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UNC study may lead to treatments that are effective against all MRSA strains
Attribute of dominant MRSA strain enables it to persist on skin and spread in community.
Located in News / 2013 / January
UNC study offers first clinical evidence of anti-cancer drug triggering viral infection
A new study led by UNC scientists shows that a common cancer drug can activate a viral infection that, paradoxically, can help anti-viral medications eradicate virus-associated cancer.
Located in News / 2010 / April
UNC study pinpoints causes of ‘runner’s knee’
From professional athletes to weekend warriors, the condition known as “runner’s knee” is a painful and potentially debilitating injury suffered by millions of people – although until now, it has been unclear just what causes it.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009
UNC study pinpoints causes of ‘runner’s knee’
From professional athletes to weekend warriors, the condition known as “runner’s knee” is a painful and potentially debilitating injury suffered by millions of people – although until now, it has been unclear just what causes it.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009
UNC study provides further insight into racial disparities in breast cancer
The results show that basal-like breast cancer is equally aggressive in African American and white women, and that African American women had worse outcomes no matter what kind of breast cancer they developed.
Located in News / 2011 / January
UNC study reveals potential route to bladder cancer diagnostics, treatments
Researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center found that bladder cancer subtypes are genetically similar to breast cancer subtypes.
Located in News / 2014 / February
UNC study rewrites textbook on key genetic phenomenon
Because females carry two copies of the X chromosome to males’ one X and one Y, they harbor a potentially toxic double dose of the more than 1000 genes that reside on the X chromosome.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
UNC study rewrites textbook on key genetic phenomenon
Because females carry two copies of the X chromosome to males’ one X and one Y, they harbor a potentially toxic double dose of the more than 1000 genes that reside on the X chromosome.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
UNC study shows how two brain areas interact to trigger divergent emotional behaviors
The findings could lead to new mental health therapies for disorders such as addiction, anxiety, and depression.
Located in News / 2013 / March
UNC study shows potential to revive abandoned cancer drug by nanoparticle drug delivery
A team of UNC researchers developed nanoparticle carriers to successfully deliver therapeutic doses of a cancer drug that had previously failed clinical development due to pharmacologic challenges.
Located in News / 2012 / May