Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.
Saturday, Nov. 15, is the first day of open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace. Part of the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Marketplace helps uninsured people find affordable health coverage. Staff and volunteers throughout Orange County are ready to assist people with enrolling in a plan that is right for them.
Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA on November 15, 2014. This award is the highest honor that the ACR/ARHP bestows.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Bruce Cairns, Faculty Chair at UNC and Director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center to talk about about burns, courage and leadership.
UNC’s Office of Information Systems is 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. Read more about Protected Health Information and what you can do to protect patient privacy.
A novel siRNA-based molecule, developed by Chad Pecot, MD, successfully targets KRAS, a well-studied but hard to halt protein important for cancer development and metastasis.
"The Subject of Research" is this year's theme for our Third Annual Fall Event . Please join us for an afternoon of networking, lunch, poster presentations, and gifts. The keynote speaker for this event is Sam Sathers. A panel of former research subjects will also be featured.
This session is part of the will cover the NIH Public Access Policy, its core requirements, and updates to compliance requirements. This class was developed for NIH-funded investigators, trainees, research administrators, and other research staff.
This month’s Real Medicine story is about a second year medical student at UNC named Kate Magee. A Raleigh, N.C. native, she’s also the recipient of an Albert Schweitzer fellowship.