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Spanheimer and Collaborators Advance Depth of Exploration in How Breast Tumors Become Resistant to Therapy

March 6, 2024

Dr. Philip Spanheimer is an Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology whose work at UNC began in 2019. He specializes in treatment of breast cancers, complex skin cancers, sarcoma, endocrine surgery, and general oncology.  His clinical research focuses on surgical management of cancer and patient outcomes, bringing a patient centered focus to the laboratory to understand disease … Read more

Ikonomidis Receives NIH R56 Award from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

September 28, 2022

Congratulations to John Ikonomidis, MD, PhD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery on his NIH R56 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for “Device-Based Pathway Intervention: Mechanistic Study of Cellular Localization of Proteolytic Enzymes in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Disease”. 

Yeh and Collaborators receive 5 year NIH U01 Award

September 28, 2022

Dr. Jen Jen Yeh, in collaboration with Drs. Naim Rashid (UNC Biostatistis) and Susan Tsai (Medical College of Wisconsin) received a $4,616,009 NIH U01 award for the period 9/1/2022 – 8/31/2027 from the National Cancer Institute for the project entitled, “Integrating tumor and stroma to understand and predict treatment response”.

UNC Aortic Network – Fenestrated or Branched Endovascular Aortic Repair (F-BEVAR)

December 16, 2021

The Stars Aligned for Patient with Extensive Aortic Aneurysm Diagnosis In July of 2013, 60-year-old Cynthia Stingone, known to her friends and family as Cindy, had a persistent cold and cough. Living in Homestead, Florida, with her husband, they enjoyed the sun and sand while dealing with the occasional hurricanes and palmetto bugs that come … Read more

Customized Stent-Grafts for Patients

December 16, 2021

Starting His Care with UNC Harvey Jeffries is a former Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the Gillings School of Public Health. Over the years he has received support from doctors at UNC, making yearly trips for his annual physical with William J Yount, MD. “Dr. Yount had seen me for … Read more

Katharine McGinigle Receives Award from Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation

November 15, 2021

Congratulations to Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. McGinigle received an award from the Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation (SVS) for her work entitled, “Using Precision Medicine to Define Adaptive Treatment Strategies for Patients with Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia.” The award is in the amount of $25,000. The mission … Read more