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UNC Hospitals to build Surgical Tower in front of N.C. Memorial Hospital

UNC Hospitals to build Surgical Tower in front of N.C. Memorial Hospital

When the tower is complete it will provide patients and families with easier access to surgical services and create a more modern façade at the front of N.C. Memorial Hospital.

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Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.

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Healing Broken Hearts

Healing Broken Hearts

With support from the NC TraCS Institute and a caregiver’s mentality, a UNC surgeon created a research program to address the most common birth defect.

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Buchanan named UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer

Buchanan named UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer

William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Ian B. Buchanan, MD, MPH, as UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer. Buchanan will assume the newly-created role effective Aug. 1.

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TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration

TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration

UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.

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Ready for the Challenge

Ready for the Challenge

After incredible success as a vascular surgeon, researcher, and educator at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, takes over as chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.

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HIV Treatment Keeps Uninfected Partner from Contracting the Virus

HIV Treatment Keeps Uninfected Partner from Contracting the Virus

Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission according to the groundbreaking study led by Myron Cohen, MD.

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Fischer to serve as co-PI of Ebola trial in Liberia

Fischer to serve as co-PI of Ebola trial in Liberia

UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, is one of three co-principal investigators for PREVAIL IV, a new treatment trial for men who have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD) but continue to have evidence of Ebola virus genetic material, RNA, in their semen.

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NC Hospital Association Honors Dale Jenkins with Trustee Merit Award

NC Hospital Association Honors Dale Jenkins with Trustee Merit Award

Mr. Jenkins is currently chair of the Board of Trustees for UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill and was previously chair of the Board of Directors for UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh.

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Blood clots and cancer: UNC professor identifies research priorities for National Institutes of Health

Blood clots and cancer: UNC professor identifies research priorities for National Institutes of Health

Nigel Key, director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, led a national initiative to prioritize research in studying the prevalence and mechanisms of venous thrombosis in cancer patients.

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UNC awarded nearly $23 million to continue national effort to cure HIV

UNC awarded nearly $23 million to continue national effort to cure HIV

The Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE) at UNC is working on a “kick and kill” strategy to eradicate HIV from patients.

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UNC experts: Doctors shouldn’t routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokers

UNC experts: Doctors shouldn’t routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokers

The researchers point out in a commentary published in Annals of Family Medicine that existing treatments are more effective than e-cigarettes to help people quit smoking.

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‘The Creative Mind’ on display at UNC School of Medicine

‘The Creative Mind’ on display at UNC School of Medicine

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s traveling exhibit, which features African American pioneers in medicine, science, mathematics and engineering, is on display at Bondurant Hall.

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5 Reasons Why the New Hillsborough Hospital Has Already Been Great for the Hillsborough Community

5 Reasons Why the New Hillsborough Hospital Has Already Been Great for the Hillsborough Community

Last year Mayor Tom Stevens shared his thoughts about the benefits UNC Health Care's new Hillsborough Hospital would bring to the greater Hillsborough community. One year later he shares how the hospital has already proven to be a great asset to the community.

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Carnegie Corporation tabs Aziz Sancar as “Great Immigrant” honoree

Carnegie Corporation tabs Aziz Sancar as “Great Immigrant” honoree

Each year on Independence Day, the organization publishes its list entitled “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” to honor the accomplishments of notable immigrants.

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Mohlke, Garcia-Martinez named Smithies Investigators

Mohlke, Garcia-Martinez named Smithies Investigators

The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of medicine and genetics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.

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Evolution may have moved at a furious pace on a much warmer Earth

Evolution may have moved at a furious pace on a much warmer Earth

University of North Carolina researchers show that rates of spontaneous DNA mutation could have been 4,000 times higher than they are now, thanks to a hotter planet billions of years ago.

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