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UNC Health Care CEO, Medical School Dean Bill Roper Plans to Step Down in 2019
Dr. Roper led expansion efforts in education, research, and clinical care that improved health for all North Carolinians.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Six UNC Health Care Hospitals Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for High Quality Stroke Care
American Heart Association Award Recognizes UNC Health Care’s Commitment to Quality Stroke Care.
Located in News / 2018 / June
The Measure of a Doctor
As Harold Pillsbury, MD, retires as chair of UNC Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, we take a look back at his career through the eyes of one of his patients.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC Medical Center receives two Mission: Lifeline awards from American Heart Association
Both awards recognize the implementation of specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis
A study led by UNC’s Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the U.S. to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Scientists discover new gene expression mechanism with possible role in human disease
UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Brian Strahl, PhD, found surprising role for a protein called Spt6, which is crucial to the maintenance of proper messenger RNA levels in cells, a discovery that opens new research avenues and suggests a target for basic understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC Children’s Named to U.S. News “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 10th Straight Year
Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Care Ranked Best in Southeastern United States.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC Health Care first in NC to integrate with NC Controlled Substance Reporting System
Giant step forward in empowering physicians to address the opioid epidemic.
Located in News / 2018 / July
Can Scientists Leverage Mysterious Mossy Cells for Brain Disease Treatments?
UNC School of Medicine neuroscientist Juan Song, PhD, and colleagues show how specific brain cells communicate with adult neural stem cells, a discovery that could open new investigations into potential treatments for some neurological disorders and brain injuries.
Located in News / 2018 / July
Researchers Reveal Hidden Rules of Genetics for How Life on Earth Began
UNC researcher Charles Carter, PhD, and Peter Wills, PhD, from the University of Aukland, show how genes were first translated into proteins to offer insight into a long-time scientific mystery.
Located in News / 2018 / July