On May 7, the UNC School of Medicine’s Class of 2016 gathered with friends, family, and faculty in Memorial Hall to celebrate graduation. The 172-member class selected William Fischer, II, MD, as its commencement speaker.
According to Becker's Hospital Review, "The hospitals on this list are well-known for a multitude of reasons, such as having a strong history of medical innovation, providing top-notch care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research or holding an irreplaceable spot in their communities."
At a special all-day event June 7, The NC Rare Disease Advisory Council will offer clinicians, researchers, patients, and advocates a voice on rare diseases in North Carolina.
Published in the journal Science, a study by UNC School of Medicine researchers offers a new route to design the 'cellular machines' needed to understand and battle diseases.
The UNC Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program announces its inaugural Scholar awardees, Eliza Park, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, assistant professor of family medicine.
PhD students and post-docs traveled all across North Carolina to spread their excitement for science. The program, which began at UNC, now includes five other states.
Last month, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, Patrick Sullivan, MD, and other UNC School of Medicine researchers released a first-of-its-kind mobile app to recruit patients for a large-scale genetic study on postpartum depression, addressing an old problem in a new way.
Approximately 10,000 women have enrolled in PPD ACT via the iPhone app.
Cancer patients with the EZH2 gene mutation could benefit from a new therapy UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger researchers have now tested successfully in lab models.
UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care
Sancar, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, donated his prize money to a Chapel Hill foundation. Smithies donated his monetary award to four universities, including UNC.
Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of personalized treatments.
UNC Lineberger member Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, has called for a commitment to contribute resources and energy to control cancer in less-resourced countries where there are significant gaps in cancer awareness, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
As a high school student, Caitlin Burk began working in the research lab of Wesley Burks, MD. Now, eight years later, she continues that work while balancing the demanding schedule of a third-year medical student.
Dr. Eliana Perrin of UNC is one of the authors of the study, which found no evidence of a decline in childhood obesity in any age group.
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dietary interventions to treat Crohn’s Disease
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.
Medical student Tam Le delves into the intricacies of the U.S. health care system to help inform how medical students and residents are trained on the job.
A study led by UNC Lineberger researchers has found that for women who have had a false-positive mammogram result, their likelihood to get screened at recommended intervals depends on the timing of their last screen. Louise Henderson, PhD, will present the findings at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Monday, April 18.
Mark Zylka’s research into chemicals altering gene transcription in neurons gains international attention.
UNC School of Medicine professor and basic scientist Keith Burridge has conducted seminal research on the basic building blocks of cells for four decades.