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New Program Launches to Address North Carolina’s Shortage of Primary Care Physicians
The first class of 13 MedServe fellows is participating in a two-week training institute in Chapel Hill from June 20 to July 1 before joining clinics across the state for two years.
Located in News / 2016 / June
New ImPACT initiative puts graduate students on the path toward successful science careers
The immersion internship program pairs young scientists with leading companies and organizations throughout the Triangle to bolster experience outside academia.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Taking Care of the Small Stuff
Tigist Tamir, a third-year graduate student in the Major lab, was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship to research cell-signaling mechanisms that could provide new targets for treating cancer.
Located in News / 2016 / August
BBSP welcomes new students
On Aug. 15 a new class of PhD students gathered to begin their week of orientation. During their first year, they will receive training through the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP). They will rotate through multiple labs and collaborate with their classmates before selecting one of the BBSP member PhD programs, and the lab where they will complete their thesis. We met a few of the students.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Parsing the Pathways
Graduate student Kathleen Mulvaney investigates the newly discovered interplay between two of the proteins that allow cells to divide.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Runge connects past with present
John Runge, a PhD student in Genetics and Molecular Biology, shares his thoughts on how studying the history of medicine can help inform today's researchers.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Creative Writing, Clinical Learning
Second-year medical student Eric Tran blends passion for language, medicine, and serving the underserved.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Homes for Receptors
Graduate student Kate Lansu searches for what activates orphan G protein-coupled receptors – a group of molecules that many scientists think could be good targets for new, more effective medications for a host of conditions, including chronic pain.
Located in News / 2015 / February
McIntosh looks beyond the finish line
On March 15, Paul McIntosh will run in the Tobacco Road Marathon. The second-year medical student is running to honor those suffering from Pompe disease, a rare, genetic condition he was diagnosed with in 2012.
Located in News / 2015 / February
Detecting the Sensors
Graduate student Jon Hagar is uncovering how our immune systems can overreact to infection and trigger a life-threatening condition.
Located in News / 2015 / March