By re-engineering a tiny chain of amino acids in one type of dengue virus, Ralph Baric and Aravinda de Silva discover a new path toward solving the dengue vaccine dilemma. The research has the potential to transform vaccine development for other diseases, including SARS and HIV.
The effects of this new low-molecular-weight synthetic heparin can be quickly reversed unlike the effects of low-molecular-weight heparin currently in use.
Upcoming events include the Spring 2014 Mentoring Series (rescheduled), NEXUS 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference, CDTR Annual Meeting, and Pitfalls in Investigator Initiated Protocols (rescheduled). Deadline for NIH Eastern Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core Pilot and Feasibility Project Applications is March 15.
Love to write, draw, paint, and create art? IRIS is still accepting creative works from UNC SOM students, faculty and staff for the second online edition!
On Friday, Feb. 21, the UNC School of Medicine celebrated over 50 years of diversity in medical education by hosting the 34th Annual Zollicoffer Lecture, with honored speaker, Ronny Bell, PhD.
FierceBiotechResearch ranks UNC 7th in biomedical research.
On Tuesday, Feb. 18, UNC accepted the Gold Chairman's Award for university systems with more than 5,000 employees. The School of Medicine's Becky Medford, Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Vice Dean for Finance & Administration, was at the Governor's Mansion to accept the award.
On Feb. 21, Dr. Roper contributed an editorial about innovation in America’s health care and how North Carolina could be the primary example for the other 49 states. Read the editorial here.
UNC receives more than $40 million from NIH for global clinical trials unit to treat and prevent HIV
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a seven-year, more than $40 million award from the National Institutes of Health for a clinical trials unit that will implement the scientific agendas of five NIH networks devoted to HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and cure research.
All hospital staff are welcome to attend this new Respiratory Therapy Ethics Series panel presentation with Shannon Carson, MD, Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, and Kathy Short RRT, RN, FAARC, and moderated by Arlene Davis, JD.
Read for information from UNC Student National Medical Association on how you can help North Carolinians enroll for health insurance.
The Diet, Physical Activity and Body Composition Core of the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center presents, "Sedentary Behavior and Health: Unraveling the Relation with Better Measurements."
This week's Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Donald L. Rosenstein, MD, and Justin M. Yopp, PhD.
If you are a physician and used Epic 2010 or 2012 for Inpatient, Ambulatory, or Surgery at a previous health care facility, you may complete a form requesting the option of taking an online assessment in lieu of attending an instructor-led class in certain courses.
Beginning Feb. 24, all providers who have completed their required Epic@UNC training, including a Personalization Lab, will receive limited access to Epic@UNC to continue personalization. Providers will receive this access upon completion of their Personalization Lab.