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 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 available 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 program in anatomic and clinical pathology. We offer fellowships in clinical chemistry, cytopathology, forensic pathology, hematopathology, immunology, laboratory genetics & genomics, microbiology, molecular genetic pathology, renal pathology, 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 closely aligned with specialized graduate training certificate programs. We also have 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 CME seminar series scheduled during the fall and spring semesters. The Pathobiology & Translational Science Seminar Series runs biweekly during the spring semester. Our 2016 Annual CME Symposium was April 9 and focused on genitourinary pathology. Our 2016 Annual Research Symposium was on October 13.