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Fischer to Serve as Co-PI of Ebola Trial in Liberia

July 15, 2016

The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL), a U.S.-Liberia joint cinical research partnership, on July 5 announced the opening of PREVAIL IV, a treatment trial for men who have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD) but continue to … Continued

De Silva Leads Expert Panel on Zika Research, Response

June 10, 2016

The Zika virus isn’t unprecedented, epidemiologically speaking. What is unprecedented, however, is its associated birth defects, including microcephaly, as well as the fact that it can be sexually transmitted. That’s according to Aravinda de Silva, professor of microbiology and immunology at … Continued

UNC Researchers Awarded Pilot Grants for Zika Research

June 10, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Office of Research has awarded three Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research (ECBR) grants to UNC medical investigators researching Zika virus. The Zika virus is the focus of all three … Continued

School of Medicine Announces Global Health Scholars

May 6, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Office of International Affairs recently announced six new Global Health Scholars. The program, sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, provides funding support for resident physicians who display a … Continued

Neurosurgery Chief Resident Travels to UNC Project-Malawi

April 22, 2016

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill neurosurgery chief resident Carolyn Quinsey visited UNC Project-Malawi in March to help the Department of Neurosurgery explore the possibility of an ongoing resident rotation and collaboration with providers in Malawi. Her visit was the … Continued

Simmons Scholars Program Welcomes Two New Members

January 23, 2016

The genetics of kidney disease and the health of immigrants and Latin America are the topics of interest for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s latest additions to its Simmons Scholars Career Development Program. While … Continued