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Miller Featured in News and Observer Article as COVID Testing Expert

May 23, 2022

Melissa Miller, PhD, director of the Clinical Molecular Microbiology Laboratory at UNC Medical Center, talks with the News and Observer about why an at-home COVID test might give false-negative results and tips on how to determine if follow-up testing is needed.

Melissa Miller receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

October 26, 2021

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 … Continued

Craig Fletcher to Deliver 2021 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

September 23, 2021

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 … Continued

New Program launched for National Women’s Health Week May 9-15

May 10, 2021

  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 … Continued

Pathobiology and Translational Science Graduate Student Christian Agosto-Burgos Interviewed by Univision 40

February 15, 2021

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. … Continued

Their love of heart research brought them together, 20 years later they’re honored together for their accomplishments

November 12, 2020

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.

Dr. Melissa Miller and Colleagues Recognized for Developing a Rapid COVID-19 Test

September 29, 2020

Dr. Melissa Miller and her colleagues at UNC Hospitals have been recognized by the national media for working around the clock to develop a rapid COVID-19 test. The story aired on the “Today” show on NBC on March 19, 2020. Dr. Miller is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UNC and Director of the Clinical Microbiology and … Continued