UNC Health Care

Category: Devices

Orrin Stone/Photo by Max Englund

December 11, 2014

Platforms for Proteins

Graduate student Orrin Stone is creating molecular tools to pinpoint how and when cellular pathways trigger cell movement – or, in cancer, metastasis.

Cancer, Cell Biology, Devices, Innovation

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Spencer Smith's new two-photon microscope under construction

August 28, 2014

Two Photon Future

For the Obama BRAIN Initiative, UNC neuroscientist Spencer Smith, PhD, creates a new kind of microscope to study the brain like never before.

Devices, Innovation, Neurology

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UNC Chapel

August 13, 2014

War vet receives his hearing back

Dr. Oliver Adunka, an ENT surgeon at UNC Health Care, was able to get Dac Carpenter into a clinical trial that installed a sound bridge in one ear. That allows Dac to hear just like he did before he was injured.

Clinical Trials, Devices, Hearing, UNC Stories

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Peter Gilligan

May 20, 2014

UNC study finds massive cost savings in high-tech pathogen-identifi...

The new technology is more efficient than, cheaper than, and as accurate as conventional lab tests used to identify bacterial and fungal infections in patient samples.

Devices, Innovation, Studies, Technology

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The new ultrasound device will help identify “vulnerable” plaque that increases risk of heart attack or stroke. Click to enlarge. Photo: Xiaoning Jiang. (Photo free for use by news media.)

April 24, 2014

New Ultrasound Device May Aid in Detecting Risk for Heart Attack, S...

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke.

Cardiology, Devices, Innovation

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The chemical probe UNC1215 will be used to investigate the function of malignant brain tumor (MBT) domain protein

March 1, 2013

New chemical probe provides tool to investigate role of malignant b...

The probe, named UNC1215, will provide researchers with a powerful tool to investigate the function of malignant brain tumor (MBT) domain proteins in biology and disease.

Cancer, Devices, Innovation, Neurology

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UNC Health Care expands treatment options with CyberKnife robotic r...

CHAPEL HILL - Last week UNC Health Care began treating patients with the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system, a groundbreaking medical device that is designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy.

Cancer, Devices, Innovation

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