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A Look Back at the 8th Annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium: Dr. George Smith visits UNC as Guest Speaker
On May 1, 2019, Dr. George Smith, Recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, spent the day at UNC as the keynote speaker of the 8th Annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 20
Science Perspective on Antibodies to Prevent HIV
The journal Science published a perspective on Oct. 6, by two leading HIV investigators, including Myron Cohen, MD, highlighting the next frontier of HIV prevention – broadly neutralizing antibodies or bnAbs.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Oct. 12
The UNC Division of Infectious Diseases launches three simultaneous studies to help prevent HIV within the most susceptible populations.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / May 11
Oberlander Article Looks at the Rise and Fall of Medicare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board
The article by Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of UNC's department of social medicine, offers a groundbreaking, in-depth look at the troubled history of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), which was enacted in 2010 and repealed in 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
Schizophrenia study No. 5 on 'Best of 2014' list
Dr. Patrick Sullivan of UNC is a co-author of a study that is ranked No. 5 on a Best of 2014 list compiled by Dr. Tom Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 8
Wahl receives multi-million dollar grant to study microbiota, HIV
UNC School of Medicine researcher Angela Wahl, PhD, will lead a multi-institutional effort to pinpoint the role of bacteria in HIV acquisition.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / March 17
Retreat highlights postdoctoral fellows’ research
UNC Lineberger's 43rd Annual Postdoc-Faculty Research Day was held Tuesday at the Carolina Club.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 20
Study Tracks Endometrial Cancer Across North Carolina
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD, launched a major initiative to track 1,000 women across North Carolina with cancer in the lining of the uterus to understand why the cancer is increasing in incidence and mortality, and why the disease is more deadly for some women than others.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 16
Interdisciplinary Team of Researchers to Develop, Test E-cigarette Prevention Messaging
Seth Noar, PhD, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, is leading a five-year, $3.35 million national study to develop and test messages that discourage adolescents from using electronic cigarettes. UNC School of Medicine’s Ilona Jaspers, PhD, is part of the project.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 16
Getting hip to vitamin D
A study led by John R. Stephens, MD, finds that simple interventions, consisting of a change in computerized order set and presentation of evidence and data from group practice, led to significant improvement in the assessment and treatment of vitamin D deficiency in elderly patients with hip fracture.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Nov. 20