Researchers at UNC plan to sequence the entire genome of 400 infants to determine what useful clinical data can be acquired through the tests.
While there, Sen. Hagan met Grayson Clamp, a 3-year-old boy from Charlotte, N.C. who is able to hear now after receiving an auditory brainstem implant at UNC as part of an FDA-approved investigational trial. A video showing Grayson hearing his father's voice for the first time has garnered more than 1 million views on YouTube.
JoAnne Kroesen, a nurse at North Carolina Children's hospital specialty clinics, is also a volunteer with Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue.
A North Carolina nonprofit organization and a UNC Hospitals volunteer partnered to bring an 8-year-old girl with congenital heart problems to UNC for medical treatment.
Sarah Hassing, an RN in the PICU at North Carolina Children's Hospital, can make a cake look like almost anything.
This is the sixth straight year that N.C. Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals."
WRAL recently aired a segment on two surgeries that were performed at UNC Hospitals on babies during the time of c-section. UNC and Vanderbilt are the only hospitals in the Southeast to perform this procedure.
Cynthia Powell, MD, MS, professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, is part of a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina, Duke University, and the University of Michigan that identified the gene, STAC3, for a severe neurological condition that affects some members of the Native American Lumbee tribe in North Carolina.
The N.C. Children's Hospital has seen major reduction in cardiac arrests thanks to its Rapid Response Team. Last week WRAL featured the extraordinary results of the Rapid Response Team.
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is professor of pediatrics. The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is a multidisciplinary society with an active international membership devoted to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents.
UNC Pediatric Residents rotating at Moses Cone Hospital made their own "Harlem Shake" video -- the latest viral video craze.
Bren Sparling, an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, says she has always been a creative person.
UNC, Kinshasha School of Public Health to lead project to reduce malnutrition among infants in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Desrochers is an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at N.C. Children's Hospital and a yoga teacher.
Two grants from neighbors in the Research Triangle Park will help the North Carolina Botanical Garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continue a science program for pediatric patients at UNC Hospitals.
Dylan Price, patient ambassador for N.C. Children’s Hospital, has organized a Bone Marrow Drive for Thursday, February 7 from 4:30—8:00 p.m. at the UNC Student Union in room 3408.
This is the first annual report produced by the N.C. Children's Hospital, which covers activities surrounding the hospital's CARE Mission: Clinical Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education.
Bela Emory, RN, CPN, BSN has been a nurse at UNC Hospital for more than 25 years working the night shift in Pediatrics. When she's not at the hospital, Bela spends much of her time helping her husband with his antiques business and loves collecting Campbell's soup advertisements.
Daily doses of a liquid containing peanut powder, in gradually increasing amounts, enabled patients with peanut allergy to safely consume peanut in amounts at least 10 times greater than their baseline.
Life for Josh Berkowitz, a third year resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, is constantly at full speed. If he's not with a patient at the hospital, in a clinic, or with his family being a husband and father - then you'll find him on the field competing in Ultimate Frisbee.