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25771
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The North Carolina Council of State has approved bonds to finance the East Carolina Cardiovascular Institute. The new research institute, branching off of existing strengths of the Brody School of Medicine, will focus on six key research areas and advanced cardiovascular disease risk of eastern North Carolina.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p2 Periodical Website
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25772
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Drs. Orville Day and David Pravica, a physicist and mathematician at East Carolina University, have been developing a theory that allows for one to predict the mass and size of a black hole based on energy vibrations. The two are now working with faculty from the Brody School of medicine to apply this theory to the detection of coronary artery disease.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p4 Periodical Website
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25777
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Cardiovascular disease, obesity, Crone’s disease, allergies, lupus, and many more inflammatory diseases are being exposed by Dr. William Joel Meggs, professor of emergency medicine and medical toxicology at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. Meggs argues that environmental factors, diet, chemical exposure, and air pollution are just a few things that can trigger inflammation, something he wishes to examine further as the president of the newly created Environmental Health Research Foundation.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p28-30 Periodical Website
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25776
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Dr. Robert Lee Maril, chair of the East Carolina Department of Sociology, has spent countless hours exploring the lives and work of U.S. Border Patrol agent at McAllen Station in southern Texas. Maril’s work has led to questions about drug trafficking, immigration reform, and organization changes.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p24-27, il Periodical Website
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25775
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Working with NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and numerous other partners, Dr. Paul J. Kauffmann, chairman of the East Carolina Department of Technology Systems, has tested the commercial feasibility of a new weather data collection system that might prevent unnecessary flying accidents.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p20-23, il Periodical Website
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25778
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Professors in the Department of Geography at East Carolina are examining the connection between rural North Carolina and a growing Latino population. In efforts to understand what draws this population to North Carolina, researchers are also offering programs that bridge the language and cultural gaps for new Latino residents in the state.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p31 Periodical Website
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25773
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Exercise is usually the solution to what ails us, but researchers in the Human Performance Laboratory, a partner with the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, what to make sure we know how exercise works, what works best, and how much is too much.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p8-13, il Periodical Website
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25774
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With a childhood rooted in the rigors of farm life, John Shearin brought a strong work ethic to his decades as a professional actor and director. Now chair of the East Carolina Department of Theater and Dance, Shearin nurtures students as a director and producer.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p14-19 Periodical Website
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