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Anti-inflammatory Protein Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria to Curb Obesity
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Jenny Ting, PhD, and colleagues, publish a new approach to weight loss and diabetes prevention.
Located in News / 2018 / September
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
Berkowitz Proposes Innovative Methodological Approach to Studies that Address Health-Related Social Needs
Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, proposes the use of cash benchmarking to better study programs aimed at addressing health-related social needs in a new article published in Health Affairs.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Black, white men view impacts of prostate cancer treatment differently, study finds
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Ronald C. Chen surveyed 1,171 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in North Carolina, finding that while both white and black men were concerned about curing their cancer and the quality-of-life impacts of treatment, more black men considered other social and personal factors -- such as recovery time and cost -- to be very important in their treatment decision-making.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Blue Cross NC, UNC Health Alliance agreement lowers Triangle ACA rates by more than 21 percent
Plans will cost $140 less per month on average before subsidies. New agreement means $200 million reduction in healthcare costs for 2019 in Triangle. Statewide, Blue Cross NC is lowering ACA rates by an average of 4.1 percent.
Located in News / 2018 / August
Blue Cross NC, UNC Health Care to Lower Triangle ACA Rates by Additional 4.5% for 2020
Over the past two years, Triangle rate decreases have totaled more than 25%
Located in News / 2019 / August
Blue Cross NC, UNC-Chapel Hill Collaborate to Expand Rural Primary Care
Blue Cross NC to invest $800,000 in a new UNC-Chapel Hill program that improves access to care, education and employment opportunities throughout Rockingham County.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Brain Stimulation Improves Depression Symptoms, Restores Brain Waves in Clinical Study
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Flavio Frohlich, PhD, are the first to use transcranial alternating current brain stimulation (tACS) to significantly reduce symptoms in people diagnosed with major depression.
Located in News / 2019 / March
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Provides $1.7 million grant to UNC School of Medicine to fund program streamlining Afib care & education for underserved populations
Atrial fibrillation hospitalizations reduced by 30 percentage points in first year of program.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Can Genetic Therapy Help Kids with Angelman Syndrome Overcome Seizures?
The UNC School of Medicine lab of Ben Philpot, PhD, discovered key details for how a deficiency in the gene UBE3A affects the brain and how replacing it could benefit children with the neuro-genetic disorder.
Located in News / 2018 / November