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UNC, NC State to use data to tackle rare diseases through $11-million national effort
The Rare Disease Observatory will integrate and make large data sets readily available to researchers so they can study rare diseases and improve the lives of millions of people.
Located in News / 2016 / October
Brownstein receives 2016 Fuller Award
Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fuller’s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.
Located in News / 2016 / December
Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'
UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Potential pancreatic cancer treatment could increase life expectancy
Device that drives drugs into solid tumors that are poorly vascularized opens the possibility of life-saving surgeries in cancer patients. James Byrne, PhD, a medical student and member of Joseph DeSimone’s lab, led the research by constructing the device and examining its ability to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs effectively to pancreatic cancer tumors, as well as two types of breast cancer tumors.
Located in News / 2015 / February
A Mission You Can Be Proud Of
Sean Montgomery, director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at UNC Hospitals, believes in the organization's mission of serving patients from all walks of life. Before arriving in Chapel Hill in 2010, he strove to provide the best medical care possible to soldiers with battlefield injuries.
Located in News / 2015 / May
UNC Hospitals resident physician launches #ILookLikeASurgeon
Heather Logghe, MD, a resident in surgery at UNC Hospitals, created a hashtag that sparked a worldwide movement.
Located in News / 2015 / August
UNC-Malawi Surgical Initiative teams with Kamazu Central Hospital to open new Burn Unit and Operating Theatre
The new facilities are the result of collaboration between the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Johnson & Johnson, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and Kamuzu Central Hospital.
Located in News / 2014 / June
Interactive Workforce Model Will Bring Invaluable New Data and Insight to Physician Shortage Debate
New Online Model Offers Timely, Customizable Projections of How Physician Supply Will Match Future Use of Healthcare Services at Local, State and National Levels
Located in News / 2014 / July
Dr. Anthony Charles meets President Clinton in Malawi
Members of the UNC Malawi Surgical Initiative meet with former President Bill Clinton about surgical and burn care.
Located in News / 2013 / August
Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation
A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.
Located in News / 2013 / November