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UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo
Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
New issue of Endeavors now online
The fall issue of Endeavors, a publication about research done at UNC-Chapel Hill, is now available online.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
UNC Kidney Center participating in $10.25M study
Researchers at the UNC Kidney Center are participating in a $10.25 million multi-center study led by the University of Michigan Health System. The project, known as the NEPhrotic Syndrome STUdy NEtwork, or NEPTUNE, will focus on some of the kidney diseases that most often cause the syndrome including Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), Minimal Change Disease, and Membranous Nephropathy, all of which affect the filters in the kidney.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
John B. Graham Student Research Day Jan. 27, 2010
The John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society hosts 42nd Annual Student Research Day on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010. The day will kick off with a keynote address by Dr. Edward Benz, President and CEO of the Dana Farber Cancer Center. Student research presentations will follow.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
William Marston of the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care begins Phase 3 Study of Autologous Stem Cells
Dr. Marston's study of autologous stem cells is for the treatment of patients with Critical Limb Ischemia to reduce the need for amputations.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / June 14
UNC researchers receive a grant to study the link between cancer and venous thrombosis
Nigel Key, MD and Nigel Mackman, PhD, have received a five-year, $1,986,650 grant to study the mechanisms of venous thromboembolism in cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October
N.C. TraCS Institute walk-in and by appointment clinics
The N.C. TraCS Clinics offer expert resources for Clinical and Translational researchers. UNC faculty are available to consult across various N.C. TraCS service areas.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
UCRF Strategic Plan Moves to Implementation
The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment in research to reduce the burden of cancer in North Carolina – our state’s leading cause of death. Established in August 2007 by the State of North Carolina, the fund supports cancer research at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - March 25, 2010
PrEP treatment prevented HIV transmission in humanized mice
Systemic pre-exposure administration of antiretroviral drugs provides protection against intravenous and rectal transmission of HIV in mice with human immune systems, according to a new study published January 21, 2010 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
New NIH Policy on Resubmission (Amended) Applications
Beginning with original new applications (i.e., never submitted) and competing renewal applications submitted for the January 25, 2009 due dates and beyond, the NIH will accept only a single amendment to the original application.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October