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UNC is on the edge of tomorrow’s medical advancements


The UNC School of Medicine is in the 94th percentile among public medical schools for federal grants and contracts, with $511 million in federal funding, an increase of 22% in the past 5 years. We’re on the leading edge of medical breakthroughs thanks in large part to our commitment to bringing together diverse people and perspectives to collaborate on today’s health challenges from the bench to bedside. We are also a driving force in the global research mission of UNC-Chapel Hill, which as a whole conducts $1.1 billion of research activity, making UNC-Chapel Hill the 11th largest research university in the United States.​

Facts and Figures

$500M+ in Research Funding
2 Nobel Prize Winners
57 Interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, & Programs
34 NIH Training Programs

Areas of Research

Awards and Honors

The latest awards and honors for the faculty and staff at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine

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