DEPARTMENT NEWS

Dr. Shannon Carson Discusses Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at UNC in Chair's Corner Podcast

This episode features Dr. Shannon Carson, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in an interview with Dr. Ron Falk about UNC's work in the field of lung disease and critical care.

Joshua Zeidner Raises Awareness for Bone Marrow Donor Needs with Superior Court Judge Carl Fox

Superior Court Judge Carl Fox hosted a “UNC Heroes” fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Sunday, April 24 in Carrboro, NC. Judge Fox was appointed as the first black District Attorney in North Carolina in 1984 and became Senior Superior Court Judge in 2005. He was diagnosed in 2015 with a type of blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome.

TARC Physicians in the News for Pioneering "Alpha-Gal" Allergy Work

The Thurston Arthritis Research Center has been featured in the news recently for its work on alpha-gal, an allergy to red meat that has been linked to tick bites. TARC physicians Maya Jerath, MD, PhD and Scott Commins, MD, PhD were both interviewed by national and local news media to raise awareness regarding this often serious but frequently undiagnosed allergy.