Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WUFBMC) encompasses Wake Forest University Health Sciences which includes the School of Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Physicians. WUFBMC is a preeminent critical care, research, patient care, physician training and education center. Notable research centers include Biomolecular imaging, a primate center, brain tumor, cancer, alcohol, and aging.

Address
Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Website
http://www1.wfubmc.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_Forest_University_Baptist_Medical_Center

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Key elements needed in setting up designated COVID-19 unit

In an effort to rapidly provide specialized care for patients with coronavirus-like symptoms while protecting the safety of health care workers, doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Health created a special respiratory isolation ...

Health

Study shows legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief

More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a study published in the March ...

Oncology & Cancer

Changing cancer care, one organoid at a time

A patient-specific tumor organoid platform developed by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) researchers and their cancer center colleagues could someday take the guessing game out of immunotherapy treatments. ...

Medical research

WFIRM scientists push bioprinting capability forward

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists are the first to report using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprised of multiple different functional materials. They printed different ...

Immunology

Scientists identify genetic variation linked to severity of ALS

A discovery made several years ago in a lab researching asthma at Wake Forest School of Medicine may now have implications for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease with no known cure and only two ...

Overweight & Obesity

Gut bacteria is key factor in childhood obesity

New 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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