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The latest research news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Gene variant heightens risk of severe liver disease in cystic fibrosis

A UNC study, which appears in the Sept. 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), could lead to earlier detection and diagnosis of cystic fibrosis liver disease and better treatment options for the patients affected by the disease.

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UNC study will test therapies to eradicate HIV infection—medicine’s holy grail

Researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new therapeutic agents that may eradicate HIV infection.

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UNC study will test therapies to eradicate HIV infection—medicine’s holy grail

Researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new therapeutic agents that may eradicate HIV infection.

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VIDEO: Researchers identify critical gene for brain development, mental retardation

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.

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VIDEO: Researchers identify critical gene for brain development, mental retardation

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.

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Ankle blood flow test helps identify stroke survivors most at risk for future strokes, heart attacks and death

A simple test that measures blood flow through the ankle helps identify people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) before they start showing symptoms, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found.

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Ankle blood flow test helps identify stroke survivors most at risk for future strokes, heart attacks and death

A simple test that measures blood flow through the ankle helps identify people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) before they start showing symptoms, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found.

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UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.

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UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.

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N.C. TraCS Institute walk-in and by appointment clinics

The N.C. TraCS Clinics offer expert resources for Clinical and Translational researchers. UNC faculty are available to consult across various N.C. TraCS service areas.

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N.C. TraCS Institute walk-in and by appointment clinics

The N.C. TraCS Clinics offer expert resources for Clinical and Translational researchers. UNC faculty are available to consult across various N.C. TraCS service areas.

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N.C. TraCS Institute walk-in and by appointment clinics

The N.C. TraCS Clinics offer expert resources for Clinical and Translational researchers. UNC faculty are available to consult across various N.C. TraCS service areas.

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Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Science Investigators

The NC TraCS Institute Biostatistics and Education, Training and Career Development Cores are pleased to announce the new Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Science Investigators.

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Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Science Investigators

The NC TraCS Institute Biostatistics and Education, Training and Career Development Cores are pleased to announce the new Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Science Investigators.

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