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Wake Forest Baptist Receives Federal Funding to Conduct National Study on Risks Associated with Kidney Transplantation

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded two five-year grants to Wake Forest Baptist worth more than $5 million to prospectively study the effects of a genetic variation in organ donors that appears to contribute to survival of kidneys after transplantation.

Scientists Receive $9 Million to Study Aggressive Brain Cancer

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Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer. Current therapies can slow the disease, but more often than not can’t cure it. However, thanks to a $9.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist will continue working to develop new, more effective treatments and delivery systems to attack this difficult to manage form of cancer.

Wake Forest Baptist to acquire High Point Regional Health

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, have signed a Letter of Intent in which Wake Forest Baptist would acquire and integrate High Point Regional and its affiliates into their regional health care system next summer.

Exposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills

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Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills.

Scientists Identify Gene Mutations in Smoking-related Cancers

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African-Americans typically have worse outcomes from smoking-related cancers than Caucasians, but the reasons for this remain elusive. However, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have taken a big step toward solving this puzzle.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Expands Clinical Services to Wake Forest Baptist Health – Wilkes Medical Center

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recently announced plans to expand clinical services at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Wilkes Medical Center during a celebration and official welcome for hospital employees and town leaders.

 

 

Last Updated: 05-28-2015
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