May 22, 2019 Each May — National Stroke Awareness Month — people become acutely aware of the enormous challenge that strokes pose for individual well-being and public health. At the Gillings School, researchers and students confront the challenge year-round.
May 21, 2019 Areej Hussein and Hailey Jenkins, both students in the nutrition department, will receive funding toward international research in the Philippines, Russia and Greece.
May 17, 2019 The grant will fund research to address the challenge of scaling up the Med-South Lifestyle Program, an evidence-based diet and physical activity intervention.
May 16, 2019 Dr. Ian Carroll and his team are entering the final year of a $2.3 million grant to study how the intestinal microbiota impacts anxiety and weight regulation.
May 16, 2019 The award recognizes professionals with outstanding contributions to research and/or education related to nutrition, physical activity and weight management in the field of cancer, as well as extraordinary leadership, commitment and service to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
May 15, 2019 The council’s goal is to accelerate the pipeline of female innovators and provide a model that can be replicated and expanded throughout North Carolina and beyond.
May 15, 2019 Cancer researchers advocate that physical activity and exercise should be chief components of cancer care and prevention. This week in Chapel Hill, scientists from the American Institute of Cancer Research confirm the direct influence of regular exercise upon reducing cancer risk as part of their annual meeting.
Gillings School team receives $6.2 million to study metabolic underpinnings of obesity-associated cardiovascular disease
May 15, 2019 The grant, which is from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, will help researchers better understand the biologic mechanisms behind obesity’s impact on metabolic pathways.
May 13, 2019 More than 550 students were awarded degrees at the Gillings School's Commencement ceremony, with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates all well represented.
May 10, 2019 Leaders at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have announced the winners of four of the School’s most prestigious awards.