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Some e-cigarette ingredients are surprisingly more toxic than others

Some e-cigarette ingredients are surprisingly more toxic than others

UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Robert Tarran created a new screening technique to deduce the different toxicity levels of the more than 7,700 types of e-liquid flavors available to consumers.

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Laura Klinger, director of TEACCH Autism Program, featured on podcast

Laura Klinger, director of TEACCH Autism Program, featured on podcast

In the run-up to World Autism Day on Monday, April 2, the moms who run the Spawned podcast interviewed Laura Klinger, PhD, about various issues related to autism, including the latest research developments.

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Mentoring in the Era of #MeToo

Mentoring in the Era of #MeToo

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, vice dean for education, wrote a commentary JAMA this week about the power and importance of mentorships as society continues to progress toward gender equality.

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Coyne-Beasley talks about connectedness, gun violence, and the power of youth to change the world

Coyne-Beasley talks about connectedness, gun violence, and the power of youth to change the world

An NC TraCS interview with Dr. Coyne-Beasley about her first year as president of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine and the pressing issues of the day.

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New Partnership will expand Malawian Surgical Initiative

New Partnership will expand Malawian Surgical Initiative

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh will fund the training of an additional surgeon each year as part of the in-country initiative led by UNC’s Anthony Charles, MD, MPH.

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Register to join the UNC SOM team for Bike MS

Register to join the UNC SOM team for Bike MS

The event is September 8 and 9. Riders can choose to ride from 30 to 100 flat and beautiful miles each day.

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UNC School of Medicine Ranked Number One for Primary Care

UNC School of Medicine Ranked Number One for Primary Care

In the organization’s annual rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC School of Medicine 1st in primary care, 23rd in research, and 14th for obstetrics and gynecology.

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UNC Graduate School Names Impact, Horizon Award Winners

UNC Graduate School Names Impact, Horizon Award Winners

Of the 22 awardees, 10 are in the UNC School of Medicine or in departments shared between the school and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

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Match Day: Sights and Sounds

Match Day: Sights and Sounds

Recapping Match Day at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Match Day: The end of the beginning

Match Day: The end of the beginning

We spoke to a few students about this pivotal day, their reflections on their time at the UNC School of Medicine, and their feelings as they enter the next phases of their careers.

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Improved capture of cancer cells could aid in disease tracking

Improved capture of cancer cells could aid in disease tracking

In the journal Clinical Cancer Research, UNC Lineberger's Andrew Wang, MD, and colleagues reported that by forcing cancer cells to slow down and developing stronger molecular traps for them, they could identify large numbers of the cells in cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.

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Core facilities, learning opportunities available for researchers, staff

Core facilities, learning opportunities available for researchers, staff

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Research Technologies is fostering an environment of community and mentoring for UNC core directors and researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and across campus.

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Three SOM faculty named TBJ Health Care Heroes

Three SOM faculty named TBJ Health Care Heroes

At the annual Triangle Business Journal Health Care Heroes awards dinner, three UNC School of Medicine faculty were honored, as well as four other UNC Health Care employees.

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A few minutes with Stephen Frye, PhD

A few minutes with Stephen Frye, PhD

After a 20-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, Stephen Frye, PhD, joined the UNC faculty in 2007 with the goal of partnering with physician-scientists to develop new cancer therapeutics. In May, he and his wife Susan will ride 60 miles on a tandem bicycle to support Team UNC Lineberger in The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer. We recently sat down with Frye to talk about his love of chemistry, his interest in writing, and his desire to break the 50 mph barrier on his bicycle.

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Wake Forest Baptist, UNC Health Care Sign Binding Definitive Agreement Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health

Over the coming months, leadership from both Wake Forest Baptist and High Point Regional Health will be working together to take the necessary steps toward full integration.

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The Problem of Burnout Among Surgeons

The Problem of Burnout Among Surgeons

UNC School of Medicine's Marco Patti, MD, is the senior author of an article on burnout in JAMA Surgery.

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UNC School of Medicine Announces three new Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professors

Three exemplary physician-scientists at the UNC School of Medicine – David Margolis, MD, Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, and Janet Rubin, MD – have been named Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professors.

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