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Dr. Jeff Stringer Awarded Third Grant from Gates’ Foundation

In 2018, Jeff received the first Fetal Age Machine Learning Initiative (FAMLI) grant, a feasibility investment concerned primarily with automated estimation of gestational age. It focused upon generation of specific ultrasound datasets to train machine learning models and on scoping additional functions and features of an AI-enabled ultrasound system. In 2019, a second FAMLI grant extended… Read More

UNC School of Medicine Names 2021-22 Yang Family Biomedical Scholars

This story was originally posted on July 5, 2022 on the UNC School Of Medicine Newsroom website, which is linked HERE. Mauro Calabrese, PhD, Nilu Goonetilleke, PhD, and Adam Hantman, PhD, were selected as Yang Family Biomedical Scholars in the sixth installment of this annual School of Medicine award. The UNC School of Medicine has… Read More

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Dr. Adaora Adimora On How HIV Impacts Women and Minorities

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDSVu spoke with Dr. Adaora Adimora about increasing the rate of PrEP use among women and minorities impacted by HIV. Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Epidemiology at the UNC School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for AIDS Research. Q: Your career has… Read More

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Margolis Elected Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

“David Margolis, MD, Sarah Graham Keenan Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Epidemiology, has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The prestigious honor recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of virology, particularly for making key discoveries on the mechanisms of HIV latency and devising new strategies to find a… Read More

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