UNC School of Medicine’s Michael O’Shea, MD, is the principal investigator for the $5-million grant to analyze data and follow children over time to study the origins of diseases and conditions.
By countering the tendency of the protein SOD1 to clump in motor neurons, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine find a way to protect neurons from toxic effects in lab experiments.
To address full cardiac arrest of hospital patients, new measures reduced the average time between symptom onset and the start of treatment by 72 percent.
Ninety-seven percent of trial participants reported hearing improvements in the first year with the use of the SYNCHRONY EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System. UNC implanted more patients than any other participating hearing center.
Autism researchers will use new technology to study baby teeth of children who have siblings with autism to learn if siblings are more likely to develop the disorder if exposed to chemicals while in the womb.
Although mutated versions of the protein Cdh1 have not been found in cancers, the protein’s degradation at a key moment during the cell cycle may spur on cancerous cell division.
UNC researchers publish special report exploring the reasons why PhD-trained scientists choose careers in or out of academia.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Sepsis Alliance held its fifth annual Sepsis Heroes: Celebrating Champions of Sepsis Awareness gala in New York City. UNC medical student Hillary Spangler was one of five honorees recognized as a Sepsis Hero. This annual event celebrates and applauds the work of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in raising sepsis awareness.
Renovion and EpiCypher, spinouts from the work of David Henke, MD, and Brian Strahl, PhD, respectively, were celebrated this week at the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer’s University Startups Demo Day
Virologists with the UNC School of Medicine participated in last week's on-campus recording of a popular virology podcast.
A UNC Lineberger study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment drew upon surveys that assessed health-related quality of life issues for women aged 20 to 74 years who lived in North Carolina and had breast cancer. The analysis was part of the third phase of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study.
On Saturday, Sept. 10, the UNC School of Medicine officially welcomed the class of 2020 at the annual White Coat Ceremony.
A new report in the journal Science describes how the virus can jump species, including to mice – a finding that has major implications for researching the disease and host immune responses to the virus. Jason Whitmire, PhD, and Stanley Lemon, MD, led the research team.