Former Tar Heel mascot and organ donor to be remembered at dedication ceremony
With new funding from the Wellcome Trust, an interdisciplinary team of scholars will focus on issues of ethics and research in pregnancy and women of reproductive age, beginning with the current Zika context and later expanding to general public health research. Anne Lyerly, MD, Associate Director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, is co-principal investigator of the project.
At UNC Medical Center, two world-class treatment programs are operating out of one procedure room, outfitted with the latest devices and interventional technology.
A guest uses his love of jigsaw puzzles to steady his own mind and heart, and creates a sense of family when guests join him to fit the pieces together.
As president of the UNC student chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons, Mary Shen focuses on mentorship opportunities for fellow students. Her efforts recently earned her the UNC General Alumni Association’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.
Butter might not be a health food, but UNC and NIH researchers unearthed more evidence that replacing it with vegetable oils does not decrease risk of heart disease.
Study raises concerns about access to proven, yet expensive, drug therapy for HER2 subtype
The agreement resulted from a two-day scientific meeting held in February at the University of Havana's Center for Demographic Studies.
With funds from an international grant, Smith and colleagues are creating an instrument to visualize neuronal activity throughout the entire brain of a moving vertebrate organism.
Guests of SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals are surrounded by stunning art, including North Carolina pottery, photos of places nearby, paintings old and new, and colorful textile collages.
UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.
A research team including Helen Lazear, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has established a mouse model for testing of vaccines and therapeutics to battle Zika virus.
Wilmington joins Asheville and Charlotte, expanding the School of Medicine’s footprint across the state.
A new family medicine pipeline program allows students to complete their MD in three years, secure placement in the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program, and receive support through three years of underserved care in NC.
The Triangle Business Journal recently announced its annual Health Care Heroes. UNC Medical Center had five honorees including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Aziz Sancar, PhD. All winners will be honored at a banquet on March 17.
A new UNC School of Medicine study shows how chemicals designed to protect crops can cause gene expression changes in mouse brain cells that look strikingly similar to changes in the brains of people with autism and Alzheimer’s disease.
UNC / NC State researchers devise a new nanotechnology to enhance the body’s own immune response to kill skin cancer tumors.
Study uncovers genetic differences for kidney cancer that may contribute to survival disparity in African-Americans
A UNC Lineberger-led study has identified genetic differences in tumors of African-Americans with the most common type of kidney cancer compared with whites. The researchers say the findings could help explain lower survival rates for African-Americans with clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.
The results suggest further lines of research related to the effects of neurodevelopmentally critical genes on other kinds of neurons.