Asheville artist Ann Hartline was featured in Family House Diaries in July 2011. Despite new medical challenges over the past year, Ann celebrated five years of living life large with metastatic breast cancer.
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Patient perspective key to adequate evaluation of cancer treatment
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Following the passing of UNC System President Emeritus William C. Friday, Dr. Bill Roper reflected on his contributions. "Bill Friday was a giant in American higher education and in North Carolina public life. The state of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina are much the better because of his sustained leadership in so many areas. He was a friend of UNC Medicine and UNC Health Care. We extend our deepest condolences to the Friday family."
UNC Health Care’s outpatient clinics at Carolina Crossing are scheduled to open in October 2012, expanding UNC Healthway on Hwy 54 in Chapel Hill and Durham. Carolina Crossing will include ENT Physicians, the Hearing & Voice Center, as well as Ophthalmology (opening in 2013). The address for Carolina Crossing is 2226 Nelson Hwy, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.
Jackie Patterson, a second year resident in Pediatrics, brings a special skill to the table when it comes to reading a patient, and that is non-verbal communication.
Dr. Carey Anders of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will answer your questions about breast cancer during a live Facebook chat at 12 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 18
New research from UNC has established a new link between two fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and DNA methylation -- in humans.
Two endovascular aortic repair devices tested in clinical trials at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States.
High Point Regional Health System and UNC Health Care have agreed in principle to form a strategic partnership following unanimous approval by both organizations on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
Angela Overman, RN, is a nurse manager in G.I. surgery at UNC Hospitals. She's also very good with a lasso!
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development
Researchers from UNC unveil an analysis framework aimed at helping clinicians spot “medically actionable findings” from genetic tests in an efficient manner.
Carey named Division Chief of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital
Lisa A. Carey, MD, a nationally-recognized clinical researcher and physician, will take on her new responsibilities immediately.
A life-long Henderson County native receives a second chance at life with a liver transplant after a rare bone marrow disorder caused life-threatening blood clots in her liver.
Genetics researchers at the UNC School of Medicine now have shown definitively that a small number of places in the human genome are associated with a large number and variety of diseases.
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Glenn George as Chief of Staff for the UNC Health Care System and the UNC School of Medicine effective Monday, Sept. 17. In addition to her new role as Chief of Staff, Glenn will continue to serve as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the UNC Health Care System.
On Sept. 2, 1952, North Carolina Memorial Hospital admitted its first patients. The hospital was built as part of the state’s Good Health Plan, which also expanded the UNC School of Medicine to a 4-year program.