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Former patient, young violinist advances to "America's Got Talent" Semifinals
Former UNC Children’s patient and 11-year-old violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa, performed Tuesday, Aug. 20, on “America’s Got Talent,” on NBC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29
Love Creates a Miracle
Hours after landing in Taipei, Taiwan, Qing Zhang, PhD, associate professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine, got a call no one ever wants to get. His wife was in the hospital and had gone into cardiac arrest. Read Qing's first-person account of his race across the world to get to his wife's side and her "miracle" recovery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
UNC SOM 'Hoopsters' Featured in The Well
The Woollen Knights, a group of friends and UNC School of Medicine faculty and researchers, have taken to the court for more than four decades at UNC's famed Woollen Gymnasium, where they become well-known winners among campus ballers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 26
Endocarditis Increases in N.C.
While the opioid epidemic has prompted news coverage of overdose deaths and increases in HIV and viral hepatitis infections, one side effect of injection drug use has been largely absent from the headlines. Rates of drug-associated endocarditis have been increasing over the past decade and rapidly rising over the past five years. In North Carolina, the number of hospitalizations and the number of surgeries to treat this infection of the heart’s valves have soared.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 20
‘The singing patient’ hopes his music will inspire others
Decorated military veteran MG Autry says service to others is central to his life. Even when he is facing his own health challenges, he would have it no other way.
Located in News / 2019 / January
TBJ Selects Seven Health Care Heroes from UNC Medical Center, School of Medicine
Triangle Business Journal selected seven medical and research leaders as Health Care Heroes, including former Dean and UNC Health Care CEO William Roper, current Dean and CEO Wesley Burks, and the student-led organization White Coats Black Doctors.
Located in News / 2019 / January
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Match Day: The Road Ahead
As the UNC School of Medicine celebrates its annual Match Day, five students reflect on their time at UNC and their hopes for residency.
Located in News / 2019 / March
Four paws, two handlers, one great comfort: SCHALL
Lifting spirits and helping ease tension are the calling cards of SCHALL, the rehabilitative facility dog at the N.C. Cancer Hospital’s pediatric hematology oncology clinic.
Located in News / 2019 / March
Cancer patients, doctors find healing, health in exercise
UNC Lineberger researchers are working to expand Get Real and Heel, a free exercise program for cancer survivors at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
Located in News / 2019 / May