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Medical Student Investigates the Science of Aging

July 15, 2015

Visiting Osaka, Japan, Ayumi Nakamura is never disappointed. She sees them all the time – 90-year old women and men riding bikes, carrying groceries, walking briskly to shops along busy thoroughfares. She’s lived there before. She visits her grandparents in … Continued

Returning the Favor

April 10, 2015

Guam was a new experience for Bruce Cairns, who grew up in Chapel Hill, completed his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins, medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and surgery residency and trauma and critical care fellowships at the University … Continued

UNC Project-China Uses Crowdsourcing to Promote HIV Testing

December 19, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Project-China partnered with Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Global on a successful project that used crowdsourcing to promote awareness of the importance of HIV testing among men who have sex with … Continued

Two UNC Doctors Participating in Ebola Clinical Trial

December 16, 2014

Two physicians from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine are participating in an Ebola treatment clinical trial now underway in Liberia — one of the West African nations hardest hit by the current Ebola outbreak. William A. Fischer II and … Continued

The Med Student from Oak Creek Village

December 8, 2014

The life Kate Magee lives as a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill medical student is a full one, there’s no doubt about it. There’s studying, classes and more studying. But there’s even more that makes it fulfilling for … Continued

The Art of War

December 4, 2014

Tim Weiner, pediatric surgeon at N.C. Children’s Hospital, could see the dusty structure rising from the hill less than a mile away from base, near the village of Qalat, Afghanistan. “They call it Alexander’s Castle – or The Castle,” says … Continued