The Society of Neuroscience recognizes the innovative research of Juan Song, PhD.
When acute care surgeon Amy Alger learned about the shortage of trauma care available to injured soldiers as they left the battlefield, she felt compelled to join the army. She has since been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and the experiences have not only challenged her medical skills - they have broadened her perspectives on the military and life.
A new study by UNC researchers confirms their surprising earlier finding: Patients who suffer a STEMI heart attack while while in the hospital for something else are more likely to die than patients who have the same type of heart attack outside the hospital.
This month’s Real Medicine story is about a second year medical student at UNC named Kate Magee. A Raleigh, N.C. native, she’s also the recipient of an Albert Schweitzer fellowship.
A novel siRNA-based molecule, developed by Chad Pecot, MD, successfully targets KRAS, a well-studied but hard to halt protein important for cancer development and metastasis.
Sickle cell trait in African-Americans associated with increased kidney disease risk, new research finds
Vimal Derebail, MD, MPH, is co-first author of the study and Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, is co-senior author. Both are members of the UNC Kidney Center.
Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.
Edward Miao, MD, PhD, earns a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between dangerous pathogens and the human immune response.
His name is Bruce, he’s 5 years old, and he makes surprise visits to any locations at UNC Hospitals where children are patients.
Garret Stuber, PhD, earns a UNC Hettleman prize for his research and promise as a young scientist uncovering the inner workings of the brain.
To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.