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Category: Awards

January 30, 2017

UNC receives $2.5-million grant to explore new therapy for anhedonia

As part of NIMH’s Experimental Therapeutics Initiative and led by Gabriel Dichter, PhD, researchers will use neuroimaging to evaluate a new treatment for decreased motivation and pleasure, symptoms that are common to many psychiatric disorders.

Awards, Mental Health

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Mosquito.

November 4, 2016

UNC scientists named to European Union-funded global Zika research ...

The UNC School of Medicine was one of two U.S. institutions named to an international research consortium funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme, which invested $49 million in Zika research and vaccine development at more than 20 laboratories in Europe and Brazil.

Awards, Contagions

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A man talking to his doctor.

November 4, 2016

UNC leads first-of-its-kind, $21-million study of posttraumatic bra...

The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.

Awards, Innovation, Neurology, Research

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October 31, 2016

UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare, High Point Regional, and Pardee ...

Only 844 hospitals nationwide received “A” grades in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog report.

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UNC Chapel

October 28, 2016

UNC ranks 2nd in world for pharmacology and toxicology

UNC performed exceptionally well in health, medical and life science fields in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings.

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October 13, 2016

UNC researchers earn five NIH BRAIN Initiative grants

From non-invasive brain stimulation to the inner workings of fMRI, UNC researchers will study the human brain like never before to address neurological and psychiatric conditions such as depression, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia.

Awards, Neurology

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Charles M. Perou

October 6, 2016

Komen recognizes Charles Perou with the Brinker Award, its top scie...

Susan G. Komen announced UNC Lineberger researcher Charles M. Perou, PhD, as the recipient of this year's Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science for his contributions to the understanding of breast cancer as distinct molecular subtypes that have prognostic value using cutting-edge cancer genomics tools.

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Illustration of a sleeping baby.

September 21, 2016

UNC awarded high-profile NIH grant to research environmental influe...

UNC School of Medicine’s Michael O’Shea, MD, is the principal investigator for the $5-million grant to analyze data and follow children over time to study the origins of diseases and conditions.

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UNC Chapel

September 21, 2016

Tar Heels go viral: UNC researchers featured on “This Week in Virol...

Virologists with the UNC School of Medicine participated in last week's on-campus recording of a popular virology podcast.

Awards, Contagions

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Hillary Spangler speaks at the 2016 Sepsis Heroes event held by the Sepsis Alliance

September 21, 2016

Spangler honored as ‘Sepsis Hero’ by Sepsis Alliance

On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Sepsis Alliance held its fifth annual Sepsis Heroes: Celebrating Champions of Sepsis Awareness gala in New York City. UNC medical student Hillary Spangler was one of five honorees recognized as a Sepsis Hero. This annual event celebrates and applauds the work of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in raising sepsis awareness.

Awards, Hematology

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August 24, 2016

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center receives FEMA grant

This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.

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David Margolis

August 13, 2016

UNC awarded nearly $23 million to continue national effort to cure HIV

The Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE) at UNC is working on a “kick and kill” strategy to eradicate HIV from patients.

Awards, HIV/AIDS

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