The Caregivers at Carolina program awards eight travel grants to physician scientists in recognition of their exemplary research while facing substantial caregiving demands at home.
When the tower is complete it will provide patients and families with easier access to surgical services and create a more modern façade at the front of N.C. Memorial Hospital.
Drs. Aravinda de Silva and Matt Collins hope to use blood samples from people who have been previously diagnosed with or potentially exposed to specific viruses as part of their vaccine development work.
Approach developed in part by UNC’s Dr. Steven Gray restored enzyme function and extended survival time in treated mice.
Researchers say breast reconstruction can help with self-esteem, sexuality and body image after cancer treatment. But a UNC Lineberger study led by Michelle Roughton, MD, has found that the type of insurance a woman has as well as distance to a plastic surgeon's office can be barriers to the procedure.
By targeting one facet of the brain’s electrical activity, UNC neuroscientist Flavio Frohlich, PhD, showed it’s possible to enhance memory, laying the groundwork for a new treatment paradigm for neurological and psychiatric disorders.
A joint study conducted by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC School of Medicine shows that individuals previously infected with dengue virus could have key antibodies that protect against the Zika virus.
UNC's James Howard, MD, was the principal investigator of the study.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Care4Moms project to research, make recommendations on needs of mothers with medically fragile infants
The study’s results will help improve health outcomes for mothers, their babies and future pregnancies.
A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.
With support from the NC TraCS Institute and a caregiver’s mentality, a UNC surgeon created a research program to address the most common birth defect.
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Ian B. Buchanan, MD, MPH, as UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer. Buchanan will assume the newly-created role effective Aug. 1.
UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.
Study shows meetings with palliative care clinicians offer no additional benefit to caretakers of chronically critically ill patients
The research published in JAMA also found that ICU clinicians provided adequate communication, information.
Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission according to the groundbreaking study led by Myron Cohen, MD.
UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, is one of three co-principal investigators for PREVAIL IV, a new treatment trial for men who have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD) but continue to have evidence of Ebola virus genetic material, RNA, in their semen.
Mr. Jenkins is currently chair of the Board of Trustees for UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill and was previously chair of the Board of Directors for UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh.
Blood clots and cancer: UNC professor identifies research priorities for National Institutes of Health
Nigel Key, director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, led a national initiative to prioritize research in studying the prevalence and mechanisms of venous thrombosis in cancer patients.
The researchers point out in a commentary published in Annals of Family Medicine that existing treatments are more effective than e-cigarettes to help people quit smoking.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s traveling exhibit, which features African American pioneers in medicine, science, mathematics and engineering, is on display at Bondurant Hall.