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The Man from Kansas
Born in a former frontier town, UNC graduate student Patrick McCarter explores how our cells respond to dangerous changes in their environment.
Located in News / 2015 / April
Building Pipelines of Physician-Scientists
We may be rivals on the court, but believe it or not, UNC and Duke share many of the same values. Take, for example, the MD-PhD students at both schools who are working together and building mentorship programs for undergraduates interested in pursuing the dual-degree.
Located in News / 2015 / April
From Sepsis to Med School
When Hillary Spangler was 10 years old, she was rushed to North Carolina Children's Hospital with persistent flu-like symptoms. She was released one month later -- a survivor of sepsis with a long road to recovery ahead.
Located in News / 2015 / May
Imagining a New Kind of Image
Graduate student Sarah Shelton reinvented herself from a dancer to a scientist. Now, she’s creating a new ultrasound technique to improve cancer diagnostics.
Located in News / 2015 / June
A Good Heart
High school dropout, Green Beret medic who served three tours in Iraq, Special Forces medic instructor at Fort Bragg, lymphoma fighter who is free of cancer today, and future physician and researcher -- the remarkable path to medicine of rising third-year UNC medical student Eric Strand.
Located in News / 2015 / June
The Science of Senescence
MD-PhD student Ayumi Nakamura takes on the curious connection of microRNAs and premature aging.
Located in News / 2015 / July
The Proof is in the Pudding
Temperance Rowell delves into the flavored world of e-cigarettes to investigate the long-term effects of a new trend.
Located in News / 2015 / August
A Daughter’s Calling
A science class captured Catherine Fahey’s imagination. A mother’s battle with cancer led her to pursue medicine as a career. At UNC, Fahey found a home at the junction of research and patient care.
Located in News / 2015 / September
White Coats Black Doctors welcomes Dr. Damon Tweedy for Real Talk Event
On Friday, Nov. 13, White Coats Black Doctors, a group started last school year by five UNC School of Medicine students, will welcome Damon Tweedy, MD, assistant professor, psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, for a live interview and discussion focused on the importance of increasing the numbers of African American medical students and physicians.
Located in News / 2015 / November
The Burn Microbiome
UNC’s Dana Walsh creates a new research method to better understand how to battle airway bacteria common in smoke inhalation victims.
Located in News / 2015 / December