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Why do some head knocks cause more damage than others?
As researchers piece together puzzling patterns of brain damage after concussions, UNC researchers led by Gianmarco Pinton, PhD, found that damaging shock waves intensified deep inside the brain after head impacts.
Located in News / 2017 / October
How do adult brain circuits regulate new neuron production?
In a new study published in Cell Stem Cell, UNC School of Medicine neuroscientist Juan Song and colleagues discovered a long-distance brain circuit that controls the production of new neurons in the hippocampus.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Fat Cell Gene Deficiency Promotes Obesity
UNC School of Medicine’s Damaris Lorenzo, PhD, and colleagues show how a gene variant can trigger obesity in mice – without them eating more than control mice – and lead to health concerns related to weight gain.
Located in News / 2017 / November
A New Test to Measure the Effectiveness of CF Drugs
A new lab model developed by UNC’s Carla Ribeiro, PhD, and colleagues can be used to test new therapeutics for cystic fibrosis.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Could this Protein Protect People against Coronary Artery Disease?
Research led by UNC’s Jonathan Schisler, PhD, showed much lower levels of the protein CXCL5 in older people with clogged arteries.
Located in News / 2017 / November
New simple test could help cystic fibrosis patients find best treatment
In a significant step toward personalized medicine for cystic fibrosis, a minimally-invasive technique developed in the lab of Martina Gentzsch, PhD, shows promise as a fast, inexpensive indicator to help more patients access new treatments.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Inaugural Class of UNC Physician Assistant Program Featured by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC
An article published on the BCBS website focuses on one upcoming graduate’s experience in the program, her motivation for pursuing a career as a physician assistant, and her goals after graduating this December.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Scientists Find Potential Weapons for the Battle Against Antibiotic Resistance
Led by UNC School of Medicine’s Brian Conlon, PhD, research published in PLoS Biology shows how different bacterial strains interact to make each other more or less resistant to antibiotics.
Located in News / 2017 / December
National Clinical Trial Finds Certain Treatments for Blood Clots Not Effective
Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine and member of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, co-authored the results of a large-scale multicenter clinical trial focusing on catheter-directed thrombolysis and its effects.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Patients Notified of Privacy Incident at UNC Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center in Burlington, NC
Affecting Patients Seen by the “Burlington Dermatology Center” through September 2015.
Located in News / 2017 / December