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Barriers in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

June 29, 2022

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health assistant professor Juan Hincapie-Castillo leads research evaluating the potential harm in the prior authorization required by Medicaid for buprenorphine, a common treatment for opioid use disorder. “The different results between the states we … Continued

Shifting Start-ups to Venture Studios

June 29, 2022

New, marketable solutions to health-based issues abound at UNC Chapel Hill, yet the failure rate of start-ups is a consistent 90%. Bob Dieterle with Innovate Carolina is encouraging health and research at UNC to use a venture studio model. Venture … Continued

Carolina Computing Power

June 28, 2022

Research at Carolina has a rich history that depends on accessible and flexible access to data computing. UNC received its first computer, Sperry Rand’s UNIVAC 1105, in 1959 to tackle the 1960 United States census data. Today the primary research … Continued

Researching the Office Space: DEI

June 28, 2022

Al Segars and Anselm Beach highlight a new research-based paradigm to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in work spaces. The research spanned several years and a group of 17 organizations that are considered successful in the realm of DEI. … Continued

Accelerating Drug Discovery Through Data Mining

June 24, 2022

A team at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) has developed a concept called Clinical Outcome Pathways (COPs) that could help scientists harness the vast amounts of clinical and biomedical data available today to accelerate drug discovery and drug repurposing.