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    Noone Receives 2019 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

    Peadar Gerard Noone, MD, professor of medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, and medical director of the UNC Center for Bronchiectasis Care, has received the 2019 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, presented by The Arthur P. Gold Foundation. Noone was honored with the award at the 2019 UNC School of Medicine commencement on Saturday, May 1 … Continued

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    Featured Administrator: Hannah Little Serves the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine

    Hannah Little is the next featured administrator in our series, recognizing those who ensure operations are managed efficiently to support faculty, staff, and trainees in their pursuit of education, research and clinical care. Division administrators like Little focus on achieving continuous improvement in the quality and the value of our work, for those we support and the patien … Continued

  • scott-donaldson

    Donaldson Study Shows Ivacaftor Improves Mucociliary Clearance

    Scott H. Donaldson, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is first author on a new study that shows restoring the activity of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductant regulator (CFTR) using the therapeutic agent Ivacaftor can lead to significant improvements in physiologic assessments. Cystic fibrosis is caused by various mutations … Continued

  • Ric Boucher, MD

    UNC School of Medicine researchers receive $9.96 million U.S. DoD grant

    The US Department of Defense tabbed UNC Marsico Lung Institute researchers led by Richard Boucher, MD, and Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to study the adverse effects of inhaling toxic fumes from burn pits in the field.

  • Dr. William Fischer

    New York Times Article Features Pulmonary’s Dr. William Fischer

    Dr. Fischer from the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine has been featured in a NY Times article discussing the success of experimental treatments for Ebola in Central Africa.

  • Wanda O'Neal, PhD, is featured in a video talking about her cystic fibrosis research

    The Heart of a Researcher

    At the UNC School of Medicine, researchers come to their work through various paths. For Wanda O’Neal, PhD, her tireless dedication to researching cystic fibrosis and lung conditions was born from a very personal place — a family with six kids with cystic fibrosis.

  • Dr. James Donohue was filmed for a video that honors him with the Breathing for Life award.

    Dr. James Donohue Receives the Breathing for Life Award

    James F. Donohue, MD, was honored with the Breathing for Life Award at the Tenth Annual American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in San Diego, California. The Breathing for Life Award is the highest honor given by the Foundation for philanthropy, scientific achievement, and commitment to mentorship.

  • Frank Sands

    Double Lung Transplant Recipient Breathes New Life at 79, Creates Endowed Professorship

    For patients with end-stage chronic lung disease, every breath is tiresome and difficult. When the disease is no longer responsive to medical therapies, a lung transplant is a possibility for patients under the age of 70. This is the tale of two double lung transplants and one enduring tribute.