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UNC scientists receive grant to develop nanotechnology for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment
A team of UNC scientists has received a five-year $2,308,800 grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Nanotechnology Platform Partnerships to address the critical need for early diagnosis of and more effective treatments for pancreatic cancer.
Located in News / 2010 / September
No sponge left behind
A UNC study shows radio frequency tags may help prevent surgical sponges from being left in patients after operations.
Located in News / 2010 / October
Raj Pruthi named chief of urologic surgery in UNC School of Medicine
In addition to his new role as division chief, Pruthi is an associate professor of surgery and director of urologic oncology. He also serves as disease group leader for the Genitourinary Oncology program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in News / 2010 / December
real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones
Dr. Samuel Jones, a surgeon and assistant director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals, also trains for and competes in triathlons on the side.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Melina Kibbe to be featured speaker at American Scientist Pizza Lunch
Melina Kibbe, MD, the Colin G. Thomas, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, will give a talk titled, "When Mice Are Men: Sex Bias in Biomedical and Clinical Research," on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 13
Twice the Care: Daughter and mother receive excellent care at N.C. Children's Hospital
The same day WakeMed Raleigh transferred 6-year-old Elexus to N.C. Children's Hospital for specialty care last October, her mother, Cherilyn, had chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive
International Surgical Society’s World Congress to feature several UNC surgeons
Several UNC physicians will be present at the International Surgical Society’s World Congress which will take place Aug. 13-17 in Switzerland. Marco Patti, MD, professor of surgery, serves as President of the International Society of Surgeons.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 10
Simulation event offers opportunity to test distracted driving skills
UNC’s Division of Pediatric Surgery will host a driving-while-distracted simulation event on Monday, April 6, featuring a text-and-drive simulator that enables the public to experience firsthand the dangers of distracted driving.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC Children’s Heart Program Fights for Infant’s Life … Culminating in Successful Heart Transplant
Diagnosed with a congenital heart condition while still in utero, Suzi Leahy’s unborn son, Jett, was given “little chance of survival,” yet he beat the odds thanks to the life-saving care of the N.C. Pediatric Heart Center at UNC Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
UNC begins new six-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency program
In 2010, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin a new six-year integrated residency program, which residents will enter directly from medical school.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009