Patience Leino and her husband, Jordan, only spent 24 weeks with Isaac, their first child, but his memory lives on through Patience’s quest for optimal patient- and family-centered care at North Carolina Children’s Hospital.
UNC researchers and colleagues are the first to develop a mouse model that more accurately reflects human disease symptoms; they found a single gene crucial for disease severity.
The American Association of Medical Colleges selected the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education as a winner of a $2,500 Building Bridges and Spanning Boundaries Award: Innovations in Research and Education.
Stephen Hooper, PhD, Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) and Associate Dean for the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, as the new Director of the Physician Assistant (PA) master’s degree program currently under development within DAHS.
Submissions for the first round of SOM Bridge Funding in Fiscal Year 2015 are now being accepted. The deadline for this round of application submissions is Thursday, November 6, 2014.
UNC School of Medicine and Health Care System Center for Innovation to release 2015 internal innovation award applicants on Nov. 3.
UNC TV reporter Daniel Lane stopped by to interview Eric Ubil, PhD, who as a graduate student studied how fibroblasts that form scar tissue can be turned into endothelial cells to help repair the heart after a heart attack.
From Nov. 3 - Dec. 4, medical students will collect children’s books to donate to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at UNC Hospitals. The books will be sent to the Book Fairy organization, which delivers them directly to the patients. Last year more than 1,100 books were donated.
Find out what happened at UNC Family Medicine this past month.
John Gilmore, MD, Director for the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health was interviewed for the WRAL Documentary “A Call for Help" which aired last week. This documentary examines the Keith Vidal story, and looks at new training designed to help officers interact with mentally ill or mentally distressed people, to help calm those interactions and avoid violence or arrest. Click the link below to watch the video.
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Each year, the Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Conference attracts around 400 attendees from both academia and industry. This year’s topics will include: Innovating the Product Pipeline, Digital Health and Patient Privacy, Big Data in Healthcare, and Healthcare Finance, as well as an Entrepreneurship Showcase.
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the growing worldwide cancer problem and expand the University’s efforts in Malawi to study and treat HIV-associated cancers.
Today's medical and dental practices have come a long way. Visit the HSL Friday to see some of our oldest medical artifacts.
The Mary Ellen Jones Distinguished Women in Science Seminar will be given by Karolin Luger, PhD, HHMI Investigator and University Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Colorado State University.
UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
Hypertonic saline, developed into an effective treatment at UNC School of Medicine in collaboration with Australian researchers, has become a proven therapy for thousands of people with cystic fibrosis.
UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health‘s inaugural fundraising gala will feature writer Lee Smith. Proceeds from the event will support the Center's programs.