Susan Wilson is an associate professor of neurology in the UNC School of Medicine and a stroke nurse practitioner at the UNC Comprehensive Stroke Center. Her research focuses on early screening, treatment, and healthcare quality improvement for strokes, as well as post-stroke depression.
Susan Girdler is a psychiatry and psychology professor and director of the UNC Psychiatry Stress and Health Research Program within the UNC School of Medicine. Her research focuses on reproductive mood disorders in women. She helped create the Women in Science Deserve Opportunities and Mentoring (WISDOM) program and is president of the Association for Professional Women in Medical Sciences.
Eliana Perrin oversees the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Research Development as an associate vice chancellor for research. She is also a tenured professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and a nationally known researcher in the area of child health — particularly obesity prevention and treatment.
Folami Ideraabdullah is an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics in the UNC School of Medicine and a researcher at the Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis. Her research looks at the genetic differences between individuals to determine how the cells in the body respond to changes in diet.
Aziz Sancar attributes his award-winning success to those who collaborated with him over the years.
Maya Styner shows how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.
The story of UNC’s decades-long fight against HIV and its implications for the battle against other deadly diseases.
UNC microbiologists pinpoint a gene that makes RSV one of the deadliest infections a baby can get.