UNC Health Care

Category: Babies

Spence Smith

January 9, 2017

The science of baby’s first sight

UNC scientists conduct seminal experiments to unveil how early-in-life visual experiences – simply trying to see – sculpt a particular subnetwork of brain circuitry we need in order to see properly.

Babies, Eye Health, Pediatric Medicine, Research

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Illustration of a baby with genetic helix inside the silhouette.

September 4, 2013

UNC partners with NIH to explore genomic testing for newborns

Researchers at UNC plan to sequence the entire genome of 400 infants to determine what useful clinical data can be acquired through the tests.

Babies, Genetics, Genome, Research

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