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Landes-Merrimon Lecture and the John B. Graham Student Research Day
The lecture will be held Jan. 27. Edward J. Benz, president of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and Professor at Harvard Medical School, will be this year's presenter. His talk is entitled, "Mentors, Messages, and the Future of Physician Scientists." Poster and slide presentations by John B. Graham Student Research Society Inductees will follow the lecture.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 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 / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar
Jeffrey B. King, MD, will present at the Thursday, May 31, CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / May 31
UNC project takes on heart disease in heart of U.S. ‘stroke belt’
A new $10 million grant will help researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and East Carolina University collaborate with health-care practitioners and community leaders in Lenoir County to tackle heart disease, the county’s leading cause of death.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 6, 2010
Chronic low back pain on the rise: UNC study finds 'alarming increase' in prevalence
The proportion of people suffering from long term, impairing low back pain has more than doubled in North Carolina since the early 1990s, according to a new study.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
UNC study will test therapies to eradicate HIV infection—medicine’s holy grail
Researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new therapeutic agents that may eradicate HIV infection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
Become a Medical Student Research Mentor!
Please read the following letter from Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, about the process.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 19, 2009
Brief proposals for Community-Academic Partnership Grant due Sept. 30
This grant seeks to build the capacity of new community-academic partnerships to work together to solve problems in translating health knowledge into meaningful community health improvements.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 25, 2009
Patients with IBS commonly use narcotics
The study found that 18 percent of IBS patients surveyed reported they were currently using narcotics. These patients reported more abdominal pain, poorer health quality, more IBS-related limitations, more hospitalizations and surgeries, and that they were more likely to use antidepressants and antacid medications.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 6, 2010
UNC Program in Translational Medicine awarded $700,000 HHMI grant
The Graduate Training Program in Translational Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill has been awarded a four-year, $700,000 “Med into Grad” renewal grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009