Led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, the five-year multi-lab effort lays the groundwork for developing treatments.
Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.
Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize
Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.
Proof-of-concept study provides roadmap for future research into possible associations between brain volume measures and known genetic risk factors.
On March 15, citizens of North Carolina will vote on a $2-billion NC Connect bond referendum for statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure.
The UNC School of Medicine would receive $68 million in state funds to replace Berryhill Hall.
UNC's Dr. Michael Pignone is featured in two videos, a press release and a podcast discussing the Task Force's recommendation that clinicians should screen all adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, for depression.
As a nun, Mary Beth McGranaghan learned to go where her skills were most needed. As a faculty member in the UNC Physician Assistant Program, she hopes to teach this lesson to her students.
UNC Lineberger joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention
Joint statement urges parents, young adults and physicians to act to increase vaccination rates
UNC-Chapel Hill is one of nine sites across the nation participating in this national, first-of-its-kind, registry.
In the past two years, Monica Oliver, MBA, of Hillsborough Hospital, has challenged herself physically and professionally. In January, she was featured on the cover of Endurance Magazine. Soon she will lead the Hillsborough Hospital’s chapter of Girls on the Run, which is open to Hillsborough-area middle-schoolers.
The Simmons Scholars Career Development Program – a UNC School of Medicine initiative to support the work and professional development of minority faculty members – recently welcomed pediatrician Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, and Raul Necochea, PhD.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia treated factor VII deficient dogs with normal copies of genes; three years later the dogs remain healthy with no side effects.
The goal of the award is to bring mothers and providers together to address unmet health care needs during the “fourth trimester.”
The research collaborators, who have made scientific breakthroughs in the fields of chronic pain, autism, and Angelman syndrome, will serve as director and associate director, replacing longtime director William Snider.
New research findings from the UNC School of Medicine add further clarity to a question that has polarized the cystic fibrosis research community.
Knee replacement surgery was a necessity for Hillsborough resident Dave Gephart. After undergoing the procedure at the new Hillsborough hospital last fall, he begins 2016 with a new knee and a new outlook.
Wayne Memorial Hospital has signed a Management Services Agreement with UNC Health Care effective Jan. 1, 2016. Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors also announced that Bob Enders will serve as interim President at Wayne Memorial until a permanent President and CEO is named.
Hillsborough hospital employee and Haw River resident Dennis Clayton has enjoyed working at the new medical facility since 2012 – and after suffering a recent heart attack while at home, he feels fortunate to live nearby.