Dr. Ricky Bloomfield plays a mean jazz saxophone. He also develops iPhone and iPad apps. And he's a Chief Resident in Pediatrics at UNC.
A study by UNC pediatrics researchers finds there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” explanation for childhood obesity.
Study opens doors to better, more targeted therapies
Scientists at UNC’s schools of public health and medicine will lead a five-year, $21.4 million research study that could result in more effective treatments for life-threatening virus infections of the lung and central nervous system.
Multimillion dollar grants further enhance UNC’s recognition as one of the world’s top autism research centers
After chronic alcohol exposure, mice are unable to control a learned fear response, shedding light on the link between alcoholism and anxiety problems like post-traumatic stress disorder.
The discovery revamps previously held beliefs on how the human airway functions and provides a unifying theory for how to treat seemingly different airway diseases, ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma.
The new imaging study in a mouse model for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders could enhance the diagnoses of birth defects caused by alcohol exposure in the womb and it illustrates how the precise timing of that exposure could determine specific kinds of defects.
Morgan Womble is a nurse in the Orthopedics/Trauma unit at UNC Hospitals. She's also a self-described "adrenaline junkie" and skydiver.
A laboratory study led by UNC medical oncologist Stergios Moschos, MD, demonstrates how a new targeted drug, Elesclomol, blocks oxidative phosphorylation, which appears to play essential role in melanoma that has not been well-understood.
The study was led by Christian Jobin, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Join the stampede! CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up" is coming Aug. 18.
A team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, shows in the laboratory that B cells from patients with chronic GVHD are much more active than cells from patients without the disease.
A Randolph County woman with leukemia receives stem cells from her youngest brother in hopes of restoring her health and returning to work as a baker.
Loren Robinson, a chief resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, spends Saturdays speaking to students interested in medicine and other time in one-on-one mentoring relationships with some of those students.
A UNC-led team of scientists describes the function of a previously uncharacterized protein that dramatically influences inflammation.
A unique living human cell formula is applied on leg ulcers in a topical spray, providing 52 percent greater likelihood of wound closure than patients treated with compression bandages only.
As an Employee Ambassador, Diane Owens earned a donation of $250 for Team River Runner through UNC Health Care's Ambassador Recognition Program.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published pioneering research showing that a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma was able to dislodge hidden virus in patients receiving treatment for HIV.
On Tuesday, July 24, UNC Health Care hosted a live Facebook chat with Dr. Wesley Burks of North Carolina Children's Hospital and Dr. Stacie Jones of Arksansas Children's Hospital, who answered questions from viewers about a promising potential new treatment for egg allergy in children. You can read the transcript of the chat below.