Dr. Sam Weir from the UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Weir is associate professor, director of continuous improvement and director of fellowship programs in the Department of Family Medicine. We've highlighted the mention of Dr. Weir in a transcript of the President's remarks.

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Screening new inmates for HIV may not reveal many new undetected cases, study shows

Screening new inmates for HIV may not reveal many new undetected cases, study shows

More than 22,000 inmates entering North Carolina prisons in 2008 and 2009 were tested for HIV, but only 20 new cases of HIV were found.

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A Real Mindbender

A Real Mindbender

UNC neuroscientist Juan Song discovers how baby neurons stay alive, a key finding for understanding neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s

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A Prize for Perrin

A Prize for Perrin

UNC School of Medicine pediatrician Eliana Perrin earns award for work on childhood obesity.

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UNC scientists find potential cause for deadly breast cancer relapse

UNC scientists find potential cause for deadly breast cancer relapse

Adriana S. Beltran, PhD, a research assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine, found that the protein Engrailed 1 is overexpressed in basal-like carcinomas, and she designed a chain of amino acids to shut down the protein and kill basal-like tumors in the lab.

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Roper and Strong named on '300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know'

Roper and Strong named on '300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know'

UNC Health Care CEO William L. Roper and Rex Healthcare President David Strong are both included in the 2013 edition of "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," published by Becker's Hospital Review.

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Salie Babilonia:  How “The Look” Speaks Volumes

Salie Babilonia: How “The Look” Speaks Volumes

A Dare County, N.C., wife and mother of three keeps her spunky, positive spirit intact during treatment for thyroid cancer, buoying herself, her family and her medical team on the journey.

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Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation

Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation

A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.

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Carolina Breast Cancer Study enrolls record 3,000 participants

This milestone makes the Carolina Breast Cancer Study the largest-ever population-based study of breast cancer in North Carolina and one of the largest in the world.

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UNC and 14 Triangle Lowes Home Improvement Stores Team Together to Build a Challenge Course in 3 Days

UNC and 14 Triangle Lowes Home Improvement Stores Team Together to Build a Challenge Course in 3 Days

The new UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care of Chapel Hill and Lowes Home Improvement recently teamed up with colleagues to build a one-of-a-kind outdoor “Challenge Course.”

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real doctors, real people - Adam Goldstein

real doctors, real people - Adam Goldstein

In October 2013, Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, embarked on an incredible journey taking him to the heartland of civilization's beginning.

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States continue to place clinicians where they are in short supply, despite recession

States continue to place clinicians where they are in short supply, despite recession

The most popular of these incentive programs offer young physicians, dentists, mental health providers and other health professionals the opportunity to have their student loans repaid while serving in communities with limited access to care.

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Conquering Chromatin

Conquering Chromatin

Five questions for Greg Wang, a new Jefferson-Pilot fellow searching for better ways to shut down cancer cells.

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UNC and SAS join forces to personalize health care for better outcomes

Collaboration will leverage big data to help providers engage patients to manage diabetes, improve health

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UNC researchers win drug-discovery awards from pharmaceutical giant GSK

GlaxoSmithKline drug-discovery competition winners aim to find a new cancer therapy and a novel way to regulate male fertility, projects spearheaded by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Garcia recognized for outstanding scientific achievement

Garcia recognized for outstanding scientific achievement

The award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement by a minority scientist and is presented by the Minority Affairs Committee of the ASCB.

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The Maternal Bond

The Maternal Bond

Five questions for Alison Stuebe, a new Jefferson-Pilot fellow who studies the links between breastfeeding and maternal health, including the reduction of breast cancer rates.

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Promising new therapy in a smaller package

Promising new therapy in a smaller package

A new microbeam emitter developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by a team led by UNC Lineberger member Otto Zhou has the potential to bring a promising new form of radiation therapy into clinical use.

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