Beginning recruitment in June, the project is called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study. UNC will enroll patients at locations in Durham and Greensboro, N.C.
The study will focus on assessing the impact of a clinic-based intervention that includes having patients view a multimedia decision aid (in English or Spanish) before seeing their physician, as well as support from a bilingual patient “navigator” on completion of recommended colon cancer screening tests.
A research team, including UNC scientists, reports that including the positive effect of aspirin on cancer mortality influences the threshold for prescribing aspirin for primary prevention in men.
Clinical geneticist James Evans, MD, PhD helped to open the exhibition, Genome: Unlocking Life's Code. The high-tech, high-intensity display celebrates the 10th anniversary of production of the first complete human genome sequence also known as the genetic blueprint of the human body.
Paul E. Monahan, MD, will receive the Leadership in Research Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation at the foundation’s 65th anniversary reception in New York City on June 12.
New research from the UNC School of Medicine has shown how a protein called UHRF1 “reads” the histone code in a specific way to perform an important cellular function.
This is the sixth straight year that N.C. Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals."
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients with mental health disorders are visiting North Carolina hospital emergency departments in growing numbers.
Dr. J. Niklas Ulrich, an eye surgeon at UNC, also competes at tennis with area pros and college athletes.
James Evans, MD, PhD, an international expert in gene patenting and genetics policy, comments on the June 13, 2013 Supreme Court ruling regarding gene patenting.
In a new survey, nearly two-thirds of North Carolina high school students who responded said that no health care professional they had seen asked them if they smoke, or advised them against smoking.
A North Carolina nonprofit organization and a UNC Hospitals volunteer partnered to bring an 8-year-old girl with congenital heart problems to UNC for medical treatment.
Better treatments for people suffering from compromised intestinal immunity may emerge from a small-animal model of human intestinal immune development.
Grayson Clamp, a 3-year-old from Charlotte, received the auditory brain stem implant in a child done as part of an FDA clinical trial during a surgery done this spring at UNC Hospitals.
Much of the world was fascinated late last week with the story and video footage of Grayson Clamp hearing for the first time. Grayson is a 3-year-old patient from Charlotte who is the first at UNC Hospitals, and among the first in the U.S., to receive an auditory brain stem implant as part of an FDA-approved trial. Watch and read just a few pieces of the coverage of Grayson's incredible story.
Teixeira, a native of Brazil whose research field is plant biology, works in the lab run by his UNC mentor, Jeff Dangl, PhD.
Sarah Hassing, an RN in the PICU at North Carolina Children's Hospital, can make a cake look like almost anything.
A team of scientists from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Duke University have conducted one of the first studies to directly compare canine and human B-cell lymphoma by examining molecular similarities and differences between the two species.
As we approach National HIV/AIDS Testing Day on June 27, a new call center will connect newly diagnosed North Carolinians with HIV care providers.
The gene, Arl13b, is necessary for the proper construction of the cerebral cortex. The finding offers new insights on normal brain development and illuminates some of the factors behind Joubert’s syndrome, a rare neurological disorder.
On this page you can see all of the videos about the journey of Maryam, an 8-year-old girl who came from Afghanistan to North Carolina Children's Hospital at UNC for treatment of congenital heart defects, and then returned to Afghanistan.