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  • Dr. Faisal Syed

    UNC Cardiologists Perform X-ray Free Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

    UNC cardiologists performed the first X-ray free atrial fibrillation ablation on February 15. The procedure was performed by Dr. Faisal Syed, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellow Dr. Greg Harris. X-ray free atrial fibrillation ablation is available in only a limited number of medical centers regionally. Cathe … Continued

  • Michael W. Fried, MD

    Fried receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

    Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.

  • Melissa Caughey, PhD

    Raising Awareness About Heart Disease in Younger Women

    Dr. Melissa Caughey of UNC Cardiology is interviewed by Self magazine about her research showing increasing rates of heart attack in women between the ages of 35 and 54. The research study, Twenty Year Trends and Sex Differences in Young Adults Hospitalized with Acute Myocardial Infarction: The ARIC Community Surveillance Study was recently published in Circulation.

  • Qian and Arora Recognized as Health Care Heroes

    Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and associate director of the McAllister Heart Institute, and cardiology fellow Sameer Arora, MD, have been recognized by the Triangle Business Journal as 2019 Health Care Heroes. The awards celebrate accomplishments in all areas of medicine.

  • Samuel Cykert, MD

    UNC Researchers Dramatically Reduce Racial Disparities in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Treatment

    The UNC Department of Medicine’s Samuel Cykert, MD, from the division of general medicine, led a five-year, multi-institutional trial aimed at reducing the disparity in treatment and outcomes for black lung cancer patients versus white lung cancer patients.

  • Small group discussions enabled faculty to identify opportunities for enhanced support.

    Medicine Holds Research Faculty Conference

    Research forum encouraged collaborations among research faculty in the Department of Medicine.

  • Michael W. Fried, MD

    Fried Receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

    Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.

  • Sameer Arora, MD and George "Rick" Stouffer, MD

    New York Times Article Cites Study By Arora, Stouffer and Caughey

    A journalist recounts his near-death experience and cites UNC’s heart attack research, recognizing that the number of younger heart attack victims is increasing.

  • Dr. James F. Donohue

    Donohue Ranks in Top 10 National COPD Experts

    Expertscape has recognized Dr. James F. Donohue as a national leader in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  • Joseph Eron, MD (Credit: Bradley Allf)

    Eron Appointed Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

    Ronald Falk, MD, chairman of the UNC Department of Medicine, has announced that Joseph Eron, MD, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases.