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Creating Future Scientists
Albert Schweitzer Fellows and second-year medical students William Runge and Ricky Singh have taken their love of science to middle school classrooms in Hillsborough, N.C., hoping to foster and develop interest in the sciences among young students.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Feb. 19
Serving the Underserved
After graduating this weekend, Yousef Abu-Salha, MD, will now begin a five-year residency in the urologic surgery program at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill. He hopes to follow in his family's tradition of caring for those who need it most.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / May
Four pairs of UNC biomedical graduate students, mentors earn HHMI Gilliam Fellowships
This prestigious honor from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute supports exceptional graduate students committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders across the country. Read about their past experiences and research in their own words.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / August
“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future
On April 9, Celeste Brown, one of the co-founders of the White Coats Black Doctors Foundation (WCBD) was honored with a Public Service Award from the University of North Carolina. On April 13, White Coats Black Doctors awarded the first WCBD Excellence Scholarship to UNC medical student Ashley King.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / April
Running the Race
First-year medical students Rob Arend and Alex Jeffs and third-year medical student Shelley Warner all competed in the Boston Marathon, overcoming cold and wet conditions to finish the historic race.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / April
UNC School of Medicine welcomes new PhD students to BBSP
The Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) welcomed a new class of PhD students to Chapel Hill this week for orientation.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / August
Putting Service FIRST
The FIRST Program provides participants the opportunity to complete their MD in three years and, subject to academic and performance standards, includes the opportunity for placement with a Family Medicine Residency program of North Carolina, after which scholars will take part in three years of service in an underserved area of North Carolina. In this video, hear from Cristy Page, MD, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and FIRST Scholars, Kyle Melvin, and Thane Campbell about what makes the program special.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / September
UNC research helps answer why genetic mutation leads to decreased triglycerides in blood
Doctoral student Cassandra Hayne, working with Saskia Naher, PhD, found that a specific mutated version of a lipoprotein binds more effectively to liver cells, thus explaining decreased levels of triglycerides in blood.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / February
'Why I Do So Much'
Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / February
Walking the Walk
Milele Bynum capped her long journey from medical school to motherhood and back again with a national award for the success of her community health program.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / February