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DeSimone talks about research, developing new medicines
Located in News / 2012 News
Hepatitis C virus hijacks liver microRNA
Mechanism explains how virus survives in the liver and how a new antiviral works
Located in News / 2012 News
Large international study discovers common genetic contributions to mental illness
CHAPEL HILL – A team of over 250 researchers from more than 20 countries have discovered that common genetic variations contribute to a person’s risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Located in News / 2011 News
Ten minutes could save your life: FREE Head & Neck Cancer Screenings
UNC Health Care will offer free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, on Wednesday, April 25, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic on the ground floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC Team Discovers Promising Target for New Pancreatic Cancer Treatments
Cell signaling protein may hold key to blocking long-studied genetic mutation
Located in News / 2011 News
Strader honored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
John Strader, PA-C with the hematologic malignancies program, was honored as the 2012 Man of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, North Carolina chapter, raising over $30,000 for the organization.
Located in News / 2012 News
BCBSNC Names Dr. Lisa Carey to Board of Trustees
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has announced Dr. Lisa Carey, Medical Director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Breast Center and Associate Director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, as the newest member of its board of trustees.
Located in News / 2012 News
Pox, patents and pancreatic cancer vaccines
Rachel Roper, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine has been granted a patent for her discovery of a poxvirus gene that, when deleted, significantly weakens the vaccine virus while simultaneously increasing immune responses to it.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC partners with Community Health Centers to improve colorectal cancer screening
Toolkit moves best practices to the community
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC scientists collaborate to find first major genetic mutation associated with hereditary prostate cancer risk
Chapel Hill - After a 20-year quest to find a genetic driver for prostate cancer that strikes men at younger ages and runs in families, researchers have identified a rare, inherited mutation linked to a significantly higher risk of the disease.
Located in News / 2012 News