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Karen M. Davis to chair NCHICA Board of Directors


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Karen M. Davis, business group chief information officer and vice president of RTI International’s Research Computing Division, has been elected the new Chair of the Board of Directors (BOD) of NCHICA (North Carolina Healthcare...

Study discovers new gene-nutrient interaction for lung function


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an incurable lung disease that causes difficulty breathing and other complications, is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Having reduced lung function increases the risk for COPD. Environmental factors, like smoking and nutrition...