Aug. 3

 Chancellor Folt receives 12th Person Award from North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Chancellor Folt receives 12th Person Award from North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

On July 27, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center recognized UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt, with the 12th Person Award in recognition of her support of the center and its mission of compassionately treating and supporting severe burn patients.

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10th Annual UNC-Duke-Wake Forest Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference

The 10th Annual UNC-Duke-Wake Forest Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference will be held Sept. 23 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill

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Ebola Detected in Semen of Survivors Two Years after Infection

Ebola Detected in Semen of Survivors Two Years after Infection

Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of infection researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found.

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Vorinostat Renders Dormant HIV Infection Vulnerable to Clearance

Vorinostat Renders Dormant HIV Infection Vulnerable to Clearance

The ability for HIV to hide in the body in a dormant state makes curing the 40 million people living with the virus a challenge. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown the drug Vorinostat reverses this latency, causing resting CD4 T-cells to express HIV.

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Rahangdale named Associate Dean for Admissions

Rahangdale named Associate Dean for Admissions

Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH, has been named Associate Dean for Admissions effective Aug. 3.

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Jensen to deliver 2017 Whitehead Lecture

Jensen to deliver 2017 Whitehead Lecture

The 2017 Whitehead Lecture will take place on Aug. 9. This year's lecture will be delivered by Brian C. Jensen, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.

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Research shows acupuncture could offer relief for patients with esophageal disorders

Research shows acupuncture could offer relief for patients with esophageal disorders

Preliminary research led by Marco Patti, MD, professor of surgery, and collaborators in Brazil, has shown that acupuncture could offer relief for patients suffering from swallowing disorders such as achalasia.

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Magnuson Signs Research Code of Conduct

On June 8, 2017, Vice Chancellor for Research Terry Magnuson officially approved UNC’s Code and Standard of Research Conduct. With his signature and concurrence by the Faculty Council and Policy Review Committee, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joins other premier research universities in formalizing the high standards that it expects from members of the research community.

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Annual Carolina First Look info session to be held Aug. 11

Annual Carolina First Look info session to be held Aug. 11

Carolina First Look is an opportunity for medical students who are preparing for the residency application process to visit the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals to learn more about available specialty medical programs for residents. Students are invited to learn more about Carolina First Look at an info session on Aug. 11.

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Clinical Data Research Networks 101

Interested in conducting research on clinical data? Want to collaborate with partners across the country? Clinical Data Research Networks (CDRNs) can help you. Join us for CDRN 101 to learn more about CDRNs and how they can support your research.

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Accelerate your systematic review

UNC students and faculty now can utilize Covidence to accelerate their systematic reviews.

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TARC receives $4M for two osteoarthritis research projects

TARC receives $4M for two osteoarthritis research projects

Richard Loeser, MD, a rheumatologist and investigator who heads the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has been awarded grants totaling $4 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for two osteoarthritis projects.

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