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Qian, Meshnick earn UNC mentorship awards
The UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced four recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award, including two UNC School of Medicine faculty members.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb
Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.
Located in News / 2012 / June
New gene therapy proves promising as hemophilia treatment
Researchers package specialized blood platelets with genes that express clotting factor, leading to fewer bleeding events.
Located in News / 2013 / December
UNC researchers find new way to prevent dangerous blood clots
Eliminating an enzyme known as factor XIII shrinks clots by 50 percent. The discovery could lead to a safer alternative to blood thinners for patients at high risk of deep vein thrombosis.
Located in News / 2014 / July
Charles Perou, PhD, appointed May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professorship of Molecular Oncology Research
The professorship, established by a $1 million gift from Wally (class of ’66) and Lil Loewenbaum of Austin, Texas is named in honor of Mrs. Lowenbaum’s mother, May Goldman Shaw.
Located in News / 2011 / August
real doctors, real people - Oliver Smithies
Dr. Oliver Smithies won the Nobel Prize for his research in gene modification. What you may not know is that since he was a child, he's been enthralled with flying.
Located in News / 2013 / September
‘The joy of science’: Remembering Dr. Smithies, Carolina’s first Nobel laureate
Hundreds of Carolina faithful gathered together on Tuesday evening to pay tribute to Dr. Oliver Smithies, a world-renowned scientist and UNC’s first Nobel Laureate, who passed away after a short illness in January. He was 91.
Located in News / 2017 / April
Steiner, Willis named 2011 recipients of Jefferson-Pilot Award
Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine were selected by this year's committee.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Sept. 22
real doctors, real people - Sara Wobker
If you saw pathology resident Sara Wobker in the halls of UNC Hospitals, you might not realize that she loves riding horses. To be more specific, Wobker performs a form of horse training called dressage.
Located in News / 2012 / February
A Gene’s Journey from Covert to Celebrated
Unmasking a previously misunderstood gene, University of North Carolina scientists discover an unlikely potential drug target for gastrointestinal cancers.
Located in News / 2017 / January