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25834
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Dr. Sheila Bunch, assistant professor of social work, is among a dozen researchers across East Carolina University’s campus examining health and health disparities of African Americans in hopes to improve the well-being of those across eastern North Carolina.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p8-11, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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25835
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Drs. Gordon Downie and Rosa Cuenca are working with Dr. Ron Allison, a radiation oncologist and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine on a unique and innovate cancer treatment: photodynamic therapy, which uses light rays to target cancerous cells. The Photodynamic Therapy Center is housed at the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center, supported by Brody and Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p12-15 Periodical Website
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25839
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Researchers at East Carolina’s Department of Physiology in the Brody School of Medicine have made clinically important connections between asthma-related inflammation and illnesses of the heart and blood vessels. This link will aid further research in environmental triggers and better treatment options.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p28 Periodical Website
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25836
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North Carolina is the perfect natural laboratory in which to study all aspects of natural disasters. Researchers in various fields such as geology, economics, biology, recreation and leisure, coastal and marine science, atmospheric science, and resource management at East Carolina University are at the forefront of examining coastal and climate change issues that face the growing eastern North Carolina population.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p16-21 Periodical Website
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25838
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Dr. Jason Bond, professor of biology at East Carolina, has just received three National Science Foundation grants to study spiders and millipedes. The research will focus on cataloging species from around the world, examining biodiversity and evolutionary biology with the aid of undergraduate and graduate students.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p27 Periodical Website
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25840
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A new contract is giving Dr. Roger Rulifson, biology professor and director of the Field Station for Coastal Studies at Lake Mattamuskeet, the opportunity to survey how water treatment facilities affect water and wildlife in Pasquotank and Camden counties.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p29 Periodical Website
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25841
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Recently awarded a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Christine Avenarius, an assistant professor of anthropology at East Carolina, is studying the perceptions of law and justice in China.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p30 Periodical Website
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25837
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Dr. Sharon Sarvey of the ECU School of Nursing is helping area youth lose weight and keep it off through Camp Timber Creek. There campers learn to cook healthy meals and find a variety of fun ways to exercise.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p24-26 Periodical Website