In cell lines, scientists at the joint UNC-NC State biomedical engineering program have shown that the new nano particles can stealthily enter cancer cells and release a known drug to attack tumors from the inside.
The UNC School of Medicine has long valued the role of community service in medical education and emphasized focus on care for underserved populations. Second-year medical student Blaire Hanvey, winner of this year's June C. Allcott Fellowship in Medicine and the Zollicoffer-Cross Community Health Fellowship, shares how community service enhances medical education.
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded researchers from the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Public Health more than $2 million to study the effects of physical activity food labeling on consumer food choices and exercise.
Lauren Georges, an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at North Carolina Children's Hospital, rescues these animals who've been injured or orphaned, and raises them to be released once again into the wild.
UNC has received a $1.8 million NIH grant to expand training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees who seek a career inside or outside academia.
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, will lead UNC’s role in the new consortium.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.25 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).
Brian Strahl, PhD, and his band of biochemists unravel the complicated mysteries of the epigenetic code to find a culprit in cancer development.
Five winners of a not so famous award based at UNC have gone on to win the highest honor in medicine.
This is a complete list of the winners of the Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize through 2013.
Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases.
Jordan Sanderson, a 25-year-old Carteret County native and current Nash County resident, shares how her father’s diagnosis and treatment challenged her and aged her in a good way.
UNC’s Dr. Patrick F. Sullivan is one of two researchers nationwide to receive the award.
First-in-kind study hopes to address major knowledge gaps.
The prestigious list recognizes registered nurses for their outstanding professional abilities and commitment to improving health care in their communities.
Four-year-old Payton is battling a rare blood disorder called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Since her bone marrow transplant, she isn’t feeling herself — but she’s not fighting alone. Her best friend and CPAL, Lindsay Cannon, is right beside her.
For years, the UNC School of Medicine curriculum has emphasized humanities perspectives in medical education with the goal of developing not only better, more well-rounded doctors, but also more complete people. Now, a new interdisciplinary master’s curriculum, Literature, Medicine, and Culture, offers medical students (and others) an opportunity to formalize their training in the humanities, and prepares them for a changing health care landscape.
With his selection to the NIH Council of Councils, Terry Magnuson, PhD, becomes the first UNC scientist appointed to the board dedicated to funding the biggest ideas in medical research.
Most collegiate athletes in a new study were able to return to play after having knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.
By treating people earlier, doctors could help diabetes patients avoid the most severe, life-threatening complications that stem from prolonged periods of elevated blood glucose.