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Researchers identify components that keep immune system in check
CHAPEL HILL – Within the immune system, a subtle balance exists between the cells that destroy alien pathogens and those that preserve the body’s own tissues. When the balance gets out of whack, the cells that normally target viruses or bacteria can go astray, attacking innocent cells and causing autoimmune and inflammatory disease.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC, NC community colleges partner to prevent cancer
Project will assess needs and work to accelerate adoption of evidence-based cancer prevention interventions
Located in News / 2011 News
HPV vaccine study discussed, Brewer quoted
Located in News / 2011 News
Gehrig named director of UNC Gynecologic Oncology
Paola Gehrig, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, has been named director of UNC Gynecologic Oncology. In her new role she will oversee gynecologic oncology in the School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in News / 2011 News
Fast Break Against Cancer raises more than $210,000 for cancer research and treatment
Coach Roy Williams’ 7th annual Fast Break Against Cancer raised more than $210,000 for cancer research and treatment at UNC Lineberger and in our community.
Located in News / 2011 News
National Cancer Institute-funded center to study proteins for better cancer diagnosis, treatment
Proteins made by cancer cells focus of effort
Located in News / 2011 News
Powell Hammond selected as White House Fellow
Wizdom Powell Hammond, PhD, assistant professor of health behavior and health education at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named to the 2011-2012 class of White House Fellows, the White House recently announced.
Located in News / 2011 News
Loretta Muss named Hometown Hero for November 4
WCHL named Loretta Muss a Hometown Hero for November 4, 2011. Each weekday the station selects a Hometown Hero who goes “over and above the call of duty,” exemplifying excellent service and dedication to others in the community.
Located in News / 2011 News
Spotlight on Terry Magnuson - his work featured on UNC's website
Terry Magnuson, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor, Chair of the Department of Genetics, and Vice Dean for Research at the School of Medicine, is featured in a spotlight story on UNC-Chapel Hill's website.
Located in News / 2011 News
Causes of African-American breast cancer incidence study receives $19.3M: UNC partners to form largest US database
Chapel Hill - UNC scientist Robert Millikan will partner with Christine Ambrosone, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Julie R. Palmer, of Boston University, in the most ambitious study to date of breast cancer among younger African-American women.
Located in News / 2011 News