The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.25 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).
Brian Strahl, PhD, and his band of biochemists unravel the complicated mysteries of the epigenetic code to find a culprit in cancer development.
Six winners of a not so famous award based at UNC have gone on to win the highest honor in medicine.
This is a complete list of the winners of the Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize through 2013.
Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases.
Jordan Sanderson, a 25-year-old Carteret County native and current Nash County resident, shares how her father’s diagnosis and treatment challenged her and aged her in a good way.
UNC’s Dr. Patrick F. Sullivan is one of two researchers nationwide to receive the award.
First-in-kind study hopes to address major knowledge gaps.
The prestigious list recognizes registered nurses for their outstanding professional abilities and commitment to improving health care in their communities.
Four-year-old Payton is battling a rare blood disorder called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Since her bone marrow transplant, she isn’t feeling herself — but she’s not fighting alone. Her best friend and CPAL, Lindsay Cannon, is right beside her.
For years, the UNC School of Medicine curriculum has emphasized humanities perspectives in medical education with the goal of developing not only better, more well-rounded doctors, but also more complete people. Now, a new interdisciplinary master’s curriculum, Literature, Medicine, and Culture, offers medical students (and others) an opportunity to formalize their training in the humanities, and prepares them for a changing health care landscape.
With his selection to the NIH Council of Councils, Terry Magnuson, PhD, becomes the first UNC scientist appointed to the board dedicated to funding the biggest ideas in medical research.
Most collegiate athletes in a new study were able to return to play after having knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.
By treating people earlier, doctors could help diabetes patients avoid the most severe, life-threatening complications that stem from prolonged periods of elevated blood glucose.
For individuals facing the possibility of a lifetime on antipsychotic medications, this new analysis may help them and their health care providers in making a difficult decision.
By deleting the NrCAM gene, scientists have found a potential way to cut back on the neural connections implicated in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
People living in lower-income neighborhoods have worse musculoskeletal pain outcomes over time after stressful events than people from higher-income neighborhoods, a new study finds.
UNC study underscores the potential of the Affordable Care Act to reach many N.C. immigrants
Sixteen years after scientists found the genes that control the circadian clock in all cells, the lab of UNC’s Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, discovered the mechanisms responsible for keeping the clock in sync.
On Sept. 12, the UNC Hospitals Infectious Diseases Clinic hosted a first-of-its-kind celebration gala to pay tribute to those who have been living with HIV infection for more than 20 years.