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Researchers Reveal Hidden Rules of Genetics for How Life on Earth Began

Researchers Reveal Hidden Rules of Genetics for How Life on Earth Began

UNC researcher Charles Carter, PhD, and Peter Wills, PhD, from the University of Aukland, show how genes were first translated into proteins to offer insight into a long-time scientific mystery.

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Can Scientists Leverage Mysterious Mossy Cells for Brain Disease Treatments?

Can Scientists Leverage Mysterious Mossy Cells for Brain Disease Treatments?

UNC School of Medicine neuroscientist Juan Song, PhD, and colleagues show how specific brain cells communicate with adult neural stem cells, a discovery that could open new investigations into potential treatments for some neurological disorders and brain injuries.

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Child Maltreatment Outreach Service connects UNC Health Care hospitals via Telemedicine

Child Maltreatment Outreach Service connects UNC Health Care hospitals via Telemedicine

A grant from The Duke Endowment funded the creation of the Telemedicine Child Maltreatment Outreach Service. The service connects six UNC Health Care facilities to the UNC Child Protection Team for consultation in suspected cases of child abuse.

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These Gummy Bear-Looking Things Will Inherit the Earth

These Gummy Bear-Looking Things Will Inherit the Earth

What can we learn from tardigrades, aka ‘water bears,’ these ultimate survivors? And what might they help us figure out regarding human health and disease?

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 Discovery of kidney cancer driver could lead to new treatment strategy

Discovery of kidney cancer driver could lead to new treatment strategy

In a study published in the journal Science, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Qing Zhang, PhD, suggest that ZHX2 is a potential new therapeutic target for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which is the most common type of kidney cancer.

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Buy your tickets to Be Loud! 2018, a concert to support AYA cancer program at UNC Lineberger

Buy your tickets to Be Loud! 2018, a concert to support AYA cancer program at UNC Lineberger

The Be Loud! Sophie Foundation will hold its annual concert weekend fundraiser at Cat's Cradle August 24 and 25. Tickets are now available. ALL proceeds fund the AYA Cancer Support Program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Researchers find that private insurance pays more for emergency department visits

Researchers find that private insurance pays more for emergency department visits

UNC researchers led by Jonathan Yun, MD, MPH, find that private insurance had the greatest average annual increase in spending for each ED visit between 1996 through 2015.

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UNC School of Medicine graduate students earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

UNC School of Medicine graduate students earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

Megan Agajanian, in the lab of Ben Major, PhD, and Juanita Limas, in the lab of Jean Cook, PhD, will receive up to $150,000 each to support their biomedical research at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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