The structure of an entire HIV genome has been decoded for the first time by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. The results have widespread implications for understanding the strategies that viruses, like the one that causes AIDS, use to infect humans.
As leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime testify in a human rights tribunal, in harrowing detail, for the killing of more than a million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979 a central medical question remains unanswered: will the trials help a society heal or exacerbate the lingering effects of widespread trauma?
Calling all quality heroes! The annual Quality Expo will be held from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the N.C. Children’s Hospital Lobby. Show us what your unit or team has done this year to improve the quality of care and services at UNC Health Care by sharing your success in a poster.
Vera Moura, M.D., will teach three-month courses of Mind-Body Skills tailored specifically to health-care professionals and for the general public. Attendance requires an interview with Dr. Moura; each group is limited to eight participants.
UNC-Chapel Hill helps sponsor Aware for All on Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at North Carolina Central University's School of Education. AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation.
The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR), in which Dr. Jongbae J. Park, a faculty member of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, serves as a Board of Directors, invites researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to their 2010 Conference by August 1, 2009, and register to attend