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The Self-Made Scientist
Andrew Hinton was working in the shipyards around Norfolk, Virginia, when his young daughter was diagnosed with severe food allergies. That diagnosis, as stressful as it was, gave him the passion to change the course of his life, which led him to the UNC School of Medicine where he is enrolled in the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program and beginning work towards earning his PhD.
Located in News / 2017 / September
The SNMA’s Power to Serve
The UNC School of Medicine’s Chapter of the Student National Medical Association was awarded SNMA Chapter of the Year for their service to students of all ages and the wider North Carolina community.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 30
Training Tomorrow’s Scientists: UNC’s BBSP at 12 Years Old
With the number of applicants growing each year, UNC’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) has become a leader in introductory programs for students pursuing graduate degrees in the life and biomedical sciences. From lab rotations, wellness resources to career exploration opportunities, BBSP continues to train better students to become even better scientists.
Located in News / 2019 / December
UNC announces Impact Award winners
Five UNC School of Medicine graduate students were honored this spring with Impact Awards for their research discoveries.
Located in News / 2014 / April
UNC research helps answer why genetic mutation leads to decreased triglycerides in blood
Doctoral student Cassandra Hayne, working with Saskia Naher, PhD, found that a specific mutated version of a lipoprotein binds more effectively to liver cells, thus explaining decreased levels of triglycerides in blood.
Located in News / 2017 / February
UNC School of Medicine Students Participate in AMA’s Student Led Conference on Leadership
Students from all 32 institutions participating in the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium gathered at the University of Michigan to discuss the future of medical education.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 24
UNC School of Medicine welcomes new PhD students to BBSP
The Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) welcomed a new class of PhD students to Chapel Hill this week for orientation.
Located in News / 2018 / August
UNC Students, Biomedical Engineers, Designers Create Masks to Protect Pediatric Patients
To help address shortages of pediatric PPE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering created task forces of students, faculty, and designers to make more than 1,000 pediatric masks for UNC Health in just over a week.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Visiting Malawian Medical Student Makes the Most of Summer Experience
Mirriam Munthali, who is in her fourth year at the Malawi College of Medicine, spent the summer in Chapel Hill as a part of the UNC Partner Site Student Scholarship, sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities.
Located in News / 2018 / October
Walker, Gatza, Doolittle come out on top 4th Annual Oliver Smithies Symposium Nobel Symposium Postdoctoral Researcher Poster Forum
On February 27, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the MBRB at the School of Medicine, 37 university postdoctoral fellows gathered for a poster forum to present their research findings.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6