Let’s Get Clinical

May 20, 2024

Researchers across Carolina manage clinical trials to get novel treatments and interventions into the hands of those who need them most.

Everywhere Chemical Exposure

March 25, 2024

Stephanie Engel uses scans of children’s brains to study the developmental effects of chemicals widely used in plastic products called phthalates.

RUNC: Matthew Lu

October 4, 2023

Matthew Lu aids vaccine development for chlamydia.

Hope for “Butterflies”

September 27, 2023

The UNC Turner Syndrome Clinic provides multidisciplinary care to improve the lives of patients, also known as “butterflies.”

Getting the Lead Out

April 13, 2023

Jordan April is establishing a national database that will empower residents facing health concerns about lead exposure in their homes.

RUNC: Margot Midkiff

October 12, 2022

Margot Midkiff strives to help communities hit by natural disasters.

Iheoma U. Iruka

February 9, 2022

Iheoma U. Iruka is a research professor in the Department of Public Policy within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences and founding director of the Equity Research Action Coalition within the FPG Child Development Institute. She studies how to promote the health, wealth, and educational excellence of minoritized children and children from low-income households.

Anna Geib

October 27, 2021

Anna Geib is a junior double-majoring in exercise and sport science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences and nutrition within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. She studies how diet and exercise improve the quality and length of life in different populations and is particularly interested in how it can mitigate the risks of space flight.

A High-Tech Solution to Hunger

August 24, 2021

With a passion for technology, a drive to make a real-world impact in their community, and some help from UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, three local high school students created Pantry Patrol, a user-friendly application designed to help food pantries better combat hunger.