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Global Perspective, Local Touch
More than a decade ago, Minh Nguyen came to the United States as a high school exchange student. He has since followed a path to the UNC School of Nursing, a nursing position in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at UNC Medical Center’s renowned North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and the UNC School of Medicine, where today he is training to become a physician.
Located in News / 2016 / February
The Man from Kansas
Born in a former frontier town, UNC graduate student Patrick McCarter explores how our cells respond to dangerous changes in their environment.
Located in News / 2015 / April
Detecting the Sensors
Graduate student Jon Hagar is uncovering how our immune systems can overreact to infection and trigger a life-threatening condition.
Located in News / 2015 / March
Taking Care of the Small Stuff
Tigist Tamir, a third-year graduate student in the Major lab, was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship to research cell-signaling mechanisms that could provide new targets for treating cancer.
Located in News / 2016 / August
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
McIntosh looks beyond the finish line
On March 15, Paul McIntosh will run in the Tobacco Road Marathon. The second-year medical student is running to honor those suffering from Pompe disease, a rare, genetic condition he was diagnosed with in 2012.
Located in News / 2015 / February
A Long-term Research Relationship
As a high school student, Caitlin Burk began working in the research lab of Wesley Burks, MD. Now, eight years later, she continues that work while balancing the demanding schedule of a third-year medical student.
Located in News / 2016 / April
Runge connects past with present
John Runge, a PhD student in Genetics and Molecular Biology, shares his thoughts on how studying the history of medicine can help inform today's researchers.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Taking the Long Road
Patrick Lang, PhD, has compiled scholastic achievements – including a Core Fulbright U.S. award– while never losing sight of his family’s roots in rural China.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Platforms for Proteins
Graduate student Orrin Stone is creating molecular tools to pinpoint how and when cellular pathways trigger cell movement – or, in cancer, metastasis.
Located in News / 2014 / December