On May 7, the UNC School of Medicine’s Class of 2016 gathered with friends, family, and faculty in Memorial Hall to celebrate graduation. The 172-member class selected William Fischer, II, MD, as its commencement speaker.
According to Becker's Hospital Review, "The hospitals on this list are well-known for a multitude of reasons, such as having a strong history of medical innovation, providing top-notch care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research or holding an irreplaceable spot in their communities."
At a special all-day event June 7, The NC Rare Disease Advisory Council will offer clinicians, researchers, patients, and advocates a voice on rare diseases in North Carolina.
Published in the journal Science, a study by UNC School of Medicine researchers offers a new route to design the 'cellular machines' needed to understand and battle diseases.
The UNC Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program announces its inaugural Scholar awardees, Eliza Park, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, assistant professor of family medicine.
PhD students and post-docs traveled all across North Carolina to spread their excitement for science. The program, which began at UNC, now includes five other states.
Last month, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, Patrick Sullivan, MD, and other UNC School of Medicine researchers released a first-of-its-kind mobile app to recruit patients for a large-scale genetic study on postpartum depression, addressing an old problem in a new way.
Approximately 10,000 women have enrolled in PPD ACT via the iPhone app.
Cancer patients with the EZH2 gene mutation could benefit from a new therapy UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger researchers have now tested successfully in lab models.
UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care
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.
Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of personalized treatments.
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.
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.
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.
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.