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Striving for Scientific Advancement


The UNC Department of Radiology, aligned with the mission of the UNC School of Medicine, strives to improve the health and well-being of citizens of the State of North Carolina. We integrate the three pillars of the School of Medicine — education, research, and clinical care — with the leadership, excellence, and experience of the Department faculty. The Department aspires to be at the forefront of where basic science has an immediate impact on clinical care. We do this through research both in our radiological science teams as well as within our clinical divisions.

Research at UNC Radiology

47+ Million

In research dollars since 2019
(8.3+ Million in FY 2023)

NIH Ranking

Top 10 Public School in NIH
Research Rankings


First in the U.S. FDA approved clinical trial to be conducted at UNC