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UNC/NC State spinout company raises $5.8M for ‘smart’ insulin devices
A Research Triangle Park startup founded by Zhen Gu, PhD, a biomedical engineer with joint faculty appointments at UNC and NC State University received a $5.8 million cash infusion to continue translation efforts of ‘smart’ insulin devices.
Located in News / 2017 / June
UNC bioethicist pens ‘cautionary tale’ for Zika vaccine development and pregnancy
UNC’s Anne Lyerly, MD, published an opinion piece in JAMA Pediatrics that urges scientists to use lessons learned during the Rubella outbreak as they work to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus, specifically as it relates to the ethics of including pregnant women in vaccine trials.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Using ‘sticky’ nanoparticles, researchers develop new strategy to boost body’s cancer defenses
In the journal Nature Nanotechnology, UNC Lineberger researchers led by Andrew Wang, MD, report on strides made in the development of a strategy to improve the immune system's detection of cancer proteins by using “sticky” nanoparticles.
Located in News / 2017 / June
How blood vessels control their destiny
UNC researchers define the importance of the decoy receptor VEGFR1 in the process of angiogenesis, in findings that could have important implications in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Located in News / 2017 / June
ALS: New Clues to the Cause and How Future Drugs Might Reverse Disease
UNC and NC State researchers team up to reverse TDP-43 protein aggregation, a hallmark of degenerative diseases.
Located in News / 2017 / July
Pregnant women should be included in Zika virus vaccine research, new guidance says
The inclusion of pregnant women in Zika virus vaccine research is crucial to solving the international health crisis, according to new guidance published by UNC’s Center for Bioethics and two other universities.
Located in News / 2017 / July
Kenan Charitable Trust Awards $1.5 million to UNC Health Affairs Schools
The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust has awarded the UNC School of Medicine $1.5 million to establish interprofessional clinical experiences for health professions students in rural areas of the state, launching the UNC Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative (RIPHI).
Located in News / 2017 / July
Teen ACL injuries on the rise, UNC researchers call for wider use of injury prevention programs
New research from UNC shows that rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are increasing sharply, with the most dramatic increase among girls aged 13-17.
Located in News / 2017 / July
UNC Health Care honored as 'Most Wired Advanced'
UNC Health Care is one of only 27 systems in the United States to be recognized as a 'Most Wired Advanced’ health system by the American Hospital Association (AHA) for its use of information technology to improve patient care and clinical integration.
Located in News / 2017 / July
A new resource for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers
Longtime UNC family medicine researcher Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, wrote a book that employs the latest clinical evidence to help those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Located in News / 2017 / July