March 9, 2019
Winners of the 2019 Impact and Horizon awards include Leah Chapman, Liang Chi, Danielle Gartner, Alex Gertner, Anna Kahkoska, Dana Pasquale, Karen Setty and Paul Shafer.
March 9, 2019
March 4, 2019
Assistant professor of nutrition Amanda Holliday will be recognized at the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors’ spring meeting, to be held April 4-5, in Annapolis, Md.
February 28, 2019
Drs. Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, Mirek Styblo and Rebecca Fry have been awarded a $3.3 million grant to lead a new study of the genetic underpinning of diabetes associated with arsenic exposure. Photo by theirstory/Flicker Creative Commons.
February 21, 2019
To ensure that America’s dietary guidance reflects the latest science, the U.S. secretaries of agriculture and health and human services have announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Dr. Beth Mayer-Davis was one of the appointees.
February 14, 2019
A study conducted jointly by researchers at Diego Portales University, University of Chile and the Gillings School found that Chilean mothers understood and perceived the benefits of the country’s new policies aimed at combating childhood obesity -- and that their awareness influenced their spending habits. Dr. Lindsey Smith Taillie is a co-author.
February 8, 2019
A team of Gillings School researchers set out to develop a statistical method that can be used in conjunction with data from continuous glucose monitors to help people with Type 1 diabetes better manage their disease. Photo by Alan Levine.
January 18, 2019
Drs. Ian Carroll, Jason Fine and Lindsey Smith Taillie have received funding from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute.
Eight states join Go NAPSACC, UNC-Chapel Hill’s web-based health promotion tool for child care programs
January 17, 2019
In 2019, Go NAPSACC will be making a difference in children's health in 20 states. Based at UNC's Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the program helps child care programs develop environments that encourage healthful eating and physical activity in children.
January 16, 2019
Dr. Beth Mayer-Davis is senior author of an article published today in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. Photo by Nadine Primeau.
Researchers identify natural molecule that binds to and enhances function of ‘tumor-suppressor’ protein
January 1, 2019
Researchers at the Gillings School have identified a molecule that activates and increases the function of the p53 tumor-suppressor protein, which could lead to more novel and targeted approaches to cancer treatment.