Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

Pope Foundation gives $1.3 million to UNC Lineberger to fight cancer

The John William Pope Foundation has made a $1.3 million gift to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to fund cancer research and treatment.

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UNC researchers develop new model of cellular movement

UNC researchers develop new model of cellular movement

At the heart of a new study are two proteins that work together to help cancers metastasize

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Turner-Brown named new Assistant Director for TEACCH Autism Program

Turner-Brown named new Assistant Director for TEACCH Autism Program

Lauren Turner-Brown has accepted the position of Assistant Director for the UNC TEACCH Autism Program effective July 1, 2014.

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New Round of SOM Bridge Funding

Submissions for the last round of SOM Bridge Funding in Fiscal Year 14 are now being accepted.

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Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk

The walk is the area’s largest fundraiser for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life for people affected by IBD.

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Francine Mary Netter to discuss 'Medicine's Michelangelo'

Stop by the Health Sciences Library for the next Bullitt History of Medicine Club meeting featuring Francine Mary Netter, daughter of Frank H. Netter, MD, who will discuss her father's biography.

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1st Annual ‘Walk to Cure HHT’ 5K walk/run

On Sunday, May 18, UNC Health Care, the UNC HHT Center of Excellence, and the HHT Foundation are hosting the 1st Annual ‘Walk to Cure HHT’ 5K walk/run at Southern Community Park, located in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village.

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Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Dr. Richard F. Loeser Jr. will receive the award April 24 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Paris, France.

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Are Close Relationships Good Medicine for People Coping with Chronic Illness?

This Thurston Multidisiplinary Clinical Research Center Speaker Series event will be presented by Tracey Revenson, PhD, Professor and Deputy Executive, Office of Psychology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center,City University of New York.

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Finding the Switch: Researchers Create Roadmap for Gene Expression

Finding the Switch: Researchers Create Roadmap for Gene Expression

In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and other institutions have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases.

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