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Anne Lyerly Zika Panel on Radio In Vivo

March 21, 2017

A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo, featuring “Unraveling Zika,” a panel discussion held November 29, 2016 at the UNC School of Medicine. Learn what we know and don’t know at this point about the Zika virus. The panel was moderated by Dr. Claire Farel, with discussants Dr. Helen Lazear, Dr. Elizabeth Stringer, and Dr. … Read more

Jill Fisher Quoted in Inverse

March 10, 2017

C:B core faculty, Jill Fisher, is quoted in Inverse article, How To Side Hustle as a Lab Rat for Science.  Jill’s HealthyVOICES research project focuses on healthy volunteers in clinical trials. Inverse contacted her to comment on the motivations of healthy volunteers.

Mara Buchbinder on the Road: 2017 Society for Psychological Anthropology Conference

March 10, 2017

C:B core faculty, Mara Buchbinder, is attending the 2017 Society for Psychological Anthropology Biennial Conference in New Orleans. Mara is participating as a discussant in two presentations: Psychological Anthropology and Clinical Ethics in Theory and Practice, and Bureaucracy, the Individual, and the Conditions of Possibility.

Acute Infection: Lived Experiences and Ethical Challenges in HIV Research

February 6, 2017

A better understanding of acute HIV infection is essential to public health, impacting both HIV transmission and potential advances in HIV cure clinical research. Acute HIV infection refers to the earliest stages of HIV infection, the short window of time right after a person becomes infected when they are most infectious. Individuals diagnosed and treated … Read more

Strengthening Bioethics Capacity and Justice in Health

January 27, 2017

Francophone African countries are among the most resource-constrained in the world. Citizens in these regions commonly struggle with a wide variety of health problems related to poverty, political conflict and social upheaval. Those involved in local efforts to improve health, in clinical medicine, biomedical research or public health initiatives, often find themselves in difficult situations … Read more

Strengthening Bioethics Capacity and Justice in Health: Funding Renewed

January 23, 2017

The Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health has renewed funding for Strengthening Bioethics Capacity and Justice in Health. Co-principal investigators for this grant are Stuart Rennie of the UNC Center for Bioethics, and Frieda Behets of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The overall aim of the project is to enhance bioethics education, research … Read more

Second Wave Initiative

January 11, 2017

  Each year, hundreds of thousands of pregnant women in the US face significant medical illness during their pregnancies, and many more do so worldwide. Diabetes and hypertension complicate 40,000+ pregnancies; psychiatric illness complicates an estimated 500,000; cancer and autoimmune diseases are not uncommon. Yet we have surprisingly little data about how to safely and … Read more

HIV Cure Research Day Proclaimed

December 21, 2016

The Durham County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed December 14 as HIV Cure Research Day! Dr. Allison Mathews, founder and director of the 2BeatHIV research project at UNC, shared that “HIV Cure Research Day marks the one year anniversary of the founding of the 2BeatHIV project, which has far reaching impacts in North Carolina and … Read more