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UNC Surgery Profile: Shannelle Campbell, MD, Explains Why She Came Home to UNC
Shannelle Campbell, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery and a general surgeon at UNC Surgery Hillsborough Campus.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / July 25
A Message from UNC Movember Headquarters
For the last four years, students, faculty and staff at UNC and UNC Health Care Network have participated in Movember -- a global fundraising campaign committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise vital funds for men’s health programs that focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. Our 2016 UNC Network goal is to raise $50,000 -- we hope you'll consider donating, growing, or both!
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Nov. 3
UNC Medical Students Lead Week of “Stop The Bleed” Workshops
“Stop The Bleed” (STB) is a nationwide initiative focused on teaching the basic techniques of bleeding control. Student Interdepartmental “Stop The Bleed” Interest Group Co-founder and instructor Elexis Hollingsworth led the week-long workshop for School of Medicine students.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2019 / October
The Heart of a Researcher
At the UNC School of Medicine, researchers come to their work through various paths. For Wanda O'Neal, PhD, her tireless dedication to researching cystic fibrosis and lung conditions was born from a very personal place -- a family with six kids with CF.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / May
Can CRISPR/Cas9 help cure Angelman Syndrome?
In this UNC Science Short video, we feature the work of Mark Zylka's lab, which the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has awarded $200,000 to investigate CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology as the basis for a cure to Angelman Syndrome, a rare but devastating neuro-genetic condition.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / July
UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference
The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / July
Sebastian's Story
Sebastian Gonzalez and his family traveled from Costa Rica to North Carolina for one reason: to be treated by Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD. Hayes-Jordan serves as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, and Surgeon in Chief at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. She's also one of the few physicians in the world to specialize in the treatment of Desmoplastic small round cell tumor, Sebastian’s rare form of cancer.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / August
Bradley Allf Wins Brain Awareness Video Contest
BrainFacts.org, a public information initiative, selected Bradley Allf’s video “I Think, Therefore I Sleep” as the 2018 winner of its Brain Awareness Video Context. Allf created the video as a technician in the lab of Graham Diering, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / September
Why Underestimating the Health Effects of Vaping is a Bad Idea
In this video, UNC School of Medicine toxicologist Ilona Jaspers, PhD, explains the science of inhaling vapor from e-cigarette products and why we should not compare vaping or "juuling" to smoking.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / November
A Culinary Christmas
Each year, Stuart Gold, MD, chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, works on Christmas. He considers it his duty to be there for the patients and their families on his unit, 5 Children’s, who would rather be at home during the holidays but are undergoing treatment for serious medical conditions including cancer and blood disorders.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / January