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UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories
UNC Health Care’s Stage 7 designations for hospitals, outpatient practices, and advanced analytics confirm its position as a national leader in health information technology.
Located in News / 2018 / April
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
NC TraCS and partners awarded $58.1 million to accelerate research discoveries
The NIH award features a new partnership with NC State, while the UNC-Chapel Hill-led Clinical and Translational Science Award Program continues its alliance with RTI International and N.C. A&T State University.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Phenotyping may lead to more tailored treatment for head and neck cancer
Fourth-year medical student Wesley Stepp, PhD, has developed a testing method to predict aggressiveness of head and neck cancers and help physicians determine the ideal treatment regimen.
Located in News / 2018 / April
UNC researchers present study about family history and postpartum mental health at national APA Conference
Anna Bauer, PhD, and Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, were chosen by the APA to present findings from their recently published study about a new mother’s risk of postpartum psychiatric conditions when she has an immediate family member with a psychiatric disorder.
Located in News / 2018 / May
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
Genetic Testing for Statin Therapy Not Cost-Effective
Research led by UNC School of Medicine MD/PhD student Jamie Jarmul, PhD, suggests physicians should defer to traditional 10-year risk score and existing statin guidelines in lieu of genetic tests.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Arrival of Three Mannequins Will Increase High-Fidelity Patient Simulations
The School of Medicine’s Clinical Skills and Patient Simulation Center has three new mannequins to facilitate simulations for students. This is the first purchase of a mannequin in nearly a decade and provides a new educational tool that reinforces UNC’s standard of safety.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC AFib Care Network Launches AFib Integrated Care Clinic
Network also launches AFib support group and a smartphone app to help people with AFib manage their condition
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC Health Care CEO, Medical School Dean Bill Roper Plans to Step Down in 2019
Dr. Roper led expansion efforts in education, research, and clinical care that improved health for all North Carolinians.
Located in News / 2018 / May