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At fundraiser, UNC worker recounts how organ donation saved his life
WNCN featured UNC Health Care's own Andy Nelson, recipient of a double-lung transplant in July, who spoke at the annual Jason Ray Foundation fundraiser.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Sept. 22
Autism study gains national attention
Published last week in the journal Nature, the research shows it is possible to use MRIs to predict which high-risk babies will go on to develop autism as toddlers.
Located in News / 2017 / February
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 5
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 12
Avoiding summer trauma injuries
Summertime means children are out of school and involved in activities that may lead to injury. But as WNCN reports with the help of UNC Children's trauma program director, Dr. Kim Erickson, and one N.C. Children's Hospital family, simple precautions can keep children safe and enjoying fun in the sun.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Bashford featured as News and Observer's 'Tar Heel of the Week'
Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, is featured in the News and Observer as the 'Tar Heel of the Week.'
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 15
Bashford featured on UNC-TV's 'First in Future'
Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, was recently featured on UNC-TV's 'First in Future.' In the interview, Bashford discusses the ongoing work of recruiting physicians to serve in rural North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 1
Bashford participated in News and Observer Community Forum
On Wednesday, March 28, the News and Observer hosted a community forum on "Bridging North Carolina's Urban and Rural Divide." Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, was one of the panelists.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 29
Bell's peals signal hope for childhood cancer patients
As this report from ABC11-WTVD commemorates, patients of UNC Hospitals' pediatric hematology-oncology can ring the newly gifted "victory bell" to mark the completion of their chemotherapy treatments—and the beginning of rest of their lives.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Berg quoted in NY Times, WRAL Tech Wire on genetic screening
As genetic testing increases in popularity, experts such as Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, question the usefulness of screening disease risks for the general public until further research establishes best practices.
Located in News / 2018 / April