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Cellular Insides

Cellular Insides

A freshman professor when Michael Jordan was a first-year student-athlete, Keith Burridge, PhD, has dedicated his career to elucidating the intricate structures of cells that allow cancers to metastasize.

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Stirman earns Burroughs Wellcome award

Stirman earns Burroughs Wellcome award

The $500,000 grant will allow Jeffrey Stirman, PhD, a postdoc biomedical engineer at UNC, to develop a new kind of microscope and study the brain like never before.

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No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

In July, Hillsborough resident Jim Fuller, a nurse in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals for more than two decades, transitions to UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus, where he will provide personal care for the people he knows.

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The Gospel Choir: Behind-the-Scenes Team Takes Center Stage

The Gospel Choir: Behind-the-Scenes Team Takes Center Stage

The Environmental Services Gospel Choir, comprising housekeeping staff from the day and night shifts, sings words of encouragement across UNC Hospitals.

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Imagining a New Kind of Image

Imagining a New Kind of Image

Graduate student Sarah Shelton reinvented herself from a dancer to a scientist. Now, she’s creating a new ultrasound technique to improve cancer diagnostics.

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UNC School Of Medicine among national leaders in student, faculty diversity and overall student satisfaction

UNC School Of Medicine among national leaders in student, faculty diversity and overall student satisfaction

Did you know that nearly 97 percent of UNC School of Medicine graduates report that they are satisfied with the quality of their medical education? And, that those graduates carry nearly $60,000 less debt than the national average? Those are only two of the measures included in the 2015 AAMC Missions Management Tool (MMT).

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5 Reasons UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus is Great for the Hillsborough Community

5 Reasons UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus is Great for the Hillsborough Community

Tom Stevens has been a resident of Hillsborough for nearly two decades. He's also the town's mayor, currently serving his fifth term. Mayor Stevens shares his thoughts about why UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus will be a great asset for the Hillsborough community.

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New evidence emerges on the origins of life on Earth

New evidence emerges on the origins of life on Earth

University of North Carolina researchers provide evidence for how the genetic code developed in two distinct stages to help primordial chemicals evolve into cells.

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A Complete Team

A Complete Team

Nearly a year ago, thirteen-year-old Liam Canard, of Raleigh, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Although his fight against the disease goes on today, he has already won by continuing to do what he loves.

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UNC and Rex CFOs named in '150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know'

UNC and Rex CFOs named in '150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know'

Chris Ellington, Executive Vice President and CFO of UNC Hospitals, and Bernadette Spong, Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Rex Healthcare, are both included in the 2015 edition of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know."

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UNC Receives $15M AHRQ Award to Advance Heart Health in NC Primary Care

UNC Receives $15M AHRQ Award to Advance Heart Health in NC Primary Care

UNC’s Heart Health Now! Advancing Heart Health in NC Primary Care project is one of seven grantees awarded as part of the AHRQ initiative, EvidenceNOW – Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care.

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A new era for genetic interpretation

A new era for genetic interpretation

UNC Lineberger researchers are collaborating through the ClinGen consortium to pinpoint disease-causing genetic variants.

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A beloved doctor inspires a continuum of compassion

A beloved doctor inspires a continuum of compassion

The latest installment in the Family House Diaries video series features Dr. Tom Shea, the Director and Founder of UNC's Bone Marrow Transplant Program, and Joe and Veatrice Harris of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

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A Mission You Can Be Proud Of

A Mission You Can Be Proud Of

Sean Montgomery, director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at UNC Hospitals, believes in the organization's mission of serving patients from all walks of life. Before arriving in Chapel Hill in 2010, he strove to provide the best medical care possible to soldiers with battlefield injuries.

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Dr. Robert Sandler receives the Julius Friedenwald Medal

Dr. Robert Sandler receives the Julius Friedenwald Medal

This award was established in 1941 to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the American Gastronterological Association and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. This is the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member.

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Dr. Susan Henning receives AGA's Distinguished Mentor Award

Dr. Susan Henning receives AGA's Distinguished Mentor Award

Established by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) in 2004, the Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes two individuals each year for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.

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From Sepsis to Med School

From Sepsis to Med School

When Hillary Spangler was 10 years old, she was rushed to North Carolina Children's Hospital with persistent flu-like symptoms. She was released one month later -- a survivor of sepsis with a long road to recovery ahead.

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Carolina, GSK announce novel partnership to accelerate search for HIV cure

Carolina, GSK announce novel partnership to accelerate search for HIV cure

The HIV Cure center will be located on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and will focus exclusively on finding a cure for HIV/AIDS.

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Clara’s Journey

Clara’s Journey

When Clara Murphy was born nearly 100 days prematurely in the Newborn Critical Care Center at UNC Children’s, her parents, Courtney and Jason, quickly learned that their journey as a family would be filled with highs and lows. Today, they’re a happy family of four, and not only have they gained Clara, they’ve also developed greater appreciation for what they have.

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NC DNA Day Continues Growth

NC DNA Day Continues Growth

Now in its ninth year, NC DNA Day sent 160 science ambassadors across the state to show high school students the ways that science is applicable to their everyday lives and help to demystify the path that leads to a career in science. For the first time, the program was replicated outside of the state.

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