Dani Burns, MBA, has been named the associate chair for administration for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She began her work in the role on August 1. Burns most recently served as a business manager in the SOM Office of Finance and Business Operations. Burns first joined in UNC-Chapel Hill in 2016 as … Read more
Jonathon W. Homeister, MD, PhD, to Receive 2024 American Society for Investigative Pathology Robbins Distinguished Educator Award The 2024 recipient of the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) Robbins Distinguished Educator Award is Dr. Jonathon W. Homeister, an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina School … Read more
UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratories perform millions of clinical tests annually. Its largest specialized division, chemistry, tests over 1,500,000 samples annually. The faculty, fellows and residents of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine review and process these tests, completing potentially life-saving work every day. https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2023/04/university-saved-by-the-lab
Congratulations to Melissa Miller, PhD for receiving the 2021 Governor’s Award for Excellence. The Governor’s Award for Excellence is the highest honor a state employee may receive for dedicated service to the State of North Carolina and its citizens. The award gives us an opportunity to recognize exemplary state employees whose service and contributions go … Read more
Please mark your calendars for this year’s Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture, which will be held virtually on Thursday, November 18, 2021. The event will open at 3:45 p.m. with the lecture scheduled to commence at 4:00 p.m. Craig Fletcher, DVM, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology … Read more
This week the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research is sponsoring a poster session highlighting research accomplished by faculty, students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is excited to use this event as an opportunity to announce the newly launched Women’s Health Multidisciplinary Consortium (WHMC), whose mission is … Read more
Christian Agosto-Burgos, Pathobiology & Translational Science Graduate Student was recently interviewed by Univision 40. He explains how natural, and vaccine-mediated immunity are different, why individuals develop the disease more than once, why it is important to receive the two doses of the vaccine, what is a variant, and why are they emerging in different locations. … Read more
Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and associate director of the McAllister Heart Institute, has received the prestigious Emerging Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a part of the NIH. The award includes $6.5 million in funding over seven years.
Li Qian, PhD, and Jiandong Liu, PhD, associate professors in the department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, have each won prestigious Established Investigator Awards from the American Heart Association for their separate research on how to heal damaged heart tissue. Their own hearts belong to each other, and the family they’ve built together both at home and at the UNC School of Medicine.