November

Conquering Chromatin
Five questions for Greg Wang, a new Jefferson-Pilot fellow searching for better ways to shut down cancer cells.
Garcia recognized for outstanding scientific achievement
The award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement by a minority scientist and is presented by the Minority Affairs Committee of the ASCB.
UNC and SAS join forces to personalize health care for better outcomes
Collaboration will leverage big data to help providers engage patients to manage diabetes, improve health
UNC researchers win drug-discovery awards from pharmaceutical giant GSK
GlaxoSmithKline drug-discovery competition winners aim to find a new cancer therapy and a novel way to regulate male fertility, projects spearheaded by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine.
UNC selected as clinical site for NFLPA program on former players’ health
Former pro football players to receive medical evaluations through UNC’s Brain & Body Health Program.
Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation
A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.
States continue to place clinicians where they are in short supply, despite recession
The most popular of these incentive programs offer young physicians, dentists, mental health providers and other health professionals the opportunity to have their student loans repaid while serving in communities with limited access to care.
Carolina Breast Cancer Study enrolls record 3,000 participants
This milestone makes the Carolina Breast Cancer Study the largest-ever population-based study of breast cancer in North Carolina and one of the largest in the world.
real doctors, real people - Adam Goldstein
In October 2013, Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, embarked on an incredible journey taking him to the heartland of civilization's beginning.
UNC and 14 Triangle Lowes Home Improvement Stores Team Together to Build a Challenge Course in 3 Days
The new UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care of Chapel Hill and Lowes Home Improvement recently teamed up with colleagues to build a one-of-a-kind outdoor “Challenge Course.”
Roper and Strong named on '300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know'
UNC Health Care CEO William L. Roper and Rex Healthcare President David Strong are both included in the 2013 edition of "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," published by Becker's Hospital Review.
UNC scientists find potential cause for deadly breast cancer relapse
Adriana S. Beltran, PhD, a research assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine, found that the protein Engrailed 1 is overexpressed in basal-like carcinomas, and she designed a chain of amino acids to shut down the protein and kill basal-like tumors in the lab.
A Real Mindbender
UNC neuroscientist Juan Song discovers how baby neurons stay alive, a key finding for understanding neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s
Screening new inmates for HIV may not reveal many new undetected cases, study shows
More than 22,000 inmates entering North Carolina prisons in 2008 and 2009 were tested for HIV, but only 20 new cases of HIV were found.
A Prize for Perrin
UNC School of Medicine pediatrician Eliana Perrin earns award for work on childhood obesity.
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