Category Archives: News

Study Proves Injection to Prevent HIV is Well-Tolerated

Monthly Injections Could Replace Daily Pills for People with HIV

Eron Named Vice Chair of Largest NIH HIV Research Network

UNC Professor of Medicine Joseph Eron, MD, has been elected vice chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG). Established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1987, the ACTG is the largest network of research sites in the … Read More

NIH Renews UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has renewed funding for the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program. This five-year grant (2017-2022) supports mentored training at 16 affiliated sites in low- and middle-income countries. All are affiliated with at least one … Read More

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