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Book Drive to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients at UNC
Children undergoing cancer treatment will find comfort in new books thanks to a book drive on the UNC campus Nov. 9 – Dec. 10.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 12, 2009
Botanical Garden receives two grants for science program for pediatric patients
Two grants from neighbors in the Research Triangle Park will help the North Carolina Botanical Garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continue a science program for pediatric patients at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 21
Breastfeeding has twice the benefit of bottle feeding, UNC research shows
There’s plenty of research showing how babies benefit from breastfeeding. But there’s mounting evidence that nursing benefits mothers, too, says Dr. Alison Stuebe.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / April
Brothers fight rare disease with a devastating impact
When sons, Jason and Justin, were diagnosed with MPS II, a rare and life-threatening genetic condition also known as Hunter syndrome, the Leider family vowed to fight. Two years later, they gave Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD, a check for $25,000—money they raised to support his paradigm-changing research in enzyme replacement therapy, their sons' best hope.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 1
Burks publishes clinical practice article in NEJM
The article, written by Dr. Wesley Burks of UNC and Dr. Stacie M. Jones of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is published in the September 21, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction
Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice dean for Education, School of Medicine, has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. The award was first given by the University in 1995 to recognize the important role of post-baccalaureate teaching.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 29
Calendar Kids
2012 marks 10 years in the “new” children’s hospital and the 60th anniversary of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, a fact that makes the theme of this year’s pediatric calendar so poignant—"Celebrating a Decade of Difference." The calendar features 17 children and young adults who were patients at UNC before there was a North Carolina Children’s Hospital. They and their families have witnessed an entire evolution in care and can testify to the tremendous impact the “new” N.C. Children’s Hospital has had in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children since its doors first opened 10 years ago. Join us here online each month to learn more about our featured patient and clinical programs.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Calendar Kids 2011
The 2011 N.C. Children's Hospital calendar, "A Patient from Far Away," featured 13 extraordinary children, all patients of N.C. Children' Hospital. They hail from as far west as Bryson City in the mountains to as far east as Newport near the coast. To learn more about these incredible kids, simply click the name or photo of the child you would like to learn more about.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Michelle Hernandez, MD, found that asthma patients taking a kind of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol had less inflammation of the airways. The study points to a new way to control asthma’s chronic symptoms.
Located in News / 2017 / November
Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope
The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features one of our Patient Ambassadors for North Carolina Children's Hospital.
Located in News / 2015 / February