Category Archives: News

Op-Ed: How the Trump Administration Is Reversing Progress on HIV Treatment

Video: ABC 11 Highlights UNC Project-Malawi

Mending Hearts in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, strep throat can escalate, causing life-threatening damage to the heart. The country’s lack of cardiac surgeons makes this diagnosis even more dire. A team from UNC’s Division of Cardiology traveled to León this winter to perform a life-saving procedure. Read More

Building Support for Youth Caregivers

Many teens and children under the age of 18 are responsible for not only taking care of themselves, but also a loved one. These youth caregivers can go on to thrive as adults, but UNC researcher Elizabeth Olson says this added labor can also have negative impacts. Read More

Nurses to Improve Training and Trust

Researchers from around the world travel to the Galápagos to study its wildlife and ecology. But what about the needs of the people who call the archipelago home? Learn how a collaboration between the UNC School of Nursing, a local hospital and the community will improve health care on the islands. Read More

Medical Director Says 89 Percent of Clinic Patients Have HIV Under Control

Researchers Identify How Class of Drugs Blocks Hepatitis C Virus Replication

Globally, an estimated 71 million people are living with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Over decades of infection, chronic HCV infection results in progressive damage to the liver and an increased risk for end stage liver disease and liver cancer, … Read More

Watch: Researcher Shares Latest Zika Updates during Community Science Cafe

Garcia to Present Inaugural Diversity Lecture at International Microbiology Meeting

The annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Microbe 2017, will feature a special presentation highlighting the contributions to the field of an under-represented minority microbiologist. The inaugural lecture will be presented by J. Victor Garcia, PhD, a … Read More

Podcast: Jenna Honeycutt Explains How Macrophages Are a Reservoir for HIV