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New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes
The goal of the project is to identify and define priority unmet needs on postnatal units that contribute to poor maternal and infant outcomes and to create innovative recommendations to facilitate improved safety and wellness.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 17
Temporary UNC Policy on Human Subjects-Related Research Visits at UNC-Chapel Hill during COVID-19 Outbreak
In light of recent State of North Carolina and University statements on COVID-19 and the rapidly evolving outbreak, UNC-Chapel Hill is issuing a temporary policy related to human subjects-related research visits.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / March 26
Research for Me @UNC – Do I have to list my study?
Research for Me allows potential participants to reach out directly to you to indicate their interest in your study. We have over 11,000 registered users who are ready to get involved in research at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / March 26
Iweala, Burks Publish Review of Study about IgE-Producing B Cells in Gut Tissues
Onyinye Iweala, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, and Wesley Burks, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health, published a review of a recent study looking at how IgE-producing B cells in the gut expand the gut’s role in food allergy.
Located in News / 2020 / May
Rivera Receives $1.5 Million Grant For Lung Cancer Screening Study
M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF, professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine in the UNC Department of Medicine, has received a four-year, $1.5 million NIH R01 grant to study “Comorbidity and Functional Status in a Population Undergoing Lung Cancer Screening” with Louise Henderson, PhD, in the UNC Department of Radiology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / August 6
Cohen Writes Editorial on COVID-19 Prevention Study in NEJM
Myron Cohen, MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, wrote an editorial on the results of a clinical trial to determine efficacy of hydroxychloroquine as prevention of COVID-19.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 4
As part of the “Cancer Moonshot” federal initiative to spur breakthroughs in cancer research, Biden hosted a roundtable discussion on Feb. 10 at the Duke University School of Medicine that featured cancer experts and leaders from UNC. Among the experts chosen for the panel were Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and assistant professor of health policy and management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Niklaus Steiner, UNC professor and co-founder of the Chapel Hill-based Be Loud! Sophie Foundation, which supports adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Feb. 18
Gillings, School of Medicine Researchers Team with State, Local Agencies to Study COVID-19 Cases with Mild or No Symptoms
This COVID-19 testing project will be led by Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, at the UNC School of Medicine, Allison Aiello, PhD, MS, professor of epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Aaron Fleischauer, PhD, MSPH, at NC Department of Health and Human Services, along with coordination by John Wallace, PhD, senior data advisor at NC Institute of Public Health.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Providers Often Fail to Consider Ehrlichia When Treating Tick-borne Infections
Discovery by Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, clinical instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, shows need for statewide educational efforts.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 4
Sullivan, Lyerly publish article in PLOS ONE
Kristen A. Sullivan, PhD, is first author and Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, is corresponding author of an article that examines women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation. Both are in the department of social medicine and the UNC Center for Bioethics.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 9