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UNC, Duke Team up with Carrboro-based Caktus Group on HIV Gaming App
The Daily Dose app will utilize game mechanics and social networking features to improve adherence to HIV medication.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Myron Cohen receives North Carolina’s highest civilian honor
Previous recipients include Maya Angelou, Charles Kuralt, Charlie Rose and Oliver Smithies.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Garcia recognized for outstanding scientific achievement
The award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement by a minority scientist and is presented by the Minority Affairs Committee of the ASCB.
Located in News / 2013 / November
Anemia protects African children against Malaria
UNC researchers have proven these concerns valid after finding iron deficiency anemia actually protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa, and treating anemia with iron supplementation removes this protective effect. Morgan Goheen, PhD, is the study's lead author.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Jan. 12
Ebola Detected in Semen of Survivors Two Years after Infection
Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of infection researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 3
Now More Than Ever, Global is Local
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the value of UNC's Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and its work around the world, from Chapel Hill to Central America, Africa, and Asia.
Located in News / 2020 / April
NIH Funds UNC Study to Investigate Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika
UNC researchers led by Elizabeth Stringer, MD, Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, along with collaborators in Nicaragua, have been given a five-year, $2.7 million R01 award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the epidemiology of Zika virus in pregnancy and the impact the virus has on infant neurodevelopment
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 27
NIH Grant to Provide Doctoral Training to Nicaraguan Researchers
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year $1.2-million grant to support training Nicaraguan researchers at UNC and at the University of Nicaragua, León.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 17
Global Health Happenings e-newsletter
Interested in staying up to date with the latest global health work from across UNC? Consider signing up for the Global Health Happenings e-newsletter, a quarterly look at the very best global health stories from across the entire UNC community – including clinical, research, and academic perspectives.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Oct. 13
UNC receives $1.5 million grant to strengthen HIV/AIDS research training in South Africa
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $1.5 million grant aimed at strengthening HIV/AIDS research training in collaboration with the Wits School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Sept. 18