The findings by Victoria Bautch, Ph.D., published in the Sept. 15, 2009 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, could give important insights into the formation of the vasculature needed to feed new tumors.
In the study, published in the September/October 2009 issue of journal Academic Pediatrics, a sample of 163 parents of children seen at pediatric clinics at UNC and Vanderbilt University were tested to assess their understanding of BMI, their health literacy and their math abilities.
In 2010, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin a new six-year integrated residency program, which residents will enter directly from medical school.
More than triple the previous cancer clinic space, which was located in a 1950s-era building, the new hospital was funded by the state of North Carolina and designed with patients and families in mind.
Carolina Launch Pad, the pre-commercial technology business accelerator located at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) will soon begin its second year and is seeking a new class of aspiring IT entrepreneurs from the UNC-Chapel Hill community.
The Bullitt History of Medicine Club sponsors a collaborative series of monthly evening meetings with the Trent History of Medicine Society, alternating between UNC and Duke campuses, as well as a series of noon meetings at UNC. Both evening and noon schedules are provided below. All meetings are free and open to the public.
On Thursday, Oct. 22, UNC will host FSU in Kenan Stadium in a nationally televised football game. More than 60,000 fans are expected to attend this game. Traffic around UNC Hospitals will be significantly impacted Oct. 22 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. and 11:15 - midnight.