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UNC Lineberger Researcher Sha Chang Launches Startup to Improve Radiation Treatment in Developing World

February 7, 2018

A social enterprise start-up company led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher is looking to use technology developed in-house at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to improve radiation treatment in developing countries, which are expected to increasingly shoulder more of the global cancer burden. “We want to enable developing countries… Read more »

Chinese Cardiologists Visit UNC Medical Center as Part of American Heart Association Collaboration

December 11, 2017

“Time is muscle” is a saying used by physicians to express the importance of quick treatment in patients experiencing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), a very serious type of heart attack that can leave patients with chronic heart failure or send them into sudden cardiac arrest.  Guidelines established by the American Heart Association (AHA), including… Read more »

Researchers Compile Scientific Evidence Behind ‘Nine Truths about Eating Disorders’ Ahead of National Eating Disorder Conference

November 3, 2017

You can assert something that’s true, but it doesn’t mean that you’re going to be believed – evidence helps. That’s the main reason why a group of prominent eating disorder researchers, including Cynthia Bulik from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, released a new document detailing the scientific evidence supporting the Academy for… Read more »

UNC Division of Global Women’s Health Receives Grant to Train Women’s Health Researchers in Zambia

October 17, 2017

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Fogarty International Center to train promising Zambian investigators in HIV and women’s reproductive health research. Carla Chibwesha and Benjamin Chi, faculty in the UNC Division of Global Women’s Health (GWH)… Read more »

From the Ground Up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

August 24, 2017

From his window at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Project-Malawi, Satish Gopal has a clear view of the cancer hospital currently under construction on the campus of Kamuzu Central Hospital. The metaphor isn’t lost on him or anyone else there. For the past five years, since moving his family to Lilongwe, Malawi, Gopal… Read more »

UNC Project-Malawi Looks Forward to Future Discovery

July 20, 2017

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt visited UNC Project-Malawi in early June; read more about her visit and the work of UNC Project-Malawi here. UNC Project-Malawi is a global health success story. From Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, emerged the knowledge that helped shape global understanding of HIV and… Read more »