The UNC School of Medicine Lab of Kathleen Caron, PhD, discovered that the protein VE-cadherin is a key player in the maintenance and function of lymphatic vessels in the heart,…
October 26, 2021
The American Heart Association presented UNC Health with multiple Achievement Awards for implementation of quality care at eight hospitals across the state.
September 1, 2021
Register for our annual IHQI Symposium to celebrate the hard work and success of our Improvement Scholars. The Symposium will feature presentations from six clinician-led improvement initiatives.
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July 28, 2021
Gaurav Dave, CHER Associate Director, and colleagues have published research on best methods for identifying adult patients likely to have hypertension in JAMA.
June 23, 2021
A collaboration among the departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emergency Medicine, and Exercise & Sports Science has received a $2.75 million grant through the Center for Women’s Health Research at…
May 19, 2021
The UNC Center for Women’s Health Research is delighted to share the award recipients from our Women’s Health Research Poster Presentation and Awards Program.
April 28, 2021
UNC’s NC TraCS and the Center for Advanced Self-powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) at NC State is seeking highly innovative proposals that address high-impact unmet clinical needs…
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December 9, 2020
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute grants $2.3 million to study fundamentals of immune cell activation
The large collaborative group receiving the grant includes UNC SOM’s Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD.
November 11, 2020
UNC Medical Center First in the Carolinas to Treat Heart Failure Patients Using Breakthrough CCM Therapy
Led by Anil Gehi, MD, a team of UNC Health providers used cardiac contractility modulation, an innovative minimally-invasive therapy, to help people with heart failure feel better.
October 29, 2020
UNC School of Medicine researchers and collaborators use a population health intervention to prevent an estimated 6,000 heart attacks, strokes, and deaths due to cardiovascular disease at 219 North Carolina…
September 17, 2020
A multidisciplinary team of interventionalists, electrophysiologists, and cardiac imaging specialists in the division of cardiology performed the procedure on September 16.
August 13, 2020
Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Emily Kurzon Baker from the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. Here’s what one of her patients had to say: “All the staff…
June 11, 2020
Sandeep Sainathan, MD, joins UNC Surgery as an assistant professor in the division of cardiothoracic surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, why he…
March 11, 2020
Kosovo: a country left to rebuild after crisis. Most affected are those who have the least control. At times, this can leave some of the most vulnerable, such as children…
February 27, 2020
From the age of 14, Bill Wild knew he had a heart condition. His pediatrician detected a slight heart murmur which turned out to be bicuspid aortic valve. It’s a…
February 13, 2020
The Anticoagulation Forum’s Ansell Fellowship Program has awarded the UNC School of Medicine with a grant that will fund one year of fellowship training in vascular medicine. Stephan Moll, MD,…
December 3, 2019
Margot Halpin is Flourishing After Heart Surgery at Four Months Old
September 3, 2019
The award was presented August 31 at the World Congress of Cardiology in Paris.
February 21, 2019
Anil Kishin Gehi, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, has been awarded the Sewell Family-McAllister Distinguished Professorship in Electrophysiology. The professorship is designed to recognize an…
January 30, 2019
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Jiandong Liu, PhD, found that an RNA-binding protein called Lin28 is crucial for pathological hypertrophy, an enlargement of the heart associated with diverse…