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Ryan White

Ryan White Remembered

April 8 marks the 28 year anniversary of Ryan White’s death. Before HIV transmission was well understood, factor 8, a protein important to blood clotting, was often pooled from hundreds of untested blood donations.  This exposed hemophilia patients like Ryan White to HIV; in an article for PBS Newshour, Dr. Howard Markel recalls that “virtually… Read More

Myron Cohen

Myron Cohen Interviewed for The Body

Myles Helfand interviewed Associate CFAR Director Myron Cohen in a series for The Body. In a short video interview with The Body, an HIV/AIDS-specific service of Remedy Health Media, Dr. Myron Cohen, MD, Associate CFAR Director & International Core Associate Director,  shares a personal anecdote about a patient whose wellbeing was rapidly transformed with the… Read More

Research Assistant Earns Impact Award

Each department may nominate three current masters or doctoral students or recent graduates per year for the Impact and Horizon Award.  Their research should have direct impact on North Carolina.   Impact Award On Thursday, April 5, Thibaut Davy-Méndez will receive one of the 2018 UNC Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award for his work related… Read More

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professorship

The Sarah Graham Kenan Award recipients will receive five-year, renewable terms, and are subject to a rigorous review process. Sarah Graham Kenan Awardees Last week, Ada Adimora, MD, MPH; David Margolis, MD; and Janet Rubin, MD; were named Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professors.  Dr. Adimora co-directs the UNC CFAR Developmental Core, and Dr. Margolis directs… Read More

software development

Biostatistics Software for Analyzing Dilution Assays

Biostatistics Core Develops Software Tool for Analyzing Dilution Assays UNC Center for AIDS Research Biostatistics Core graduate research assistant Ilana Trumble and former Core GRAs Andrew Allmon, Owen Francis, Pedro Baldoni, alumnus Dr. Joseph Rigdon, and Core Director, Prof. Michael Hudgens published a research paper in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of Immunological Methods, titled “SLDAssay: A software… Read More

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