Anemia Protects Children from Malaria
Researchers have found iron deficiency anemia protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa, and treating anemia with iron supplementation removes this protective effect.
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NIH Funds Global Women’s Health
The Global Women's Health Division of the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has received nearly $8 million to improve outcomes for women who are infected with or at risk for HIV in Malawi and Zambia.
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Video: ‘Kick and Kill’ to Cure HIV
The UNC School of Medicine communications team sits down with Drs. Nancie Archin and David Margolis to produced a Science Short, explaining the trailblazing ‘kick and kill’ method of attacking HIV to cure patients.
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Becoming an Ideal Cure Trial Participant
Robert Hill learned he was living with HIV 22 years ago. In order to be in the best health to fight the virus and serve as a pure candidate for research trials, he completely changed his lifestyle. Learn more about his experiences with UNC's HIV cure trials.
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Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

Currin Named Nurse of the Year

Currin Named Nurse of the Year

This November David Currin, RN, ACRN, CCRC, will check two achievements off his bucket list. Currin will take a river boat cruise down the Danube in Europe. And he will also be honored as the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board’s 2016 Certified Nurse of the Year. 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

Malaria Parasite Evades Detection

Malaria Parasite Evades Detection

A malaria parasite with a gene deletion is able to avoid rapid test detection in asymptomatic children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNC researchers have conducted the first nationwide study and their results have implications for malaria eradication efforts. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

A donation of pathology equipment between two schools in the University of North Carolina system will save lives and improve lab operations in Malawi. Read More...>>

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