Scientists Create World’s Most Sophisticated Lab Model of Human Body
Scientists at WFIRM have developed the world’s most sophisticated laboratory model of the human body.
Federal Grant to Fund Study of Potential Imaging Biomarker for Alzheimer’s
School of Medicine researchers have received a grant to evaluate whether a novel brain-imaging technique can identify Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages.
Study Shows Risks for Additional Procedures after Bariatric Surgery
According to a recent study, gastric bypass surgery is associated with a slightly higher risk of returning to the operating room or having other types of interventions, such as endoscopy.
Newly Developed Nanoparticles Help Fight Lung Cancer in Animal Model
Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at the School of Medicine.
$6 Million Grant to Fund Study of Non-Opioid Pain Management in Cancer Survivors
In an effort to find a nonpharmaceutical approach to pain management for cancer survivors, researchers have been awarded $6 million to test the effectiveness of a web-based pain management program.
Gut Bacteria Is Key Factor in Childhood Obesity
Information published by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Health suggests that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood obesity.
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Research reported on in this publication was supported by the following grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH):
Study Shows Risks for Additional Procedures after Bariatric Surgery: Grants R01DK112750 and P30DK092924 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Newly Developed Nanoparticles Help Fight Lung Cancer in Animal Model: Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center P30 CA01219740 grant and the Wells Fargo Scholar Program.