Research

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

Coach Williams Raises $1 Million For Cancer Research

In just five years, Coach Roy Williams has raised more than $1 million for cancer research, treatment and prevention programs in our community. These funds have been raised through Coach Williams’ highly successful Fast Break Against Cancer event, which was launched in 2004. Coach Williams also directed half of the proceeds from the sold-out UNC Alumni Basketball game to support cancer research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Coach Williams Raises $1 Million For Cancer Research

In just five years, Coach Roy Williams has raised more than $1 million for cancer research, treatment and prevention programs in our community. These funds have been raised through Coach Williams’ highly successful Fast Break Against Cancer event, which was launched in 2004. Coach Williams also directed half of the proceeds from the sold-out UNC Alumni Basketball game to support cancer research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Life Science Reagents provided at reduced cost for researchers

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce that Sigma Aldrich, one our e-commerce vendors, has a one-time promotional offering for our research and scientific community.

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Life Science Reagents provided at reduced cost for researchers

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce that Sigma Aldrich, one our e-commerce vendors, has a one-time promotional offering for our research and scientific community.

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Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.

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Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.

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UNC researcher awarded grant for anti-diarrhea vaccine study in Nicaragua

The grant was awarded to Sylvia Becker-Dreps, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of family medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, who recently completed a National Research Service Award (NRSA) Primary Care Research Fellowship at UNC.

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UNC researcher awarded grant for anti-diarrhea vaccine study in Nicaragua

The grant was awarded to Sylvia Becker-Dreps, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of family medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, who recently completed a National Research Service Award (NRSA) Primary Care Research Fellowship at UNC.

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UNC awarded $6.2 million renewal grant by NIH Rare Diseases Research Network

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).

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UNC awarded $6.2 million renewal grant by NIH Rare Diseases Research Network

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).

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UNC study: Children can greatly reduce abdominal pain by using their imagination

This study found that children with functional abdominal pain who used audio recordings of guided imagery at home in addition to standard medical treatment were almost three times as likely to improve their pain problem, compared to children who received standard treatment alone.

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UNC study: Children can greatly reduce abdominal pain by using their imagination

This study found that children with functional abdominal pain who used audio recordings of guided imagery at home in addition to standard medical treatment were almost three times as likely to improve their pain problem, compared to children who received standard treatment alone.

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Re-opening of the Animal Models Core Facility

The newly reorganized Animal Models Core Facility, under the direction of Dale Cowley, Ph.D., is now officially open for business.

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Re-opening of the Animal Models Core Facility

The newly reorganized Animal Models Core Facility, under the direction of Dale Cowley, Ph.D., is now officially open for business.

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UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic

UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.

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UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic

UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.

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VIDEO: UNC study pinpoints gene controlling number of brain cells

The finding suggests that a single gene, called GSK-3, controls the signals that determine how many neurons actually end up composing the brain. This has important implications for patients with neuropsychiatric illness, as links have recently been drawn between GSK-3 and schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.

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VIDEO: UNC study pinpoints gene controlling number of brain cells

The finding suggests that a single gene, called GSK-3, controls the signals that determine how many neurons actually end up composing the brain. This has important implications for patients with neuropsychiatric illness, as links have recently been drawn between GSK-3 and schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.

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