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Category: Collaboration

Brain Cell Organization

September 19, 2017

Faulty Cell Signaling Derails Cerebral Cortex Development, Could It...

UNC School of Medicine researchers pinpoint signaling problems in the progenitor cells crucial for proper neuron generation and organization.

Autism, Collaboration, News, Research

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May 2, 2016

UNC joins launch of SPARK, nation’s largest autism research study

Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of personalized treatments.

Autism, Collaboration, Research

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UNC Chapel

December 9, 2015

Sharing skills to save more lives

With only one physician in Malawi trained to perform the surgical procedure required to treat cervical cancer—radical hysterectomy—women died in large numbers from the disease. Two UNC OB-GYNs came up with a way to change that.

Cancer, Collaboration

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November 5, 2015

UNC School of Medicine Joins with AMA to Create Medical School of t...

UNC is one of 20 schools invited to join an AMA-sponsored consortium working to reshape how future physicians are trained.

Collaboration

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Fatemeh Kaveh

September 21, 2015

Researchers from UNC Lineberger, Norway launch cancer genetics coll...

Researchers from Norway visited the cancer center last week to learn firsthand about UNCseq, a clinical trial launched in 2011 at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. In the trial, researchers use a profile of the genetic and molecular alterations in patients' tumors to try to identify targeted treatments for them.

Cancer, Collaboration, Genetics, Research

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UNC Chapel

May 11, 2015

Carolina, GSK announce novel partnership to accelerate search for H...

The HIV Cure center will be located on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and will focus exclusively on finding a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Collaboration, HIV/AIDS

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UNC Chapel

December 19, 2014

UNC Project-China uses crowdsourcing to promote HIV Testing

UNC’s Project-China partnered with Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Global on a successful project that used crowdsourcing to promote awareness of the importance of HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM).

Collaboration, HIV/AIDS

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The nano-cocoon has ligands on its surface that bind to receptors on the surface of cancer cells. Image courtesy of Zhen Gu PhD

October 14, 2014

Researchers create DNA-based ‘nano-cocoons’ to attack and kill canc...

In cell lines, scientists at the joint UNC-NC State biomedical engineering program have shown that the new nano particles can stealthily enter cancer cells and release a known drug to attack tumors from the inside.

Cancer, Collaboration, Research

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August 20, 2014

Building up Medical Education in Baghdad

A new collaboration between the UNC School of Medicine and the University of Baghdad aims to build a better medical education system throughout Iraq.

Collaboration

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June 30, 2014

UNC-Malawi Surgical Initiative teams with Kamazu Central Hospital t...

The new facilities are the result of collaboration between the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Johnson & Johnson, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and Kamuzu Central Hospital.

Collaboration

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Stephani Page / credit: Max Englund

March 12, 2014

When the White House takes notice . . .

UNC School of Medicine graduate student Stephani Page uses Twitter to engage an online community of scientists.

Collaboration, Community

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February 26, 2014

Simple Diagnosis – Complicated Solution

The UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care collaborates with specialists in the Raleigh area to provide care for the most complex heart cases. (This feature was originally published in UNC Health Care's Well Magazine, Winter 2014 issue)

Cardiology, Collaboration, Heart Health

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