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  • 2021 Innovation Pilot Awards RFP – Now accepting applications!

    The Center for Health Innovation of UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine is pleased to announce the Innovation Pilot Awards for 2021. All UNC SOM and HCS employees from any owned affiliate are eligible to apply. Applications are due Tuesday, January 19, 2021.


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    UNC Health and the US Army Partner to Provide Trauma Training

    Providers at UNC Medical Center and the UNC SOM will train the U.S. Army’s Forward Resuscitation Surgical Teams and other medical personnel from Fort Bragg, NC. Military personnel will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience in UNC Medical Center’s emergency department, ICU and operating rooms.

  • Senyene Hunter and Diana Dejas

    Two UNC Neurologists are Awarded the UNC Broyhill Research Award in Child Neurology

    Drs. Senyene Hunter and Diana Dejas are this year’s recipients of the UNC Broyhill Research Award in Child Neurology. Dr. Hunter was awarded $25,000 to study novel genetic defects in participants with infantile spasms, and Dr. Cejas was awarded $12,500 to improve the transition of patients with neurodevelopment spasms from child-centered to adult-oriented care.

  • Mini Mouse Universal Genotyping Array

    UNC Researchers Developed New Tool to Enhance Value of Lab Mice in Biomedical Research

    Researchers from UNC’s Departments of Genetics and Computer Science led the international consortium to develop the Mini Mouse Universal Genotyping Array (MiniMUGA). This tool intends to improve researchers’ understanding of the genetics of mouse models. The team included 69 researchers spanning UNC, in addition to partners from six other institutions.

  • Dr. Qi Zhang

    Zhang Lab Researchers Discover Mechanism to Regulate Essential Cancer MicroRNA

    UNC School of Medicine lab of Dr. Qi Zhang utilized MRI technology to discover a mechanism to regulate microRNA. MicroRNA are essential to gene regulation, and abnormal microRNA can be linked to cancer and other diseases. Understanding the role of microRNA is important to developing better RNA-targeted therapeutics.

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