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Scientists Take a Big Step toward Building a Better Opioid
In a paper published in Cell, UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Bryan Roth, MD, PhD, show how to activate only one kind of brain receptor vital for pain relief. This receptor is not involved in addiction or respiratory depression that leads to death – the most severe side effects of opioid use.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Promising results found for treatment of melanoma in the brain
At the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2017 in Chicago, researchers presented promising data for two different investigational drug regimens used to treat melanoma that has spread to the brain, a common and deadly complication of this cancer.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Narrowing the gap toward precision medicine for pancreatic cancer
To improve treatment and our understanding of one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, UNC Lineberger's Jen Jen Yeh, MD, was involved in two studies that take different approaches to precision medicine for pancreatic cancer.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Cystic Fibrosis Discovery: Bacterial Burden Begins During First Years of Life
UNC School of Medicine scientists show that therapies to break up mucus in toddlers might offer the best route to a longer life for CF patients.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Researchers Reveal Hidden Rules of Genetics for How Life on Earth Began
UNC researcher Charles Carter, PhD, and Peter Wills, PhD, from the University of Aukland, show how genes were first translated into proteins to offer insight into a long-time scientific mystery.
Located in News / 2018 / July
Researchers show how a cancer gene protects genome organization
UNC study uncovers crucial function of a yeast enzyme Set2 whose well-conserved human counterpart is often mutated in cancers, especially kidney cancer.
Located in News / 2017 / June
New models of kidney cancer may drive immunotherapy research
UNC Lineberger member William Y. Kim, MD, and his colleagues report in the journal Nature Communications they have created mouse models of both papillary and clear cell renal cell carcinoma that faithfully mimic the genetic changes seen in tumors of patients with these cancers.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Male Contraceptive Compound Stops Sperm Without Affecting Hormones
In preclinical tests, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and Oregon Health and Sciences University showed how a new compound can immobilize sperm temporarily without side effects.
Located in News / 2018 / April
How did Gonorrhea Become a Drug-resistant Superbug?
Scientists led by Rob Nicholas, PhD, at the UNC School of Medicine show how the gonorrhea bacterium resists last-resort antibiotic ceftriaxone while maintaining a robust growth rate.
Located in News / 2018 / April
UNC researchers discover how body temperature wrecks potential dengue, Zika vaccine
The UNC School of Medicine labs of Brian Kuhlman, PhD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, found that key components of a potentially potent vaccine fall apart due to body temperature, leaving us susceptible to severe infection.
Located in News / 2018 / May