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UNC's Fischer one of 'the ones who answered the call'
TIME magazine selected Ebola Fighters as their Person of the Year 2014. We are proud that William A. Fischer II, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine was one of "the ones who answered the call."
Located in News / 2014 / December
UNC partners with FDA, NIH to create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science
Research from new programs to inform potential tobacco regulatory activities
Located in News / 2013 / September
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
Gene variations linked to intestinal blockage in newborns with cystic fibrosis
The discovery by an international team of researchers offers the possibility of developing therapies to intervene in utero. Some of these genes may influence disease in other cystic fibrosis-affected organs.
Located in News / 2012 / April
UNC’s expertise in rare disease leads to patient-family education weekend
UNC physicians and scientists are teaming with the PCD Foundation this weekend to present a weekend-long family education program taking place this Friday through Sunday (June 29-July 1).
Located in News / 2012 / June
Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
Located in News / 2012 / July
Researchers reveal evolution’s design for keeping lungs clean and healthy
The discovery revamps previously held beliefs on how the human airway functions and provides a unifying theory for how to treat seemingly different airway diseases, ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma.
Located in News / 2012 / August
UNC researcher awarded grant to study early cystic fibrosis lung disease
Multi-center program focusing on infants and young children could provide a roadmap for prevention
Located in News / 2012 / October
With the help of his care team at N.C. Children’s Hospital, this 15-year-old track star from Bryson City demonstrates a chronic lung disease can't keep a good athlete down.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive
Tamborino Family
Everything in the Tamborino house is bigger—the meals, the celebrations and, without question, the affection. Parents, Norine and Frank, do everything bigger, because four of their five boisterous children—Julie, 20, Tori, 17, Catherine , 15, and Frankie, 10—have cystic fibrosis, and they know they have to make each moment count. Having been in and out of several health care systems, the close-knit family found a home away from home at UNC. This is the Tamborinos' story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids