This study led by UNC researchers suggests that autism does not appear suddenly in young children, but instead develops over time during infancy.
First cases in Triangle done at UNC
As a UNC Health Care Employee Ambassador, Jodie was able to earn a $250 donation for Independent Animal Rescue in recognition of her volunteer efforts.
The IOM’s report authorship committee of health professionals and internationally recognized experts included UNC professors Leigh Callahan, PhD and Russell Harris MD, MPH.
The new clinic, first of its kind in the nation, is one of only a few nationwide dedicated to Angelman Syndrome.
The study also shows that treatment with a drug that regulates cell shape rescues the cardiac defect, pointing to therapeutic avenues that could one day benefit Noonan syndrome patients.
If you saw pathology resident Sara Wobker in the halls of UNC Hospitals, you might not realize that she loves riding horses. To be more specific, Wobker performs a form of horse training called dressage.
A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross.
Instead of looking for a single cause of schizophrenia, researchers should approach it as a “pathway disease” – one that results from dozens or even hundreds of factors, argues Patrick F. Sullivan, MD.
"This is a serious problem," said P. Frederick Sparling, a professor of medicine at UNC who co-authored the perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A 42-year-old Carrboro resident prepares for UNC Hospitals’ first triple-tandem stem cell transplant in an adult for the treatment of a testicular cancer recurrence, growing in wisdom and insight along the way.
Recession and high co-pays tied to fewer colonoscopy screenings among people with commercial health insurance
UNC researchers found that during the recent U.S. recession, continuously insured Americans underwent fewer screening colonoscopies.
Pediatric oncology nurse Jeanne Gartner has her head in the clouds. Jeanne not only is a nurse, she’s an FAA-certified hot air balloon pilot.
Dr. Thomas Cech will deliver the 2nd annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium lecture on Wednesday, March 14.