UNC Health Care

Category: Awards

Dr. Michael Knowles is principal investigator for the RDCRN.

October 8, 2014

UNC awarded $6.25 million renewal grant by NIH Rare Diseases Resear...

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.25 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).

Awards, Clinical Trials, Research

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May-Britt and Edvard Moser

October 7, 2014

Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize: a Nobel Prize Predictor

Six winners of a not so famous award based at UNC have gone on to win the highest honor in medicine.

Awards, Neurology

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UNC Chapel

September 26, 2014

11 UNC Health Care nurses chosen as ‘Great 100 Nurses of Nort...

The prestigious list recognizes registered nurses for their outstanding professional abilities and commitment to improving health care in their communities.

Awards, Nursing

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Terry Magnuson

September 24, 2014

The Geneticist

With his selection to the NIH Council of Councils, Terry Magnuson, PhD, becomes the first UNC scientist appointed to the board dedicated to funding the biggest ideas in medical research.

Awards, Genetics

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July 28, 2014

UNC Health Care receives 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support...

UNC Health Care receives nation’s highest honor for supporting Guard and Reserve employees.


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Reid Wilson

March 27, 2014

Wilson honored for advocacy work on anxiety disorders

Reid Wilson, PhD, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry in the UNC School of Medicine, was honored this week with the Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the highest honor in the field of anxiety disorders.

Awards, Mental Health, Psychiatry

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Joining the exclusive ranks of just 40 other ACS-verified pediatric trauma centers across the country

January 14, 2014

N.C. Children’s Hospital Triangle‚Äôs first American College of...

UNC Hospitals is home to the Triangle’s only pediatric trauma program recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children; one of only five in entire Southeast.


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UNC Chapel

November 6, 2013

UNC researchers win drug-discovery awards from pharmaceutical giant...

GlaxoSmithKline drug-discovery competition winners aim to find a new cancer therapy and a novel way to regulate male fertility, projects spearheaded by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine.

Awards, Cancer, Fertility, Pharmacology, Research

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Eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing.

July 16, 2013

UNC Hospitals, UNC Health Care System Affiliates Recognized by U.S....

Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Healthcare and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2013 rankings.


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Dr. Oliver Smithies

March 25, 2013

Smithies named to first class of the Fellows of the AACR Academy

Dr. Oliver Smithies, Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, is a 2007 Nobel Laureate whose work revolutionized research into the genetic basis of cancer.

Awards, Cancer, Genetics, Research

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Ralph S. Baric

September 7, 2012

Baric and Heise receive $21.4M from NIAID to study life-threatening...

Scientists at UNC’s schools of public health and medicine will lead a five-year, $21.4 million research study that could result in more effective treatments for life-threatening virus infections of the lung and central nervous system.

Awards, Grants, Research, Studies, Treatment

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