May 20, 2022 Building on the work of READDI, the NIH-funded center will develop oral antivirals to combat pandemic-level viruses like COVID-19.
May 18, 2022 Environmental sciences and engineering researchers at the Gillings School have been awarded nearly $800,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop new analytical methods that can improve the detection of emerging air pollutants like PFAS.
May 18, 2022 Excessive drinking cost North Carolinians $9.73 billion, or $2.09 per drink, in 2017 – a 38% increase over excessive drinking costs in 2010.
May 11, 2022 Gillings School maternal and child health researchers found that people who engage in prenatal substance use are more likely to initiate prenatal care later and receive inadequate care before and after birth, with the most pronounced differences in those who report illicit substance use.
April 21, 2022 UNC researchers across disciplines are harnessing the power of a new plastic to remove pollutants from drinking water. Their work just got a significant boost from the state legislature.
April 19, 2022 The Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center at UNC-Chapel Hill aims to address systemic racism in maternal health and reduce inequities in maternal mortality through workforce training that centers equity.
April 11, 2022 Intimate partner violence is a precursor to 6.1% of all suicides, according to a new study led by health behavior researchers at UNC.
April 5, 2022 The need to invest in large and expensive new water infrastructure represents a significant challenge for water providers, especially given ongoing water affordability issues and the uncertainties associated with future demands and climate change.
April 1, 2022 Messages that emphasize the health and environmental benefits of participating in Meatless Monday are an effective way to encourage people to eat less meat, according to new findings from Gillings School researchers.
March 22, 2022 A pill form of remdesivir expands the work of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to develop effective and easy-to-use treatments for COVID-19.