A UNC Lineberger researcher was first-author of a report published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that details guidelines for the active surveillance of men with low-risk prostate cancer. The guidelines, originally authored by Cancer Care Ontario, were reviewed and endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology with some revisions.
Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, studying ways to prevent HIV transmission, also found that immune cells show up late to a battle against HIV immediately following viral transmission.
Praveen Sethupathy, PhD, earns early-career ADA award to research innovative ways to treat people with diabetes.
The finding offers new leads for fighting infection without contributing to one of the world’s most pressing public health concerns – antibiotic resistance.
Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.
UNC researcher Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to present her findings on the potential effects of e-cigarettes
A new medical education building would help UNC train more doctors, and the UNC School of Medicine's rural physician program is already training doctors to work far from urban centers.
Led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, the five-year multi-lab effort lays the groundwork for developing treatments.
Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.
Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize
Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.
Proof-of-concept study provides roadmap for future research into possible associations between brain volume measures and known genetic risk factors.
On March 15, citizens of North Carolina will vote on a $2-billion NC Connect bond referendum for statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure.
The UNC School of Medicine would receive $68 million in state funds to replace Berryhill Hall.
UNC's Dr. Michael Pignone is featured in two videos, a press release and a podcast discussing the Task Force's recommendation that clinicians should screen all adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, for depression.
As a nun, Mary Beth McGranaghan learned to go where her skills were most needed. As a faculty member in the UNC Physician Assistant Program, she hopes to teach this lesson to her students.
UNC Lineberger joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention
Joint statement urges parents, young adults and physicians to act to increase vaccination rates
UNC-Chapel Hill is one of nine sites across the nation participating in this national, first-of-its-kind, registry.
In the past two years, Monica Oliver, MBA, of Hillsborough Hospital, has challenged herself physically and professionally. In January, she was featured on the cover of Endurance Magazine. Soon she will lead the Hillsborough Hospital’s chapter of Girls on the Run, which is open to Hillsborough-area middle-schoolers.
The Simmons Scholars Career Development Program – a UNC School of Medicine initiative to support the work and professional development of minority faculty members – recently welcomed pediatrician Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, and Raul Necochea, PhD.