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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
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
Tuned into Neuroscience
There are a host of ways neuroscientists can study the brain. Some analyze its chemistry, others its structure. UNC researcher Flavio Frohlich examines its electrical system, what he calls the “language of the brain,” and investigates how miscommunication in these signals can play a role in psychiatric illnesses.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29
Living Kidney Donor: A Connection Spanning Over 2,500 Miles
After seeing a Facebook post about a friend in need of a kidney, Doug Neumann, filled out the paperwork to see if he could be a match and ultimately a living kidney donor. Doug hit challenges during the testing process but was able to connect with Amy Woodard, the Kidney Transplant Coordinator at UNC, who cleared the way in making the kidney donation a reality, forever impacting the lives of two families.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 15
‘Hope grows here’
The Farm at Penny Lane’s innovative programs help mental health clients become more self-sufficient.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / July 3
A message from Dr. Burks: Reflecting on my first few months as Dean and CEO
Please watch this short video message from Wesley Burks, MD, reflecting on his first few months as Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / May 23
A 3D-Printed Heart Saves a Life
Deanna Williams was a 27-year-old mother of two, pregnant with her third child, and a ticking time bomb. She had no idea she was born with a rare congenital heart defect and that her pregnancy could unexpectedly put too much pressure on her heart, leading to possibly fatal consequences. Luckily, her story takes a much different path, one that includes a 3D-printed heart.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 16
Four Cyclists to Bike Across America for UNC AYA Cancer Support
Starting May 23, three college students and a recent graduate will ride their bikes from Washington State to Maine to raise money for the UNC Lineberger Adolecent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Support Program.
Located in News / 2019 / May
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
A Desire to Help and Heal
Pastor John Hedgepeth has spent over 50 years providing advice and guidance to members of his Northwood Temple Church. When it came to his own medical needs, he turned to the doctors at UNC Health Care for support. Read about his story and how he connected with Dr. Karyn Stitzenberg, Surgical Oncologist, at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25