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UNC researchers hope that by 2050, genetic analysis will help family doctors predict which people will inherit genetic mutations or predispositions to cancer. Genetic research might also show how patients will react to chemotherapy or medication so that doses can be better regulated, and may speed the testing of new targeted therapies and novel means of early detection.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p5-10, il, por Periodical Website
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UNC business school professors Randy Myer and Ted Zoller created the course, Launching the Venture, to help students, staff, and faculty to start their own companies. The latest ventures include new companies that help impoverished communities, publish children’s book for minority kids, and develops digital echocardiograms.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p28-29, por Periodical Website
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Civil war and genocide have driven thousands of Sudanese people from their homes. Sudan signed a new peace treaty, but refugees are still unsure whether it is safe to return to their villages. UNC researchers are working with Sudanese communities to bring families together and to develop communication networks with political leaders.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p14-16, il, por Periodical Website
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Jane Brown, professor of journalism and mass communication, led a project interviewing teenagers about their sexual attitudes and behaviors. Results suggest that the media is how adolescents receive sex education. Brown encourages parents to be open and talk with their kids early about sexual content.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p11-13, il Periodical Website
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Psychiatrist Diana Perkins created Outreach and Support Intervention Services (OASIS) to help people with early stages of schizophrenia understand and control their illness. Patients are offered psychotherapy, group therapy, ongoing education, home visits, and support for family members.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p21-23, il Periodical Website
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Waterborne illnesses are a major public health problem in Cambodia, particularly for the rural poor. Doctoral student Joe Brown is trying to help Cambodian people clean their water using a ceramic water filter, locally made from clay, for home use.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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James Coleman is a UNC professor of African American literature. His latest work on contemporary African American fiction grew from his own spiritual development, experiences with Christianity, and hoodoo influences.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p26-27, por Periodical Website
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Cynthia Bulik and her colleagues are trying to find which genes affect one’s likelihood of developing anorexia. According to their research, both genes and environmental factors can lead people to develop anorexia.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p17-20, il, por Periodical Website
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