Category Archives: News

Video: Donations Support Malawian Students

For 10 years, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Project-Malawi have provided food and an education for nearly 1,000 pre- and primary school children in the Dzama community outside of Lilongwe, Malawi. Learn how this support has impacted the community and what UNC hopes to achieve in 2017. Read More

Researchers Find Test for Ebola in Semen

Although the Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa is over, thousands of survivors remain worried they could transmit the virus to others. UNC researchers, along with lab colleagues in Liberia, have discovered the first test to detect Ebola in semen. Learn more about this discovery and its implications for public health. Read More

Clinic Director Answers Patient Questions

UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic Medical Director Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is no stranger to being asked by her patients, “aren’t you afraid you will catch something?” In answering the most frequently asked queries she receives, Dr. Farel illustrates the vast treatment and prevention options offered at the clinic. Read More

Video: 2-Drug Combination Keeps HIV in Check

Podcast: A Bookworm Turned HIV Specialist, Meet Dr. Lisa Hightow-Weidman

Dance Club Reunion Yields $3K Donation to UNC’s Hope Fund

Heading out for a night of dancing in downtown Durham is not the same as it was nearly 30 years ago for members of the LGBT community. Back then, club and show bar The Power Company was in its heyday … Read More

NIH Video: Dr. Myron Cohen on the Power of HIV Treatment as Prevention

UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Gail Henderson to Advise Federal Agencies on Human Genome Initiatives and to Present at HIV Conference in Thailand

The new year is proving fruitful for Gail Henderson, PhD. The professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Center for Genomics and Society at UNC has been confirmed for a four-year term as a member of the National Advisory … Read More

Anemia Protects Children from Malaria