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Lung Spheroid Cells

August 4, 2017

Scientists create stem cell therapy for lung fibrosis conditions

Through a joint UNC School of Medicine-NC State research project shows how to harvest lung stem cells non-invasively and then multiply healthy cells – a potentially powerful therapy against inflammatory lung conditions.

COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, News, Publications, Pulmonology, Research

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April 21, 2017

UNC SOM professor consults with Sesame Street to create character w...

Listen to Laura Klinger, PhD, on WUNC's The State of Things discussing the creation of a new Sesame Street character Julia, who is depicted as having autism. Klinger, director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, was an expert consultant in the creation of the character.

Autism, Publications

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Illustration of breast pump and bottle with breast milk.

October 14, 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill OB-GYN Dr. Alison Stuebe co-authors new study that ...

The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding

Gynecology, Publications

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Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena

February 24, 2016

UNC research challenges Darwin, shows how a gene cheats Mendel’s la...

Led by UNC School of Medicine’s Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, PhD, a team of geneticists found how the gene R2d2 distorts cell division across generations to affect fertility.

Genetics, Publications

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Joseph Piven

February 3, 2016

UNC autism article named one of top 10 papers of 2015

Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.

Autism, Publications

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Todd H. Baron

July 23, 2015

UNC doctors analyze treatment options for gallbladder disease

Their article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, explores the pros and cons of five different interventional approaches to treating gallbladder disease – a condition that affects more than 25 million Americans.


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Basal-like breast cancer cells (pictured) make up the majority of the triple-negative subtype. Researchers from UNC discovered that the triple-negative subtype contains significant genetic diversity. Source: Perou Lab/UNC

February 13, 2013

Researchers discover biological diversity in triple-negative breast...

A team lead by Charles Perou, PhD, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, examined more than 1,700 breast tumors, including 412 triple negative (TN) breast cancers, and concluded that triple-negative cancers, and basal-like breast cancers should not be considered as a single type.

Breast Cancer, Publications, Research

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