William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Ian B. Buchanan, MD, MPH, as UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer. Buchanan will assume the newly-created role effective Aug. 1.
UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.
Study shows meetings with palliative care clinicians offer no additional benefit to caretakers of chronically critically ill patients
The research published in JAMA also found that ICU clinicians provided adequate communication, information.
Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission according to the groundbreaking study led by Myron Cohen, MD.
UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, is one of three co-principal investigators for PREVAIL IV, a new treatment trial for men who have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD) but continue to have evidence of Ebola virus genetic material, RNA, in their semen.
Mr. Jenkins is currently chair of the Board of Trustees for UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill and was previously chair of the Board of Directors for UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh.
Blood clots and cancer: UNC professor identifies research priorities for National Institutes of Health
Nigel Key, director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, led a national initiative to prioritize research in studying the prevalence and mechanisms of venous thrombosis in cancer patients.
The researchers point out in a commentary published in Annals of Family Medicine that existing treatments are more effective than e-cigarettes to help people quit smoking.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s traveling exhibit, which features African American pioneers in medicine, science, mathematics and engineering, is on display at Bondurant Hall.
Last year Mayor Tom Stevens shared his thoughts about the benefits UNC Health Care's new Hillsborough Hospital would bring to the greater Hillsborough community. One year later he shares how the hospital has already proven to be a great asset to the community.
Each year on Independence Day, the organization publishes its list entitled “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” to honor the accomplishments of notable immigrants.
The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of medicine and genetics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.
University of North Carolina researchers show that rates of spontaneous DNA mutation could have been 4,000 times higher than they are now, thanks to a hotter planet billions of years ago.
Blossom Damania, PhD, has built her research career tackling difficult questions in cancer and global health research. As she begins her new role as Vice Dean for Research, she’s considering one more: What’s next?
The first class of 13 MedServe fellows is participating in a two-week training institute in Chapel Hill from June 20 to July 1 before joining clinics across the state for two years.
For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a diabetes drug – liraglutide – a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.
Seventy-five percent of people infected with Zika don’t show any symptoms. An expert panel at RTI International delved into the issues surrounding the virus, including the lack of diagnostic tools.
A new UNC School of Medicine study shows that the size of a bottle may contribute to greater weight gain and size for formula-fed infants, putting them at greater risk for obesity later in life.
UNC Hospitals earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for the quick and appropriate treatment of STEMI patients by providing emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries when needed.
Qian’s award-winning research explores cellular reprogramming in cardiac regeneration and disease modeling.