At this year’s Smithies Nobel Symposium lecture, Stanford’s Brian Kobilka spoke on the importance of GPCRs in drug development.
The UNC School of Medicine was one of two U.S. institutions named to an international research consortium funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme, which invested $49 million in Zika research and vaccine development at more than 20 laboratories in Europe and Brazil.
The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.
Variants of the human version of the gene may help explain why people differ so much in their ability to survive artery blockages.
To ensure the safety of our patients, visitor restrictions for children under 12 (age 11 years old and younger) will go into effect Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, for the Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) at UNC Hospitals.
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Dr. Timothy R. Gershon report preclinical findings showing promise for targeting a gene linked to microcephaly in infants as a treatment for medulloblastoma.
In the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers report that uninsured women under age 65 who received their mammogram at community screening clinics in North Carolina were less likely to get follow-up within a year of a positive mammogram, and had higher odds of missing a 60-day window for follow-up care.
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare, High Point Regional, and Pardee earn Top Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog
Only 844 hospitals nationwide received “A” grades in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog report.
Ronald Falk, MD, earns National Institutes of Health honor for seminal work as a physician-scientist.
UNC performed exceptionally well in health, medical and life science fields in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings.
On Oct. 20, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, 2015 Nobel Laureate, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, delivered the annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture.
Adewole S. Adamson, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the UNC School of Medicine, found that patients given electronic prescriptions were more likely to pick up and fill their dermatological prescriptions than those patients who were given a traditional, written prescription.
National Institute of Justice funds research to develop a tool to identify abuse in this setting.
Melina Kibbe, MD, and Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
UNC-Chapel Hill OB-GYN Dr. Alison Stuebe co-authors new study that shows breastfeeding saves mothers’ lives, too
The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding
By countering the tendency of the protein SOD1 to clump in motor neurons, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine find a way to protect neurons from toxic effects in lab experiments.
In our next installment of Medicine's Mentors, Eric Wolak, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, opens up about his mentors from the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and the CTICU at UNC Hospitals to Swedish Medical Center in Seattle and back to Chapel Hill, where today he serves as director of medicine and oncology services at UNC Hospitals.
The Simmons Scholars Program supports the work and professional development of faculty members from groups underrepresented in medicine.
The UNC School of Medicine discovery could lead to more effective, personalized treatments for the debilitating gastrointestinal condition.
From non-invasive brain stimulation to the inner workings of fMRI, UNC researchers will study the human brain like never before to address neurological and psychiatric conditions such as depression, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia.