Welcome to UNC Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Graduate Studies

Our Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Pathology provides a unique environment for predoctoral and postdoctoral training in experimental pathology. Nationally and internationally renowned investigators provide laboratory research opportunities that use multifaceted approaches and state-of-the-art techniques to explore the pathogenesis of a wide range of human diseases.

Clinical Training Programs

Our Residency Program in anatomic and clinical pathology is an ACGME-accredited, four-year training program. We also offer Fellowships in clinical chemistry, clinical cytogenetics, clinical molecular genetics, molecular genetic pathology, cytopathology, forensic pathology, hematopathology, microbiology, nephropathology, surgical pathology, and transfusion medicine.

Research Core Laboratories

Research services for scientists are available in the Translational Pathology Lab, the Animal Clinical Chemistry & Gene Expression Labs, the Microscopy Services Lab, the Oligonucleotide Synthesis Core Facility, and the Mass Spectrometry Core Facility.

Clinical Laboratories

The McLendon Clinical Laboratories provide clinical services in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine to UNC Hospitals. The Labs' Manual includes a directory, test information, forms and requisitions, antibiograms, and other information.

Departmental Information

Our Faculty Directory and Administrative Directory are online. An overview of the Department, recent annual reports, and a photographic archive of faculty and trainees dating back to 1948 are also online.

Seminars and Annual CME Course

Grand Rounds is the Department's weekly seminar series. The topic for our 2014 Annual CME Event on Saturday, March 29, was "Review of Bone and Soft Tissue Lesions for the Practicing Pathologist."