August

Healing and Helping - Diane Owens

Healing and Helping - Diane Owens

As an Employee Ambassador, Diane Owens earned a donation of $250 for Team River Runner through UNC Health Care's Ambassador Recognition Program.

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UNC Lineberger announces first Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award recipient

UNC Lineberger announces first Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award recipient

Carmina G. Valle, MPH, is the recipient of the competitive $5,000 award, which recognizes excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences.

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Study shows higher healing rate using unique cell-based therapy in chronic venous leg ulcers

Study shows higher healing rate using unique cell-based therapy in chronic venous leg ulcers

A unique living human cell formula is applied on leg ulcers in a topical spray, providing 52 percent greater likelihood of wound closure than patients treated with compression bandages only.

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Imaging study sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects

Imaging study sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects

The new imaging study in a mouse model for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders could enhance the diagnoses of birth defects caused by alcohol exposure in the womb and it illustrates how the precise timing of that exposure could determine specific kinds of defects.

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real doctors, real people - Loren Robinson

real doctors, real people - Loren Robinson

Loren Robinson, a chief resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, spends Saturdays speaking to students interested in medicine and other time in one-on-one mentoring relationships with some of those students.

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UNC team describes novel inflammatory protein function

UNC team describes novel inflammatory protein function

A UNC-led team of scientists describes the function of a previously uncharacterized protein that dramatically influences inflammation.

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Kathy DeClue: A Selfless Gift from a Younger Brother

Kathy DeClue: A Selfless Gift from a Younger Brother

A Randolph County woman with leukemia receives stem cells from her youngest brother in hopes of restoring her health and returning to work as a baker.

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Study reveals new molecular target for melanoma treatment

Study reveals new molecular target for melanoma treatment

A laboratory study led by UNC medical oncologist Stergios Moschos, MD, demonstrates how a new targeted drug, Elesclomol, blocks oxidative phosphorylation, which appears to play essential role in melanoma that has not been well-understood.

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B Cell survival holds key to chronic graft vs. host disease

B Cell survival holds key to chronic graft vs. host disease

A team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, shows in the laboratory that B cells from patients with chronic GVHD are much more active than cells from patients without the disease.

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CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up"

CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up"

Join the stampede! CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up" is coming Aug. 18.

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UNC-led research links E.coli strain to cancer

UNC-led research links E.coli strain to cancer

The study was led by Christian Jobin, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

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RN: Real Nurses - Morgan Womble

RN: Real Nurses - Morgan Womble

Morgan Womble is a nurse in the Orthopedics/Trauma unit at UNC Hospitals. She's also a self-described "adrenaline junkie" and skydiver.

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Researchers reveal evolution’s design for keeping lungs clean and healthy

Researchers reveal evolution’s design for keeping lungs clean and healthy

The discovery revamps previously held beliefs on how the human airway functions and provides a unifying theory for how to treat seemingly different airway diseases, ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma.

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