Powell Joins Board of American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

April 2, 2019

Cynthia M. Powell, MD, has been named to the board of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. The announcement was made April 1st at the 2019 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Seattle. Dr. Powell is a Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics at UNC Children’s. “Every two years we have the opportunity to … Continued

ELGAN-ECHO Study Seeks to Understand Increase in Premature Birth Rate

April 23, 2018

North Carolina has been ranked by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as having the 12th highest premature birth rate in the country (I). According to data from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, more than 10% of births in 2016 in North Carolina occurred prior to 37 weeks of gestation (compared to 9.85% … Continued