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Deliver Proven Solutions Faster – Implementation Science

Gillings researchers fight emerging diseases

July 5, 2018 Utilizing the expertise of the Baric Lab at the UNC Gillings School, Gilead Sciences is making breakthroughs in developing drugs to fight some of the world’s deadliest viruses. The Gilead broad-spectrum treatment that was tested and proven in the Baric Lab, now known as Remdesivir, was deployed for use in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

UNC launches new Institute for Environmental Health Solutions

May 1, 2018 UNC-Chapel Hill has launched the Institute for Environmental Health Solutions, aimed at protecting those who are particularly vulnerable to diseases caused by environmental factors. Dr. Rebecca Fry, Institute director, works with a team of interdisciplinary researchers to translate scientific discoveries into effective, easy-to-apply solutions that improve people's health.