The scientists join 65 UNC colleagues as fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science.
The common chemotherapy drug topotecan disrupts a gene integral for neuron communication, though the effects are reversible. The research also homes in on an underlying cause of autism.
For much of his life, pediatric surgeon Tim Weiner had never considered serving in the military. That changed when he turned 50 and realized that his skills as a surgeon could help injured soldiers and civilians overseas.
A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.
Graduate student Orrin Stone is creating molecular tools to pinpoint how and when cellular pathways trigger cell movement – or, in cancer, metastasis.
UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that the Affordable Care Act faces another round in the high court.
Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.
On December 2, people across the nation celebrated Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to service and giving back. That morning, Justin Borgemeister received the ultimate gift, a kidney transplant from his younger brother.
As UNC Hospitals' lead hospitalist, Dr. Allen Liles combines clinical skills with systems and process understanding to provide inpatients more seamless care and to improve quality.
William A. Fischer II and David Wohl are taking part in a clinical trial at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in which plasma from survivors of Ebola virus disease is given to patients who are battling the disease.
UNC School of Medicine researcher David Margolis, MD, was one of the first researchers to resist the common view that HIV is an incurable infection
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TIME magazine selected Ebola Fighters as their Person of the Year 2014. We are proud that William A. Fischer II, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine was one of "the ones who answered the call."
UNC’s Project-China partnered with Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Global on a successful project that used crowdsourcing to promote awareness of the importance of HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Due to an increase in confirmed cases of flu this month, children less than 12 years of age will be not be allowed to visit any inpatient units at UNC Hospitals, beginning on Monday, December 22.
The National Institute of Mental Health director Tom Insel recognized Byran L. Roth, MD, PhD, for his innovative research tool.