Adewole S. Adamson, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the UNC School of Medicine, found that patients given electronic prescriptions were more likely to pick up and fill their dermatological prescriptions than those patients who were given a traditional, written prescription.
In a new video produced by the Higher Education Works Foundation, UNC Chancellor Carol Folt touts the many research accomplishments seen on campus over the past few years, specifically citing work in biomedical science and cancer research.
National Institute of Justice funds research to develop a tool to identify abuse in this setting.
Melina Kibbe, MD, and Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
Four co-investigators from UNC will lead a five-year, multicenter study to examine the impact of combined Metformin and insulin therapy on infant outcomes with mothers experiencing type 2 diabetes in pregnancy.
The UNC School of Medicine discovery could lead to more effective, personalized treatments for the debilitating gastrointestinal condition.
From non-invasive brain stimulation to the inner workings of fMRI, UNC researchers will study the human brain like never before to address neurological and psychiatric conditions such as depression, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia.
The Rare Disease Observatory will integrate and make large data sets readily available to researchers so they can study rare diseases and improve the lives of millions of people.
UNC scientist Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, helps medical colleagues figure out why airborne allergens can cause asthma symptoms in some people but not others. His work implicates an important protein in mucus -- MUC5AC.
With a focus on stem cells, Jeremy Purvis, PhD, wants to tap the power of computer modeling to develop regenerative medicine solutions to medical conditions.
Susan G. Komen announced UNC Lineberger researcher Charles M. Perou, PhD, as the recipient of this year's Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science for his contributions to the understanding of breast cancer as distinct molecular subtypes that have prognostic value using cutting-edge cancer genomics tools.
In the study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UNC Lineberger researchers report that nearly a third of a group of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, and who have federally-funded Medicare health insurance, did not start treatment within six months of diagnosis with any of three targeted drugs that have led to dramatic improvements in survival for the disease.
The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.
In a new British Medical Journal editorial, UNC School of Medicine researchers and physicians stress the need for better worldwide surveillance of e-cigarette-related burns and better regulation of e-cigarettes to reduce burn injuries.
UNC-Chapel Hill OB-GYN Dr. Alison Stuebe co-authors new study that shows breastfeeding saves mothers’ lives, too
The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding
In an analysis of survival data for a population of patients with a particular type of head and neck cancer, UNC Lineberger researchers confirmed that a particular strain of HPV, a virus linked to multiple cancers, resulted in better overall survival for patients with oropharyngeal cancer than patients with other strains of the virus.
iTech project will target people under the age of 30, the population with most new HIV infections in US. The effort is led by Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine.
UNC researchers publish special report exploring the reasons why PhD-trained scientists choose careers in or out of academia.
UNC School of Medicine’s Michael O’Shea, MD, is the principal investigator for the $5-million grant to analyze data and follow children over time to study the origins of diseases and conditions.
Autism researchers will use new technology to study baby teeth of children who have siblings with autism to learn if siblings are more likely to develop the disorder if exposed to chemicals while in the womb.