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Early research indicates vaping impairs lung immune function
Lung cell impairment can occur with exposure to e-cigarettes, but other short and long-term effects of vaping remain unknown.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 23
Hernandez Featured on AAAAI Podcast About Vaping
Michelle Hernandez, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, discusses e-cigarettes and vaping on the latest episode of "Conversations from the World of Allergy," a podcast from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / September 26
Rebuli wins 2020 Best Postdoctoral Publication Award
Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in the Curriculum in Toxicology & Environmental Medicine and the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, has been awarded the 2020 Best Postdoctoral Publication Award by the Society of Toxicology for outstanding work in the field of toxicology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / December 19
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Located in Images / PEOPLE / Impact Awards
Three SOM Students Named Impact Award, Horizon Award Recipients for 2020
UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students, recent graduate alumni within numerous programs, earned honors for research benefiting North Carolina. Three recipients were from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 9
Making it Personal: Cannefax Featured as Massey Award Winner
Massey Award winner Julie Cannefax takes care of business and nurtures students for the curriculum in toxicology and environmental medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 11
SOM Students Earn Impact, Horizons Awards from UNC Graduate School
Each year, the UNC Graduate School honors students around the university with awards celebrating their work.
Located in News / 2019 / March
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high on “Best Global Universities” list
In the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, pharmacology and toxicology were lumped into one category and ranked first among public universities. Among all universities around the globe, UNC pharmacology/toxicology ranked second behind Harvard.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Jaspers, Clapp featured in NY Times for e-cigarette research
Researchers in lab of Ilona Jaspers, PhD, found that the common food additive cinnamaldehyde impaired cilia -- the hair-like structures on lung cells crucial for proper respiratory function.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Why Underestimating the Health Effects of Vaping is a Bad Idea
In this video, UNC School of Medicine toxicologist Ilona Jaspers, PhD, explains the science of inhaling vapor from e-cigarette products and why we should not compare vaping or "juuling" to smoking.
Located in News / 2018 / November