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UNC Health Care Donates Sensory Kits for Shows at Raleigh Little Theatre
Kits to support autism-friendly performances of ‘Junie B. Jones’ and ‘Three Little Birds’
Located in News / 2019 / February
Smart Artificial Beta Cells Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment
In lab experiments and animal models, UNC and NC State researchers led by Zhen Gu, PhD, designed synthetic beta cells to secrete insulin in response to high blood sugar.
Located in News / 2017 / October
UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis
A study led by UNC’s Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the U.S. to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy May Allow Patients to Eat Egg Safely for Years after Treatment
Edwin Kim, MD, MS, says the results of a multi-year observational study show what life after egg oral immunotherapy can look like for people with egg allergies.
Located in News / 2019 / February
UNC Health Care Hospitals Ranked Nationally and Rated as “High Performing”
UNC Medical Center nationally ranked in five adult specialties, scored as high performing in five more. Four other UNC Health Care hospitals rated high performing for common adult procedures and conditions.
Located in News / 2018 / August
UNC SOM Geriatrics Initiative Providing Special Care to Patients with Dementia
Until there is a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, the treatment is a well-educated health care team delivering compassionate care.
Located in News / 2019 / May
UNC Health Care and Carolinas HealthCare System Announce Plan to Form New Organization and Provide Solutions for Healthcare’s Most Pressing Challenges in North Carolina and Beyond
New organization will provide greater access to world-class care for North Carolinians
Located in News / 2017 / August
Phenotyping may lead to more tailored treatment for head and neck cancer
Fourth-year medical student Wesley Stepp, PhD, has developed a testing method to predict aggressiveness of head and neck cancers and help physicians determine the ideal treatment regimen.
Located in News / 2018 / April