Team Identifies a New HIV Reservoir
Researchers have found a new cell in the body where HIV persists despite treatment. This discovery has major implications for cure research.
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Professor Earns Award from Alma Mater
Sonia Napravnik majored in philosophy and then the AIDS epidemic prompted her to return to university for nursing and epidemiology degrees. Now a researcher and educator at UNC, her students are honoring her for keeping the course work interesting and inspiring careers in public health.
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State Combats Hepatitis with Training
Hepatitis C virus has increased 400 percent in North Carolina since 2009. State officials are partnering with UNC and Duke to train clinicians to identify the curable virus in their patients. Our Heidi Swygard, MD, MPH, explains why HCV is on the rise and how the training program improves diagnosis and care, especially in rural areas.
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Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

This Is Your World on Drugs

This Is Your World on Drugs

Hendrée Jones, director of UNC Horizons, works tirelessly every day to help mothers and children struggling with substance use disorders. In the past five years, her work has expanded beyond Chapel Hill to places like Afghanistan, Brazil and India. Read More...>>

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IGHID PROGRESS Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

Health Effects of the 2016 Election

Health Effects of the 2016 Election

The 2016 US election ushered in a time of change and uncertainty. What will the Trump administration mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act, for national stress levels and their associated health risks, and for global health? UNC researchers are working to better answer these questions. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

Translating Data into Health Recommendations

Translating Data into Health Recommendations

For more than a year, MEASURE Evaluation has been working with 14 Zambian health professionals to turn health data into meaningful medical recommendations. Four of the participants share how the training is empowering them to improve education and healthcare delivery in Zambia. Read More...>>

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