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

Why Underestimating the Health Effects of Vaping is a Bad Idea

Why Underestimating the Health Effects of Vaping is a Bad Idea

In this video, UNC School of Medicine toxicologist Ilona Jaspers, PhD, explains the science of inhaling vapor from e-cigarette products and why we should not compare vaping or "juuling" to smoking.

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Video: Corbie-Smith delivers 2018 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

Video: Corbie-Smith delivers 2018 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

If you missed the 2019 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture, delivered on Oct. 18 by Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research, a video of the lecture is now available.

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Bradley Allf Wins Brain Awareness Video Contest

Bradley Allf Wins Brain Awareness Video Contest

BrainFacts.org, a public information initiative, selected Bradley Allf’s video “I Think, Therefore I Sleep” as the 2018 winner of its Brain Awareness Video Context. Allf created the video as a technician in the lab of Graham Diering, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology.

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Sebastian's Story

Sebastian's Story

Sebastian Gonzalez and his family traveled from Costa Rica to North Carolina for one reason: to be treated by Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD. Hayes-Jordan serves as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, and Surgeon in Chief at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. She's also one of the few physicians in the world to specialize in the treatment of Desmoplastic small round cell tumor, Sebastian’s rare form of cancer.

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UNC Chaplain Featured in PBS Film Festival

Part of PBS's 2018 Online Film Festival, "Redneck Muslim" follows the life and work of Shane Atkinson, the first Muslim chaplain in-training at North Carolina’s biggest trauma center and founder of the "Society of Islamic Rednecks.” Seeking to celebrate Southern culture with a reformed vision of “redneck” identity stripped of racism and sexism and embracing diversity, Shane travels to a gathering of African American Muslim leaders. Watch the video and don't forget to vote for the film in the Online Film Festival poll.

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UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference

UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference

The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.

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Can CRISPR/Cas9 help cure Angelman Syndrome?

Can CRISPR/Cas9 help cure Angelman Syndrome?

In this UNC Science Short video, we feature the work of Mark Zylka's lab, which the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has awarded $200,000 to investigate CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology as the basis for a cure to Angelman Syndrome, a rare but devastating neuro-genetic condition.

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James Donohue receives Breathing for Life award

James Donohue receives Breathing for Life award

James F. Donohue, MD, was honored with the Breathing for Life Award at the Tenth Annual American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in San Diego, California. The Breathing for Life Award is the highest honor given by the foundation for philanthropy, scientific achievement, and commitment to mentorship.

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The Heart of a Researcher

The Heart of a Researcher

At the UNC School of Medicine, researchers come to their work through various paths. For Wanda O'Neal, PhD, her tireless dedication to researching cystic fibrosis and lung conditions was born from a very personal place -- a family with six kids with CF.

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Eden welcomes UNC Rockingham Health Care

Eden welcomes UNC Rockingham Health Care

On Friday, Feb. 2, UNC Health Care celebrated the addition of its 13th affiliate hospital, UNC Rockingham Health Care, in Eden, N.C.

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The Gift of Sophie

The Gift of Sophie

The dying wish of a teenager sparked the creation of the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation and UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Program, which has become a national leader in the movement to help young people stay true to who they are despite a cancer diagnosis.

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The Hunt for a Cure to HIV

The Hunt for a Cure to HIV

In recognition of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, UNC Health Care and our friends at StoryDrivenMedia created this video featuring HIV Cure Center researchers David Margolis, MD, and Nancie Archin, PhD, as well as clinical trial participant Rob Hill.

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How to Reverse Protein Clumping, a hallmark of ALS

How to Reverse Protein Clumping, a hallmark of ALS

Watch this UNC School of Medicine Science Short featuring Todd Cohen, PhD, and his lab's work on the underpinnings of two debilitating diseases.

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Researchers ramp up new UNC Autism Research Center

Researchers ramp up new UNC Autism Research Center

With seed money from the Kenan Charitable Trust, the new center takes aim at the greatest challenges facing the field of autism spectrum disorder.

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Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again

Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again

As UNC geneticist Jonathan Berg gears up to lead a $9.7-million renewal of the NCGENES project, we look at a story from the original study and how it changed the fortunes of a woman from Goldsboro, NC.

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Watch: UNC Zika expert headlines Science Café

Watch video of Matt Collins, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases fellow in the lab of Aravinda de Silva, PhD, at last week's Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Collins spoke about ongoing efforts at UNC to develop a vaccine and better diagnostics for the Zika virus.

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Brotherly Love, No Matter What

Brotherly Love, No Matter What

UNC undergraduate Austin Ludwig works at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities to play a role in autism research he hopes will help millions of people, perhaps even his younger brother.

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‘Conversations with Innovators:’ UNC hematologist on promising drug trials for treating painful crises in sickle cell patients

‘Conversations with Innovators:’ UNC hematologist on promising drug trials for treating painful crises in sickle cell patients

Kenneth Ataga, MD, director of the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program, was featured in a video by the American Society of Hematology in which he discussed the favorable results of a yearlong clinical trial studying crizanlizumab as a therapy to prevent and treat painful crisis events in patients with sickle cell disease.

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UNC researchers featured in American Society of Hematology video

UNC researchers featured in American Society of Hematology video

UNC’s Nigel Key and Alisa Wolberg labs were featured in a recent video produced by the American Society of Hematology to urge continued National Institutes of Health support for ongoing research of venous thromboembolism and other hematologic conditions.

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UNC neuroscientist headlines Science Café

Watch video of UNC researcher Flavio Frohlich, PhD, speak at last week's Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Frohlich is an assistant professor of psychiatry, cell biology & physiology, and biomedical engineering at the UNC School of Medicine.

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