Richard H. Feins, M.D., professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is one of three 2013 winners of the Distinguished Academic Achievement Award at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
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.
The SOM Office of Graduate Education’s first ever Art of Science Competition was a huge success. There were more than 50 entries and our judges had a challenging time selecting the top images.
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.
On Saturday, May 11, the members of the class of the 2013 were awarded their diplomas in Memorial Hall. Many students graduated with dual degrees and earned a variety of awards and honors.
Congratulations to Lucia Stefanini, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and biophysics, for being selected as the winner of the 2013 Kenneth Brinkhous Young Investigator Prize in Thrombosis from the American Heart Association.
Awardees Cramer McCullen and Seth Congdon, both rising second-year medical students, will spend the summer working on infectious disease problems in Guatemala and Zambia, respectively.
Read more for a link to the minutes from the April 2013 meeting.
An Ashe County man witnesses random acts of kindness daily – both as a deliberate and often anonymous giver and as an ever-grateful receiver – while in Chapel Hill for the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Individuals with knee osteoarthritis who had variations in a gene for an anti-inflammatory chemical were twice as likely to progress to severe osteoarthritis as those without the genetic variations.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 - 2014 Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award. The due date for applications is June 3, 2013.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine award. The due date for applications is June 10, 2013.
Dr. Jonathan Kirsch, a hospitalist at UNC Health Care, is also a beekeeper. He enjoys both the honey and the benefit of pollinated fruit trees and hand-picked fruit.
UNC researchers are launching a 5-year study aimed at understanding the role of oxytocin in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
Faculty, students, post-docs and staff are invited join us for the first ever Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium.
The Department of Pediatrics welcomes Harvard University's William F. Crowley, Jr., MD, as its 2013 Judson Van Wyk, MD, Visiting Professor.
Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements does not slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration, a newly published study finds. However, some people may benefit from taking lutein and zeaxanthin.