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UNC and Duke collaborations score big wins in biomedical research
Pilot funding catalyzes progress on gene editing tools and algorithms to better predict pediatric drug safety.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 1
Gilbert's Research on Gait Speed Featured in Healio Rheumatology
A study led by Abigail Gilbert, MD, assistant professor of medicine, division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, is featured in Healio Rheumatology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 20
Harrison Receives Career Development Grant from Lung Cancer Initiative
Emily Harrison, PhD, a postdoc at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, was awarded $150,000 for research focused on inhibiting the mechanisms of lung cancer metastasis.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 10
UNC School of Medicine COVID-19 Research Featured in News & Observer
Blossom Damania, PhD, and Dirk Dittmer, PhD, were featured in a News & Observer article on the scope of research at the UNC School of Medicine to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, including an upcoming vaccine trial at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 23
Funding opportunity: Lineberger’s Health-e-NC core project
Health-e-NC, a core project of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, supported by the University Cancer Research Fund, announces its fourth round of pilot funding to stimulate innovative intervention research to optimize cancer outcomes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 19
Buse recognized as leading expert in type 2 diabetes
John B. Buse, MD, PhD, chief of the division of endocrinology and director of the Diabetes Care Center, has been ranked as one of the world’s foremost experts in type 2 diabetes based on an analysis of publications in the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 19
Thurston Arthritis Research Center Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Implement Studies Of Rheumatic Diseases
Leigh Callahan, PhD, is Director/Principle Investigator, leading a team of scientists who are advancing understanding, prevention & treatment of diseases such as osteoarthritis with this five-year grant.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 3
UNC Researchers Look to Next Generation Genetic Sequencing for Deeper Understanding of COVID-19
Dirk Dittmer, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is working with colleagues to explore how next generation sequencing can be used to help ensure accuracy in novel coronavirus diagnostics, as well as identify mutations and learn the history of the virus by sequencing its genome.
Located in News / 2020 / March
Research shows blood cultures performed on children with skin infections largely ineffective
The majority of blood cultures performed on children with common skin and soft tissue infections are unnecessary, according to a new article by co-authors, Eric Zwemer, MD, and John R. Stephens, MD, of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicines.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 19
High COVID-19 Mortality Rates Among Those with Liver Disease
A. Sidney Barritt IV, MD, MSCR, and Andrew Moon, MD, MPH, in UNC's division of gastroenterology and hepatology, are co-authors of a study of patients with COVID-19 and liver disease.
Located in News / 2020 / May