Second-year medical student Eric Tran blends passion for language, medicine, and serving the underserved.
UNC researchers find that the bigger the differences in brain activity related to emotion regulation, the more severe the autism. Gabriel Dichter, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and psychology was the paper's senior author.
Martin McCaffrey, MD, CAPT, USN (Ret), has taken the lessons he learned in the Navy and applied them to helping military families as they cope with the challenges of having a newborn in the Newborn Critical Care Center at UNC Hospitals.
The Tenth Annual Kidney Kare 5K and Kids Kare Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at McDougle Middle School in Carrboro, NC.
Dr. Roper has appointed several faculty members to leadership positions in the School of Medicine. The UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine senior executive team has been expanded, as well.
For the first time, UNC neuroscientist Garret Stuber, PhD, imaged activity patterns of individual brain cells in freely moving mice to link specific basic behaviors to particular neurons.
UNC geneticists led by Terry Magnuson, PhD, and Ron Chandler, PhD, create the first mouse model of ovarian clear cell carcinoma; show how a known drug can suppress tumor growth.
Science in the News is a science discussion group that brings together UNC scientists with the public in the Triangle.
The long-awaited transformation of the Family Medicine Center is now in full swing. Construction will take place in four phases, the first being a new sports medicine/procedural center on the east side of the building and an expanded parking lot.
On Feb. 9, students from the School of Medicine will launch the “Tell Me More” project throughout the Medicine Services of UNC Hospitals to help patients share who they are as people, beyond the confines of the hospital.
Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice dean for Education, School of Medicine, has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. The award was first given by the University in 1995 to recognize the important role of post-baccalaureate teaching.
This spring, catch one or all of the Research Hub @ HSL’s six-part series on systematic reviews. The sessions will provide an introduction and walk attendees through topic refinement, power searching, tracking references, study selection and presentation of results.
Dr. David Wohl, an HIV/AIDS specialist at UNC, reflects on the reasons why he now finds himself drawn to fighting Ebola.
The January 2015 edition of The Intercom, UNC Family Medicine's monthly newsletter, is now available.
Nominations are due for the University Awards for the Advancement of Women at 5 p.m. on Feb. 13.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam Goldstein and Cristy Page from UNC Family Medicine will be talking with Dr. Betsy Crais, Professor at UNC’s Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences. The theme of discussion will be "Speech & Language Development: From Children to Adults."
The UNC Center for Diabetes Translation Research is presenting the Health Literacy, Health Disparities and Chronic Disease Self-Management Conference on March 18. The event will feature speakers from across the country discussing ways to improve health care for underserved populations and the latest research into factors that influence people's ability to manage their own health.
The ASPIRE team is currently conducting a research study involving children (ages 8 - 12 years) with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of this study is to learn how the parts of the brain coordinate to sense touch in children with ASD as well as typically developing children.
These stand-alone sessions are designed to enhance your knowledge of the individual parts of the systematic review process. Early career researchers, faculty, postdocs and graduate students can come to any of these sessions to learn more about refining topics, power searching, tracking references and studies, selecting and assessing studies and presenting results. Registration preferred but not required.
ITS will be performing network maintenance in MBRB beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3. This work will take place between 5 - 8 a.m. each successive morning that week until the entire building has been upgraded. VoIP phone users should verify that their phone is working beginning at 8 a.m. each morning that week and unplug/replug the power to the phone if not.