The N.C. Cancer Hospital dedication ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. next Tuesday, Sept. 15. You can watch the dedication ceremony live from the following link: http://cme.cancer.unc.edu/content/nccancerdedication/.
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.
Environmental and policy changes to promote healthy aging and healthier communities are at the center of an upcoming conference being held at the Friday Center on Sept. 15-16, called Promoting Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging.
Researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new therapeutic agents that may eradicate HIV infection.
The UNC Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Schizophrenia Treatment & Evaluation Program will host the 2009 fall opening of “Brushes With Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness,” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, on the third floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.
A UNC study, which appears in the Sept. 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), could lead to earlier detection and diagnosis of cystic fibrosis liver disease and better treatment options for the patients affected by the disease.