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Large Aggregates of ALS-causing Protein Might Actually Help Brain Cells
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nikolay Dokholyan, PhD, add to evidence that small aggregates of SOD1 protein are the brain-cell killing culprits in ALS, but the formation of larger, more visible, and fibril-like aggregates of the same protein may protect brain cells.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Likelihood of Tick Bite to Cause Red Meat Allergy Could Be Higher than Previously Thought
Scott Commins, MD, PhD, and his team found the red meat allergy-causing alpha-gal – a sugar in nearly all mammal blood except for humans – is found in tick saliva regardless of whether the tick had recently fed on an animal, challenging previous theories.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Long-Acting Injectable Multi-Drug Implant Shows Promise for HIV Prevention and Treatment
UNC researchers have created an injectable multi-drug delivery system that is removable, biodegradable and effective for up to a year in some cases. First author Rahima Benhabbour, PhD, MSc, says the ability to administer multiple drugs with this implant is an important advancement in this research.
Located in News / 2019 / September
Machine Learning Helps Scientists Measure Important Inflammation Process
Led by the UNC School of Medicine lab of Leslie Parise, PhD, researchers created an artificial intelligence tool to measure NETosis, an important inflammatory process by which certain white blood cells trap invaders like bacteria. This work will help scientists find ways to stop or promote the process in disease states.
Located in News / 2019 / December
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
More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under new guideline
UNC department chair led new guideline writing group.
Located in News / 2018 / January
Morehead Memorial Hospital Unveils New Name: UNC Rockingham Health Care
Morehead’s top executive, Dana Weston, will remain president of the new entity.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 4
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
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
National Clinical Trial Finds Certain Treatments for Blood Clots Not Effective
Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine and member of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, co-authored the results of a large-scale multicenter clinical trial focusing on catheter-directed thrombolysis and its effects.
Located in News / 2017 / December