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Hormone therapy could effectively prevent depression for some women in the menopause transition
Research conducted by Susan Girdler, PhD, and David Rubinow, MD, and published in JAMA Psychiatry, is the first to conclude that a year of hormone therapy can effectively prevent the onset of depressive symptoms for women during the menopause transition.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Nash UNC Health Care Names L. Lee Isley as CEO
Isley has served as CEO for Granville Health System in Oxford, NC, since 2006, and has held a variety of roles in his 30-year health care career.
Located in News / 2018 / January
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
Scientific Breakthrough Could Lead to Better Antipsychotic Drugs
Published in Nature, research from the lab of Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, revealed the first-ever crystal structure of the dopamine 2 receptor bound to an antipsychotic drug – a much-needed discovery in the quest to create effective drugs with fewer side effects to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other conditions.
Located in News / 2018 / January
More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under new guideline
UNC department chair led new guideline writing group.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Kids saying no to cigarettes are saying yes to vaping
In a study led by UNC Family Medicine’s Adam Goldstein, MD, researchers found that efforts are needed to help youth remain nicotine free – especially those adolescents who aren’t otherwise susceptible to smoking cigarettes.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Envisioning His Future
Qing Zhang earns a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine for his work understanding oxygen’s role in therapy-resistant tumors.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Gene therapy researchers find viral barcode to cross the blood-brain barrier
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Aravind Asokan, PhD, reveal how certain gene-carrying AAV vectors can penetrate the brain more efficiently to treat brain and spinal cord conditions, while reducing liver payload.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Integrated Care of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Hosted by UNC School of Medicine
Continuing Professional Education March 10th
Located in News / 2018 / February