Guests of SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals are surrounded by stunning art, including North Carolina pottery, photos of places nearby, paintings old and new, and colorful textile collages.
A guest uses his love of jigsaw puzzles to steady his own mind and heart, and creates a sense of family when guests join him to fit the pieces together.
A research team including Helen Lazear, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has established a mouse model for testing of vaccines and therapeutics to battle Zika virus.
UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.
With funds from an international grant, Smith and colleagues are creating an instrument to visualize neuronal activity throughout the entire brain of a moving vertebrate organism.
The agreement resulted from a two-day scientific meeting held in February at the University of Havana's Center for Demographic Studies.
Former Tar Heel mascot and organ donor to be remembered at dedication ceremony
As president of the UNC student chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons, Mary Shen focuses on mentorship opportunities for fellow students. Her efforts recently earned her the UNC General Alumni Association’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.
Study raises concerns about access to proven, yet expensive, drug therapy for HER2 subtype
Butter might not be a health food, but UNC and NIH researchers unearthed more evidence that replacing it with vegetable oils does not decrease risk of heart disease.
With new funding from the Wellcome Trust, an interdisciplinary team of scholars will focus on issues of ethics and research in pregnancy and women of reproductive age, beginning with the current Zika context and later expanding to general public health research. Anne Lyerly, MD, Associate Director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, is co-principal investigator of the project.
At UNC Medical Center, two world-class treatment programs are operating out of one procedure room, outfitted with the latest devices and interventional technology.
Sancar, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, donated his prize money to a Chapel Hill foundation. Smithies donated his monetary award to four universities, including UNC.
As an emergency room physician in one of New Orleans’s busiest hospitals, UNC School of Medicine graduate Richard Vinroot Jr. sometimes needs downtime. His idea of taking a break? Practicing humanitarian, disaster, and military medicine around the globe.
On April 16, on what was described as a “perfect Carolina day,” Jason Ray’s legacy was celebrated as the UNC Hospitals Jason Ray Transplant Clinic was officially dedicated.
By using lasers, UNC School of Medicine scientists can switch off and on proteins to watch how cells react quickly to their new reality.
Mark Zylka’s research into chemicals altering gene transcription in neurons gains international attention.
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dietary interventions to treat Crohn’s Disease
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.
UNC School of Medicine professor and basic scientist Keith Burridge has conducted seminal research on the basic building blocks of cells for four decades.
A study led by UNC Lineberger researchers has found that for women who have had a false-positive mammogram result, their likelihood to get screened at recommended intervals depends on the timing of their last screen. Louise Henderson, PhD, will present the findings at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Monday, April 18.
Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of personalized treatments.
Medical student Tam Le delves into the intricacies of the U.S. health care system to help inform how medical students and residents are trained on the job.
Dr. Eliana Perrin of UNC is one of the authors of the study, which found no evidence of a decline in childhood obesity in any age group.
As a high school student, Caitlin Burk began working in the research lab of Wesley Burks, MD. Now, eight years later, she continues that work while balancing the demanding schedule of a third-year medical student.
UNC Lineberger member Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, has called for a commitment to contribute resources and energy to control cancer in less-resourced countries where there are significant gaps in cancer awareness, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.