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Changing the Trajectory of HIV

Working towards a cure for HIV requires many things – tenacity, determination, and collaboration. Nilu Goonetilleke, an immunologist in the UNC School of Medicine, is well-equipped to meet this challenge. "In five years, I would hope all my vaccine-related research will advance into further pre-clinical and clinical testing," she says. "Regarding the basic research, which is particularly exciting for me, I am hopeful we can provide important insights into how T cells function."

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How Novo Nordisk and UNC Health are using N3C resources to accelerate research on COVID-19 and metabolic disease

In this podcast, Novo Nordisk researcher Dr. Kajsa Kvist and NC TraCS Co-director Dr. John Buse discuss how and why Novo Nordisk became an early participant of the National COVID-19 Collaborative (N3C) as a tool to study the pandemic.

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NC State offers researchers access to new Centennial Biomedical Clinical Manufacturing Facility

NC State has opened its Biomedical Clinical Manufacturing Facility, and offers UNC researchers and faculty access to its new space and resources. Focusing on stem cells and regenerative medicine, the facility supports Phase I human clinical trials and is helpful to faculty and early startups.

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Experts lead call to action for doctors to heed guidelines on diabetes care

Clinical trials involving patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk have led to advances in our understanding of the effectiveness of two types of drugs – GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors, but only a small proportion of patients are treated with these medications.

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Need data for COVID-19 research? N3C now OPEN

We are pleased to announce the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) is now open for research! The N3C Data Enclave contains harmonized, patient-level clinical data from health care providers across the country, allowing the research community to study COVID-19.

Advancing the research agenda at UNC-Chapel Hill

Watch our new video and learn what’s possible with support from NC TraCS – drones that deliver life-saving equipment, potential mental health treatment based on brain wave therapy, and 3D-printed intravaginal rings to deliver therapeutics are just a few of the possibilities. We’re here to help strengthen and accelerate research at UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond.

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Recruiting rural populations for clinical research?

ISP has launched the Rural Health Research Toolkit, a resource for researchers designing and conducting research focusing on rural communities.
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i2b2@UNC team completes major overhaul

Our IDSci team members worked tirelessly over the past year on keeping i2b2 available for use by the UNC clinical research community.
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Research resources available on SharePoint

Learn what data is available in the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health (CDW-H) and how it can support your research.

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