News from UNC Children's

Tamera Coyne-Beasley featured in UNC Women in Science series
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, as well as director of the North Carolina Child Research Health Network at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NCTraCS). She is the president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her research focuses on sexual health, vaccines, injury, and violence prevention among adolescents.
Tips for Parents of Kids with Food Allergies
With kids headed back to school, parents should discuss the facts of food allergies with their child. Dr. Edwin Kim of UNC's Food Allergy Initiative has advice for that.
Coping With Childrens' Back-to-School Sleep Needs
Children headed back to school need to start soon with the habits that will provide them with the rest needed to learn.
Vaccinations A Vital Part of Back-to-School Season
Back to school time is also time to visit your physician's office - to make sure your child's vaccinations are current.
CARE Issue 7 CARE e-Newsletter: America's Best, for the love of Folden, and more!
Save The Date: Walk for Children's is November 4th
This event will be a great opportunity to "walk a mile in the shoes of our patients."
For Love of a Boy Named Folden Lee
Since losing her son, Folden Lee IV, to acute myeloid leukemia, Lori King Lee has dedicated her life to helping families of children with illness.
UNC Children's Named to "Best Hospitals" List
UNC Children’s has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals" with nine clinical categories honored, up from seven last year.
Predicting Autism: Study Links Infant Brain Connections to Diagnoses at Age 2
In two previous studies, University of North Carolina researchers and colleagues linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two.
Heritable change: a $1,000,000 private gift supports research, next generation leadership in MPS
With a $1,000,000 gift honoring the memory of their son, Catherine and Wayne Bardsley created the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fellowship in Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism and the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fund for Excellence in Research to transform the once-dire genetic heritage of mucopolysaccharidoses into a legacy of hope.