Past Events

Events which have already happened.

Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, and yet the function of sleep and its implications for us remain somewhat of a mystery.

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17th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium

Presenters include Frank Polleux, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University; Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD, John Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology at University of California-San Francisco; and Elizabeth M. C. Hillman, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.

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Brain Surgery through the Ages

Since the first brain surgery with the trephinations (making a hole in the skull) done in ancient times to the more recent developments of placing stimulating electrodes directly into the brain to treat disorders such as Parkinson’s disease; neurosurgery has proved an exciting and at times revolutionary field.

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Terra Incognita: Explorations of Consciousness

What is consciousness and how does it come about? The answers to these questions are not clear.

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Noah K. Duncan Visiting Professor Lectureship

Visiting Neurosurgery professor, Dr. Judy Huang, will present on the topic, “Tailored Management of Arteriovenous Malformations.”

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UNC Health Care's First System-Wide Stroke Consortium Meeting

UNC Health Care's first system-wide stroke consortium meeting will be held on Friday, August 26th, 10am-2pm.

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Stroll and Roll

Formerly known as "Walk with a Doc"

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Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk

The Head for the Cure Walk/Run raises money and awareness about the need for research on brain tumors.

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