Category: Research

Young woman shows self-made mask to protect against virus and bacteria

January 11, 2021

Not All Masks Are Created Equal

UNC Health experts tested them to see which were most protective against COVID-19.

Coronavirus, Research

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Scientist pipetting a sample for genetic testing with a background of a DNA sequence

December 18, 2020

Can Gene Editing Treat Angelman Syndrome?

Scientists have determined how to overcome a genetic mutation at the center of this debilitating neurodevelopmental condition.

Genetics, Research

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Over-the-shoulder shot of Researcher in full protective gear uses syringe in lab

October 19, 2020

A Presidential Experiment: What are Monoclonal Antibodies?

One of the therapies used to treat Trump is an approach being tested at UNC.

Research

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An illustration depicting ancient Greek warriors

June 26, 2019

Cancer Treatment: We’ve Come a Long Way and the Future is Hopeful

Survival rates have drastically improved in recent decades, and physician-researchers are working toward more personalized treatments.

Cancer, Research

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Illustration of a person receiving a medication via nasal spray

June 24, 2019

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Cluster Seizures

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Research

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cartoon of a drop of blood

May 6, 2019

Could This Ancient Treatment Cure Diabetes?

Research shows bloodletting could help manage or treat diabetes.

Diabetes, Research

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August 12, 2017

Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again

As UNC geneticist Jonathan Berg gears up to lead a $9.7-million renewal of the NCGENES project, we look at a story from the original study and how it changed the fortunes of a woman from Goldsboro, NC.

Gene Therapy, Genetics, Genome, News, Patient Stories, Research

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