Welcome to UNC Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Services and Laboratories

The McLendon Clinical Laboratories (MCL) provide clinical services in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine to UNC Hospitals. The MCL web site includes the available clinical services and laboratory tests, test forms and requisitions, test specifications, and the MCL directory.


Departmental Information and Directories 

Directories of our faculty members with linked biosketches, departmental leadership, and administrative staff are online. Also online are recent annual reports, a history of the Department, and a photographic archive of our faculty, trainees, and graduate students. 


Clinical Training Programs

Our Residency Program in Pathology at UNC Hospitals is a four-year, combined anatomic and clinical pathology (AP/CP) program. We offer fellowships in clinical chemistry, immunology, laboratory genetics & genomics, microbiology, molecular genetic pathology, cytopathology, forensic pathology, hematopathology, nephropathology, surgical pathology, and transfusion medicine. 

Doctoral and Post-doctoral Studies

Our Graduate Program in Pathobiology and Translational Science offers a Ph.D. degree in experimental pathology and is aligned with specialized graduate training certificate programs. We also offer post-doctoral fellowships in research and in four clinical laboratories. 


Research Services and Core Laboratories

A variety of research services for scientists are available in our core lab facilities. These core labs include Translational PathologyAnimal HistopathologyAnimal Clinical Chemistry & Gene ExpressionMicroscopy Services, and Oligonucleotide Synthesis.


Seminars and Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Grand Rounds is a weekly seminar series scheduled during the fall and spring semesters. Grand Rounds seminars are designated CME activities. The Pathobiology and Translational Science Seminar Series runs biweekly during the spring semester. Our 2016 Annual CME Symposium focused on genitourinary pathology and was held April 9.