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'60 Minutes' Spotlights UNC Lineberger's Use of Artificial Intelligence
The Oct. 9 episode of CBS News' '60 Minutes' featured UNC Lineberger researchers discussing how they use IBM's Watson to cull through and generate useful clinical insights from massive amounts of genetic data.
Located in News / 2016 / October
“That rare and wonderful thing called hope”: A UNC alum’s Lewy body dementia diagnosis and the doctor who made all the difference
A recent News & Observer article highlights the work of Dan Kaufer, MD, director of the UNC Memory Disorders Center, and how he helps patients diagnosed with Lewy body dementia and other neurocognitive disorders.
Located in News / 2017 / February
‘A Decade of Hope’ – Jason Ray’s story airs on ESPN
Jason Ray was a student and mascot at UNC-Chapel Hill who was tragically killed in March 2007. But his story -- and his decision to become an organ and tissue donor -- lives on through the people who received his organs and tissues, and at the Jason Ray Transplant Clinic at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Oct. 19
A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals
17-month old Jessiah Jackson was rushed to UNC Hospitals with a metal rod stuck in his brain. UNC neurosurgeon Dr. Anand V. Germanwala removed the rod and helped to save the little boy's life. Jessiah is being called a 'Miracle Baby' and has earned national attention along with Dr. Germanwala.
Located in News / 2010 / July
A landmark transplant gives a 3-year-old a normal life
After 19 days on the transplant list, 3-year-old, Bradelyn Douglas received a transplant at UNC Hospitals on July 2, 2013. It was a landmark for the transplant program at UNC.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 12
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 16
Although Safer Alternatives Exist, Surgery for Nonmalignant Colorectal Polyps Are on the Rise
Anne Peery, MD, was principal investigator for a national study that has confirmed incidences of surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps are increasing when there are other options to surgery. She was featured with Ian Grimm, MD, in a WRAL news story, along with a patient who appreciated the alternative.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 17
Well Said is a weekly podcast featuring discussions with University experts and newsmakers. This week's episode features Nancy Archin, PhD, who discusses Carolina's HIV research progress.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 30
Area coverage of Trauma Day at UNC Hospitals
Throughout July UNC Trauma Care has been hosting its annual Trauma Day event for UNC Hospitals' high school student volunteers. The program includes a simulation that provides a perspective of what it's like working as a health care professional on the trauma care team while also promoting behaviors that prevent distracted driving among teenagers. Read and watch area media coverage of Trauma Day.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / July 23
At 95, the doctor may be out, but never forgotten
The News & Observer recently featured Dr. Woodrow Batten, of Smithfield, who retired from Johnston Health after a 73-year medical career.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / March 2