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New Add Health Data Release

November 14, 2022

The following data are now available to Add Health contract researchers. Wave V Hepatic Injury This file contains constructed measures designed to facilitate analysis and interpretation of hepatic injury based on venous blood collected via phlebotomy at the Wave V home exam.  Assay results for aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) are available, as…

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Congratulations Angela Parcesepe on NIH R01 Grant

November 14, 2022

Faculty Fellow Angela Parcesepe was recently awarded a collaborative R01 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for her project entitled "Brief digital intervention to increase COVID-19 vaccination among individuals with anxiety or depression." Percesepe and CO-PI Denis Nash (CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health) will test and pilot interventions to increase…

Congratulations to Dr. Ross Boyce on receiving the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships award

October 10, 2022

Ross Boyce, MD, MSc (Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Faculty Fellow Carolina Population Center), and Hyejung Won, PhD (Department of Genetics, Neuroscience Center) received the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships, and Colin Orr, MD, MPH (Department of Pediatrics), is the recipient of the James Woods award. These awards are given to…

Early deprivation continues to affect brain development well into adolescence

October 10, 2022

After the fall of communism in Romania, thousands of children were discovered in institutional orphanages across the country. Because of high child to caregiver ratios, these children were neglected, with overall low levels of caregiving and very regimented non-individualized care.  Because there was no foster care program at that time in Romania, researchers Charles Zeanah,…

New branch of the Triangle Research Data Center now open at Carolina Population Center

October 3, 2022

A branch of the Triangle Federal Statistical Research Data Center (Triangle RDC) has opened at the Carolina Population Center (CPC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Triangle RDC is part of the Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) program. Under this program, the Census Bureau allows researchers with approved proposals to…