This study by UNC School of Medicine researchers is the first to report the impact of common gene variants on brain structure in newborns.
The UNC nurses we met in 2012 give 100 percent of themselves to their work - and to their lives away from work.
Daily doses of a liquid containing peanut powder, in gradually increasing amounts, enabled patients with peanut allergy to safely consume peanut in amounts at least 10 times greater than their baseline.
New evidence shows the root of heart failure lies in misfolded proteins in the heart’s cells, according to UNC researchers. The finding may pave the way for dramatically new treatment approaches.
Research findings from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine are shining a light on an important regulatory role performed by the so-called dark matter, or “junk DNA,” within each of our genes.
Keith Burridge, a Kenan Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, is also a playwright.
Laura Klinger, PhD, Principal Investigator of the study and Executive Director of TEACCH, will use the grant from Autism Speaks to conduct a landmark 40-year follow-up study of individuals served by the TEACCH Autism Program. Mark Klinger, PhD, and Joseph Piven, MD, are co-investigators on the study.
A study led by Eric S. Orman, MD, published in the January 2013 issue of the journal Liver Transplantation, found that the non-use of donor livers climbed through 2010 due to a worsening of donor liver quality, primarily from donation following cardiac death.
A Chatham County native who has weathered more than his share of life’s disappointments is a constant role model of compassion and encouragement for many, but none more so than the guests and fellow staff members at SECU Family House where he is resident manager.
Million dollar gift establishes a multidisciplinary surgical skills lab.
In a collaborative effort published online in the January 18, 2013 issue of the journal Science, researchers at the University of North Carolina and Columbia University show for the first time how two key proteins in messenger RNA communicate via a molecular twist to help maintain the balance of histones to DNA.
UNC Hospitals Receives Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA
UNC First Hospital in North Carolina and Southeast to Earn Comprehensive Stroke Center Status
The UNC team led by Norman Sharpless, MD, Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research and Deputy Cancer Center Director, has developed a strain of mice that turns on a gene from fireflies when the normal p16 gene is activated.
Bela Emory, RN, CPN, BSN has been a nurse at UNC Hospital for more than 25 years working the night shift in Pediatrics. When she's not at the hospital, Bela spends much of her time helping her husband with his antiques business and loves collecting Campbell's soup advertisements.
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of UNC Air Care on Feb. 18 and 19. The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards.
A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine is the foundation for a promising new blood test to detect the progression of macular degeneration to its more serious form, which can lead to blindness.
A University of North Carolina School of Medicine study may have implications for thwarting the effects of bioterrorism attack with lethal microbes, as well as finding a way to save people in septic shock, an overwhelming bacterial infection of the blood.
A new study from the UNC School of Medicine reveals the huge diversity of U.S. biobanks and also raises questions about the best way to manage and govern them.
Attribute of dominant MRSA strain enables it to persist on skin and spread in community.