The CASTLE program, which works through the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, is an organization that provides comprehensive services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program held its first reunion and symposium, bringing back alumni from the 14 BBSP PhD programs for a two-day event that featured speeches, poster sessions, seminars, and other festivities that connected faculty, students, and graduates.
UNC researchers uncover surprising insights about how nerve cells rewire themselves, shedding light on a process linked with neurodegenerative diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders like schizophrenia and autism.
For those with the new Aastra Voice Over IP (VOIP) phones, there was a recent system problem that affected the indicator that alerts you if a voicemail message is waiting. If you have an Aastra VOIP phone, read on for details.
Bivarus, Inc., the startup cofounded by Seth Glickman, MD, MBA, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine, is improving patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department and the Department of Dermatology by obtaining real-time patient feedback via smart phone and email.
Read below for the new lab memorandum: Change in Carotene Testing on May 28, 2013.
Dr. Wesley Burks, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief of N.C. Children's Hospital, will join the Hypersensitivity Autoimmune, and Immune-Mediated Diseases Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
The purpose of this research study is to develop an algorithm to classify blood RNA gene expression patterns in such a way as to maximize agreement between the classification and a clinical assessment of the presence or absence of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
A free Introduction to Practical Evaluation Workshop will be held on Monday, June 3 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP). Project directors, interventionists, staff and students are all welcome to participate.
Upcoming events include an NCRP Educational Session and an AHRQ Webinar. Plus an invitation to take a survey on the UNC Clinical Research Management System (CRMS).
"ECMO/ECLS: We’re on! Now what? Ethical Considerations in Patient Management" will be the topic of a panel discussion co-sponsored by Respiratory Therapy and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee. Facilitated by Respiratory Therapy Clinical Manager Neil Ryan, BSRT, the panel will feature Tony Webber, RRT; Rob Lovrich, MD; Benny Joyner, MD, MPH and Arlene Davis, RN, JD.
Danielle Bates, communications director of NC Children's Hospital, shaved her head on Saturday, May 18 at the Crunkleton to help raise awareness and money for children with cancer. Learn more to see how her mother and a young patient, both who battled cancer, served as her motivation.
Please join the Association of Professional Women in Medicine for lunch on May 31 to discuss the roles of women faculty, web page updates and leadership opportunities.
Karan Batts, a nurse in the PACU at UNC's Ambulatory Care Center, is also a ballroom dancer.
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy has become the most commonly used type of radiation in prostate cancer, but research from UNC suggests that the therapy may not be more effective than older, less expensive forms of radiation therapy in patients who have had a prostatectomy.
On April 27, Department of Radiology Immediate Past Chair Dr. Joseph KT Lee was amongst four Washington University School of Medicine alumni who received the institution's 2013 Alumni Achievement Award.
Spencer Smith, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology, and the UNC Neuroscience Center, will use the additional funding to pursue experiments to shed light on the role of dendrites in neuron function and computation.
An update on the TraCS $5-50K Pilot Program, and upcoming events, including Comparative Effectiveness Research Methods Series, "Trans-disciplinary Approach to Reducing Cervical Cancer in Appalachia," Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, "What's Bad About Good Cholesterol?," and a Core Facilities Information Session and Social.
Faculty members are asked to vote in favor, or against, the constitutional amendment by May 29, 2013.
Many of our 2013 medical students were recognized for various awards at the 2013. Read on for details.