The University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) is a nation-leading investment in research to reduce the burden of cancer in North Carolina – our state’s leading cause of death. Established in August 2007 by the State of North Carolina, the fund supports cancer research at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC Hospitals.
As part of its Commitment to Communities program, UNC Health Care is sponsoring the construction of a Habitat for Humanity Home. The home will be owned by UNC Health Care employee Felicia Weaver of the division of Plastic Surgery. To date, more than 200 UNC Health Care and School of Medicine employees along with their families and friends have volunteered to help build the home.
For the first time in his life, Justin Hughes, a 26-year-old cystic fibrosis patient from Ash, N.C., is able to breathe normally and sleep without coughing thanks to a lung transplant at UNC Hospitals.
In early March, 13 UNC-Chapel Hill physical therapy students, along with faculty members Sadye Errickson and Dawn Phillips, spent their spring break in Antigua, Guatemala, working with pediatric and adult patients at the Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro.
Our faculty and staff will be on hand at the poster session to answer questions and to share information about the wide range of services and resources TraCS offers. We invite you to come discover the wealth of resources available to you right here at UNC. Learn how our services and resources can support and further your research.
Together NC BioStart of the NC TraCS Institute, the Office of Technology Development and Kenan-Flagler Business School are pleased to announce UNC-Chapel Hill's Emerging Company Showcase. This event will highlight early stage companies built around innovative UNC-Chapel Hill technologies, primarily in the life science space.
This weekend, Dr. James Tulsky, Director of the Duke University Center for Palliative Care, joins Here's to Your Health to discuss ethics and communication in palliative care. This is the second in a series of programs on medical ethics that will air over the next two months.
The UNC student chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology along with the UNC Department of Epidemiology are proud to present the 3rd annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture. The seminar will be presented by Dr. Stephen Evans from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Upcoming lectures include "Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions"; the Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture; and a special lecture given by James S. Marks, MD, MPH, senior vice president and director of the health group at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.