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UNC Lineberger researchers win drug-discovery awards from pharmaceutical giant GSK
GlaxoSmithKline drug-discovery competition winners aim to find a new cancer therapy and a novel way to regulate male fertility, projects spearheaded by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine.
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UNC medical student presents breast cancer risk calculator at ASCO 2013
Jahan Mohiuddin developed a tool to determine a patient’s risk of breast cancer relapse.
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UNC researchers identify another piece of the “histone code” puzzle
New research from the UNC School of Medicine has shown how a protein called UHRF1 “reads” the histone code in a specific way to perform an important cellular function.
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UNC to test interventions aimed at reducing colon cancer screening disparities
The study will focus on assessing the impact of a clinic-based intervention that includes having patients view a multimedia decision aid (in English or Spanish) before seeing their physician, as well as support from a bilingual patient “navigator” on completion of recommended colon cancer screening tests.
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Varmus delivers third annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium
Dr. Harold E. Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes, was invited to campus by UNC’s Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies.
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Walking program reduces joint stiffness in older breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitor therapy
After six weeks of walking, the mean joint pain scores among the participants decreased by 10 percent, fatigue decreased by 19 percent, and joint stiffness decreased by 32 percent.
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