March

UNC medical school opens new global health office

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is opening a new office designed to act as a hub for global health activities within the school.

UNC medical school opens new global health office - Read More…

UNC's Bear named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

UNC's Bear named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

Thursday, March 26, 2009 — James Bear, Ph.D., associate professor of cell and developmental biology in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been selected to receive a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist Award.

UNC's Bear named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist - Read More…

Dr. Bill Roper comments on U.S. health care reform

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 — Dr. Bill Roper, dean of UNC's School of Medicine, comments on the future of health care reform in the U.S.

Dr. Bill Roper comments on U.S. health care reform - Read More…

Carolina honors Dr. Etta Pisano with women's advancement award

Carolina honors Dr. Etta Pisano with women's advancement award

Monday, March 23, 2009 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored three individuals with University Awards for the Advancement of Women today (March 23). A reception for winners was held this afternoon at the Campus Y to help kick off the campus’ 12th annual Women’s Week.

Carolina honors Dr. Etta Pisano with women's advancement award - Read More…

Medical students match, but there still are gaps

Friday, March 20, 2009 — UNC's 156 fourth-year med students participated in Match Day yesterday.

Medical students match, but there still are gaps - Read More…

UNC professor elected to American Academy of Microbiology board

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 — Peter H. Gilligan, Ph.D., a professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been elected to the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Microbiology.

UNC professor elected to American Academy of Microbiology board - Read More…

Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission

Thursday, March 5, 2009 — A group of leading academic and industry scientists has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.

Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission - Read More…

UNC microbiologist receives national Young Investigator Award

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 — The American Society for Microbiology has awarded Melissa Miller, Ph.D., an associate professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, its 2009 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Young Investigator Award.

UNC microbiologist receives national Young Investigator Award - Read More…