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UNC School of Medicine departments rank high on “Best Global Universities” list
In the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, pharmacology and toxicology were lumped into one category and ranked first among public universities. Among all universities around the globe, UNC pharmacology/toxicology ranked second behind Harvard.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Fifth Annual UNC Conference on Eating Disorders: Tools for the Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Your Practice and the Schools
The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct.17, at the Friday Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
Sullivan receives grant for genetics study of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
Patrick Sullivan, MD, has received a 2010 Distinguished Investigator Award for a comparison of genetics in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 20, 2010
Fifth Annual UNC Conference on Eating Disorders: Tools for the Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Your Practice and the Schools
The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct.17, at the Friday Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009
Fifth Annual UNC Conference on Eating Disorders: Tools for the Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Your Practice and the Schools
The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct.17, at the Friday Center.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 16, 2009
Large international study discovers common genetic contributions to mental illness
The study of more than 50,000 adults ages 18 and older provides new molecular evidence that 11 DNA regions in the human genome have strong association with these diseases, including six regions not previously observed.
Located in News / 2011 / September
UNC investigator issues call to action for schizophrenia research
Instead of looking for a single cause of schizophrenia, researchers should approach it as a “pathway disease” – one that results from dozens or even hundreds of factors, argues Patrick F. Sullivan, MD.
Located in News / 2012 / February
Carolina alumnus, former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni to speak at UNC
Frank Bruni, former restaurant critic for The New York Times and an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give two talks at UNC on Nov. 5 and 6. Both talks are open to the public.
Located in News / 2010 / September
International study confirms multiple genes contribute to schizophrenia risk
By better understanding the molecular and biological mechanisms involved with schizophrenia, scientists hope to use this new genetic information to one day develop and design drugs that are more efficacious and have fewer side effects.
Located in News / 2013 / April
Underage binge drinking can create lasting brain changes
Experts agree that adolescence marks a critical period for brain development. New research shows that binge-drinking teens risk lasting brain changes that could affect their lives as adults.
Located in News / 2011 / April