Successful Peanut Allergy Clinical Trial Results Published in NEJM

November 20, 2018

The treatment, AR101 from Aimmune Therapeutics, was based on research conducted in the lab of Wesley Burks, MD. It significantly increased the amount of peanut protein tolerated. UNC’s Edwin Kim, MD, MS, was PI at the UNC site of this international trial.

Genetics and Metabolism

November 5, 2018

Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism offers diagnosis management and genetic counseling for children and adults with disorders that are known or suspected to be inherited (passed down from a family member), resulting from a change in a person’s genetic code. Such disorders include birth defects, chromosomal abnormalities, unexplained mental retardation and inborn errors of metabolism (the process of how substances in cells or tissues are broken down for energy or are synthesized).

Heritable Change

September 10, 2018

A family faces a genetic condition with a nine-syllable name and meets a UNC doctor who studies it. The result has changed the way we treat the condition – and changed the outlook for people with it.

Thankful for HealthLink

September 10, 2018

Liam and his family have a holiday story that is probably more interesting than yours. Thanks to HealthLink, it has a happy ending.

NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research

September 7, 2018

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.

Pediatric Cardiology

July 9, 2018

Pediatric Cardiology offers modern, comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with known or suspected heart disease.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

July 8, 2018

Pediatric Emergency Medicine provides the highest quality and technologically advanced emergency medical care to ill and injured children in the Triangle area, as well as throughout the state. UNC Children’s emergency department offers a full range of primary, tertiary, and quaternary subspecialty care attached to the Triangle’s only Level I pediatric trauma center (one of only 41 in the entire U.S.).

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 7, 2018

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes studies and treats diseases and disorders of the glands in children. Endocrine diseases include growth problems; deficiencies or excesses of hormones from the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal or pancreas; disorders of sex differentiation; and diabetes.