As UNC Hospitals' lead hospitalist, Dr. Allen Liles combines clinical skills with systems and process understanding to provide inpatients more seamless care and to improve quality.
Graduate student Orrin Stone is creating molecular tools to pinpoint how and when cellular pathways trigger cell movement – or, in cancer, metastasis.
On December 2, people across the nation celebrated Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to service and giving back. That morning, Justin Borgemeister received the ultimate gift, a kidney transplant from his younger brother.
UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that the Affordable Care Act faces another round in the high court.
Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.
For much of his life, pediatric surgeon Tim Weiner had never considered serving in the military. That changed when he turned 50 and realized that his skills as a surgeon could help injured soldiers and civilians overseas.
A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.
The common chemotherapy drug topotecan disrupts a gene integral for neuron communication, though the effects are reversible. The research also homes in on an underlying cause of autism.
The scientists join 65 UNC colleagues as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.
Garret Stuber, PhD, earns a UNC Hettleman prize for his research and promise as a young scientist uncovering the inner workings of the brain.
The Society of Neuroscience recognizes the innovative research of Juan Song, PhD.
His name is Bruce, he’s 5 years old, and he makes surprise visits to any locations at UNC Hospitals where children are patients.
A new study by UNC researchers confirms their surprising earlier finding: Patients who suffer a STEMI heart attack while while in the hospital for something else are more likely to die than patients who have the same type of heart attack outside the hospital.
Sickle cell trait in African-Americans associated with increased kidney disease risk, new research finds
Vimal Derebail, MD, MPH, is co-first author of the study and Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, is co-senior author. Both are members of the UNC Kidney Center.
Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.
Edward Miao, MD, PhD, earns a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between dangerous pathogens and the human immune response.
A novel siRNA-based molecule, developed by Chad Pecot, MD, successfully targets KRAS, a well-studied but hard to halt protein important for cancer development and metastasis.
Health informatics is changing the way North Carolinians receive their care. Sam Cykert, professor of medicine and director of the UNC School of Medicine Program on Health and Clinical Informatics, and Tim Carey, professor of medicine and director of the Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC, share ways UNC informatics systems will improve health care for North Carolinians.
This month’s Real Medicine story is about a second year medical student at UNC named Kate Magee. A Raleigh, N.C. native, she’s also the recipient of an Albert Schweitzer fellowship.