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.
Multimillion dollar grants further enhance UNC’s recognition as one of the world’s top autism research centers
In a study using zebrafish, UNC researchers reveal how microbes in the intestine aid the uptake of fats — and suggest how diet may influence our bodies’ microbial communities.
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.
On Sept. 2, 1952, North Carolina Memorial Hospital admitted its first patients. The hospital was built as part of the state’s Good Health Plan, which also expanded the UNC School of Medicine to a 4-year program.
New research from UNC has established a new link between two fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and DNA methylation -- in humans.
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 mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
A life-long Henderson County native receives a second chance at life with a liver transplant after a rare bone marrow disorder caused life-threatening blood clots in her liver.
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Glenn George as Chief of Staff for the UNC Health Care System and the UNC School of Medicine effective Monday, Sept. 17. In addition to her new role as Chief of Staff, Glenn will continue to serve as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the UNC Health Care System.
Genetics researchers at the UNC School of Medicine now have shown definitively that a small number of places in the human genome are associated with a large number and variety of diseases.
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
Carey named Division Chief of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital
Lisa A. Carey, MD, a nationally-recognized clinical researcher and physician, will take on her new responsibilities immediately.
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development
Researchers from UNC unveil an analysis framework aimed at helping clinicians spot “medically actionable findings” from genetic tests in an efficient manner.
Angela Overman, RN, is a nurse manager in G.I. surgery at UNC Hospitals. She's also very good with a lasso!
High Point Regional Health System and UNC Health Care have agreed in principle to form a strategic partnership following unanimous approval by both organizations on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
Two endovascular aortic repair devices tested in clinical trials at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States.