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Infrastructure needed for e-scooter safety

March 24, 2023

It can be easy to blame e-scooter-related problems on their riders, but a national study from the UNC Highway Safety Research Center finds a boom in ridership has left municipalities playing catch-up.

Researchers explore ‘immune imprinting’ as part of search for norovirus vaccine

March 22, 2023

Human noroviruses are divided into more than 35 genotypes, making it impossible to find one “silver bullet” vaccine. A new study led by Gillings virologists homed in on the fact that variants within the GII.4 genotype currently cause 50-70% of all norovirus outbreaks in the world, driven by emergent virus variants.

Ancient food economies and centuries-old connections

March 20, 2023

A self-proclaimed foodie, Ph.D. candidate Katie Tardio is researching why we eat the foods we eat in order to deepen our cultural understanding of ancient societies and how they evolved over centuries.

Mary Ellen Jones: A woman of many firsts

March 17, 2023

For this Women’s History Month, the School of Medicine would like to honor Mary Ellen Jones. You may know her name from the building that sits on the edge of the UNC Medical Center campus, but Jones is recognized for so much more.