A Message from the Interim Chair

Kevin Kelly125x182Nearly one in five children will have a chronic or complex illness during childhood that will require care by a pediatric subspecialist. The Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine is here to meet and overcome the medical challenges children face, and to get them back out there laughing and playing again.




NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research

FAI labOne in every 13 children across the country has a food allergy, or, roughly two in every classroom. Thanks to a $42.7 million investment from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from UNC Children’s and six other leading food allergy institutions will continue to work together to reduce the prevalence of and treat food allergies. Read more >>

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