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Adventure in the Face of Cancer
At 28 years old, Dave Carbonell was months away from completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at UNC. Then cancer struck – acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Today, after years of intense treatment, he’s cancer free, working as an Emergency Department physician in California and helping other young adults during their cancer journey.
Located in News / 2017 / March
Biology discovery: tight DNA packaging protects against ‘jumping genes,’ potential cellular destruction
UNC study indicates that the “heterochromatin” form of DNA packaging mainly guards against virus-like genetic elements that destroy genes and destabilize the genome, a precursor of disease.
Located in News / 2016 / September
Terry Magnuson named vice chancellor for research at UNC
A renowned geneticist whose work spans disciplines will take the top research post at UNC-Chapel Hill
Located in News / 2016 / February
UNC Scientists Discover Proteins Keeping Stem Cells in their Undifferentiated State
The lab of Jean Cook, PhD, found how a chain of proteins called an MCM complex could enable the fast cell-division that makes some forms of cancer so dangerous.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Philip Roehrs, MD
Philip Roehrs, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Research
Located in Images / PEOPLE / Doctors and Researchers