Back by popular demand: 2009 UNC Mini-Medical School

Monday, February 9, 2009 — The annual Mini-Medical School series is back again with a program of lectures and discussions hosted by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Designed especially for nonmedical people, this year’s event features the following topics: “Very Small Wonders: Nanotechnology in Medicine;” “Bug Wars: Bacterial Infections;” and “Personalized Medicine.”

The series starts March 3, with two other sessions on March 10 and March 17. It takes place in Chapel Hill at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Friday Center Drive from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Parking is plentiful and free. The series is open to the general public and is intended for a broad range of individuals who enjoy learning about issues in clinical care and research.

For a brochure and registration details, go to

School of Medicine contact: Les Lang, (919) 966-9366,
News Services contact: Patric Lane, (919) 962-8596,


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