Proof-of-concept study provides roadmap for future research into possible associations between brain volume measures and known genetic risk factors.
The UNC School of Medicine would receive $68 million in state funds to replace Berryhill Hall.
Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.
Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.
Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize
Milele Bynum capped her long journey from medical school to motherhood and back again with a national award for the success of her community health program.
Led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, the five-year multi-lab effort lays the groundwork for developing treatments.
Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, studying ways to prevent HIV transmission, also found that immune cells show up late to a battle against HIV immediately following viral transmission.
UNC researcher Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to present her findings on the potential effects of e-cigarettes
A new medical education building would help UNC train more doctors, and the UNC School of Medicine's rural physician program is already training doctors to work far from urban centers.
Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.
The finding offers new leads for fighting infection without contributing to one of the world’s most pressing public health concerns – antibiotic resistance.
Praveen Sethupathy, PhD, earns early-career ADA award to research innovative ways to treat people with diabetes.
The Triangle Business Journal recently announced its annual Health Care Heroes. UNC Medical Center had five honorees including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Aziz Sancar, PhD. All winners will be honored at a banquet on March 17.
A UNC Lineberger researcher was first-author of a report published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that details guidelines for the active surveillance of men with low-risk prostate cancer. The guidelines, originally authored by Cancer Care Ontario, were reviewed and endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology with some revisions.
A new student-produced thyroid model is now part of the UNC School of Medicine’s simulation education.
More than a decade ago, Minh Nguyen came to the United States as a high school exchange student. He has since followed a path to the UNC School of Nursing, a nursing position in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at UNC Medical Center’s renowned North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and the UNC School of Medicine, where today he is training to become a physician.
The governor met students, faculty, and administrators at the medical education building he hopes will be replaced if voters okay a bond March 15.
A researcher, surgeon, and teacher with a stellar track record at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, will join the UNC School of Medicine this summer.
A renowned geneticist whose work spans disciplines will take the top research post at UNC-Chapel Hill
Researchers at the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and around the world continue to study the genetics of the disease while treating patients in desperate need of help.
Led by UNC School of Medicine’s Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, PhD, a team of geneticists found how the gene R2d2 distorts cell division across generations to affect fertility.
The joint UNC/NC State researcher also earned a grant from JDRF and Sanofi to further develop glucose responsive insulin therapies for diabetes.
In a first-of-its-kind-study, researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center discovered and applied a new screening technique capable of testing thousands of potential drug compounds to see if those compounds can reverse abnormal DNA unwinding in Ewing sarcoma, a bone and soft tissue cancer that’s most common in teens and young adults.