A new study of newborns with prenatal drug exposure finds cocaine-specific disruptions in a part of the brain circuitry thought to play an important role in arousal regulation.
UNC School of Medicine and NC State researchers create 3D-printed models of temporal bones to be used for surgical simulation in pediatric cases and for patients with unusual anatomy.
This distinction, given by Healthgrades, recognizes hospitals as leaders in patient experience based on responses to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey.
Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Bruce Cairns credits his military experience with shaping his perspective and making him a better doctor. Today, as a way of giving back, he’s assisting Special Forces medics with educational and career-development opportunities through the Advanced Medic Instructor Training program – a program that paved the way for the UNC School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant program.
UNC stem cell expert Scott Magness, PhD, and Duke microbiome researcher John Rawls, PhD, are using a $50,000 grant to develop a new technology to study the co-dependent relationship between the human gut and its resident bacteria.
Spencer Smith, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology and member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, was featured on North Carolina Now, a nightly program on UNC TV.
UNC Health Care is ranked No. 50 on a new Forbes magazine list: America's Best Employers 2015.
Two new faculty members have joined the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to help launch groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trials that will test an experimental treatment in which patients’ own immune cells are genetically engineered to fight their cancer.
Dr. Harold Pillsbury performed the surgery to implant a newly FDA-approved device that enables wearers to have MRI scans when needed. This was not possible with earlier cochlear implant models.
On Friday, March 20, excited fourth year UNC School of Medicine students and their families packed the auditorium of the Medical Biomolecular Research Building for the annual Match Day event. The day serves as a celebration of both the completion of medical school and students learning where they will go to complete their residency training.
Four UNC School of Medicine students detail the different paths that led them to Match Day.
Graduate student Jon Hagar is uncovering how our immune systems can overreact to infection and trigger a life-threatening condition.
A new study in PLoS Pathogens shows that HIV can infect the brain early on and should be combated as soon as possible with antiretroviral therapy to limit risk of dementia
Basketball is synonymous with UNC. And within UNC Hospitals, this legacy holds true. Passion for the court reverberates through the halls. The employees hunger for it, and UNC Hospitals’ Employee Recreation and Wellness fuels this desire.
UNC School of Medicine scientist Scott Magness and collaborators use their newly developed technology to dissect properties of single stem cells. The advancement will allow researchers to study gastrointestinal disorders and cancers like never before.
UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare combined to field eight winners in the Triangle Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Awards for 2015! We've listed our winners below. Congratulations to them all!
Research showed that bleeding events were drastically decreased in animals with hemophilia B. Using a viral vector to swap out faulty genes proved safe and could be used for the more common hemophilia A.
Marjorie Stiegler, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, offers these tips for health care professionals to take charge of their online presence.
Dr. Adam Goldstein, who is director of the tobacco intervention programs in the UNC School of Medicine, argues his point in an opinion piece published in the March/April 2015 issue of Annals of Family Medicine.