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Three ‘Art in Science’ Competition Winners Demonstrate Beauty of Science

In honor of University Research Week at UNC-Chapel Hill, the UNC School of Medicine is featuring three winning images from its “Art in Science” competition, images that embody the spirit of discovery, the importance of innovation and collaboration, and the visual beauty of biomedical research.

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CBD, THC Use During Early Pregnancy Can Disrupt Fetal Development

CBD, THC Use During Early Pregnancy Can Disrupt Fetal Development

UNC School of Medicine researchers are the first to show in animal models that components of marijuana, including its cannabinoids THC and CBD, can cause brain and facial birth defects if used during the first trimester of pregnancy.

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PPD ACT Research App Gets Makeover, Social Media Boost

PPD ACT Research App Gets Makeover, Social Media Boost

Mom Genes Fight PPD made its debut last week at the Marcé of North America (MONA) perinatal mental health conference hosted by UNC. The research app, formerly called PPD ACT, along with its website and social media pages, were transformed in an effort to renew interest and participation in the postpartum depression (PPD) genetics study.

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UNC Hosts International Perinatal Mental Health Conference

UNC Hosts International Perinatal Mental Health Conference

Improving the lives of mothers, babies, and families was the focus at the Marcé of North America (MONA) 4th Biennial Conference on Perinatal Mental Health. MONA is the regional group of the international Marcé Society— a perinatal mental health research organization.

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Mental health disturbance, substance use are not associated with medication nonadherence to chronic hepatitis C treatment

Mental health disturbance, substance use are not associated with medication nonadherence to chronic hepatitis C treatment

The study, led by Donna M. Evon, PhD, from UNC’s division of gastroenterology and hepatology, finds no justification for disqualifying patients with chronic hepatitis C from receiving Hep C treatment based on mental health and substance use status.

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Adimora Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Adimora Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, in the department of medicine, was selected for this honor for her integral work in the field of HIV prevention.

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