September

real doctors, real people - Dr. Robert Berger

real doctors, real people - Dr. Robert Berger

Besides being the grandfather of electronic medical records at UNC, seeing patients and teaching in Rheumatology and Immunology, and teaching students in the Pharmacy School, there's another side of Dr. Berger outside the hospital that's equally varied and accomplished.

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Nine nurses named among "Great 100" in North Carolina

Nine nurses named among "Great 100" in North Carolina

Nine nurses at UNC Hospitals were named among the “Great 100 nurses of North Carolina” in 2010! Our Great 100 nurses are: Kevin Brady, Janet Chadwick, Ashley Farmer, Becky Foushee, Daniella Hatfield, Maureen Heck, Kathleen Richuso, Cheryl Stewart, and Darla Topley.

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Boysen addresses critical keys to patient safety

Can patient safety be taught successfully? The answer is an optimistic yes, but it requires a fundamental culture change across all phases of medical education, according to Dr. Philip Boysen, executive associate dean of graduate medical education and professor of anesthesiology.

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National Cancer Institute awards two cancer drug discovery contracts to UNC

National Cancer Institute awards two cancer drug discovery contracts to UNC

These contracts, called Task Orders, were awarded in support of the NCI’s Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC) program, and provide funding to one-year and 18-month milestones respectively.

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How to tailgate the healthy way

How to tailgate the healthy way

For fans, part of the joy of football season is the chance to eat tailgate food – and to drink plenty of alcohol. Cynthia Bulik, a professor of eating disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains how you can stay healthy at tailgate parties from before kickoff until the final touchdown.

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Carolina alumnus, former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni to speak at UNC

Carolina alumnus, former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni to speak at UNC

Frank Bruni, former restaurant critic for The New York Times and an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give two talks at UNC on Nov. 5 and 6. Both talks are open to the public.

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UNC scientists in study describing first purification of cancer gene, BRCA2

UNC scientists in study describing first purification of cancer gene, BRCA2

Their findings could lead to a better understanding of how the protein works and how BRCA2 sequence mutations cause cancer.

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YOUR HEALTH Radio celebrates two years and 100 shows

YOUR HEALTH Radio celebrates two years and 100 shows

As YOUR HEALTH Radio celebrates its 100th show this weekend, the program is expanding to improve the health of thousands of citizens in local communities.

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Family House Diaries: Charles and Patsy Harrison

Family House Diaries: Charles and Patsy Harrison

Labors of love often involve food, and a Chapel Hill couple’s life-long love of cooking and commitment to volunteering fuels them to nourish body and soul for complete strangers twice a month.

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UNC bariatric surgery program receives two important distinctions

UNC bariatric surgery program receives two important distinctions

The program has been accredited as a Level 1b facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). In addition, the program was named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.

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Scientists stack up new genes for height

Scientists stack up new genes for height

Competitors become collaborators to achieve a common goal: the discovery of genes that influence height.

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National Cancer Institute awards $13.6 million to UNC's Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

National Cancer Institute awards $13.6 million to UNC's Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

The grant will support the continued work of the center launched in 2005 as part of NCI’s Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer. The C-CCNE, one of eight original centers in the national program, is one of nine that are funded in the new phase.

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UNC scientists receive grant to develop nanotechnology for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment

UNC scientists receive grant to develop nanotechnology for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment

A team of UNC scientists has received a five-year $2,308,800 grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Nanotechnology Platform Partnerships to address the critical need for early diagnosis of and more effective treatments for pancreatic cancer.

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UNC awarded NIH grant as part of nationwide effort to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV

The five-year grants, announced September 23, will be awarded primarily by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with additional support from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), all components of NIH.

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