Pharmacology and toxicology, which are separate disciplines at UNC, both ranked 2nd, behind only Harvard. UNC endocrinology/metabolism ranked 8th. These three areas were the only disciplines ranked in the top 10.
Here are the other UNC disciplines that were ranked:
Gastroenterology / Hepatology, 11th
Infectious Diseases, 11th
Public, Environmental, Occupational Health, 13th
Clinical Medicine, 25th
Molecular Biology and Genetics, 25th
Cell Biology, 30th
Radiology / Nuclear Medicine / Medical Imaging, 32nd
Neuroscience and Behavior, 44th
Biology and Biochemistry, 46th
Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology, 53rd
From the U.S. News & World Report:
“Universities from the United States and more than 80 other countries have been ranked based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations. Students can use these rankings to explore the higher education options that exist beyond their own countries’ borders and to compare key aspects of schools’ research missions. These are the world’s nearly 1,500 top universities.
Read more here, including about the methodology.
News courtesy of UNC SOM News Room.