Innovations happen every day at UNC, so we started the Impact Series to share breakthroughs, new areas of study and knowledge, and knowledge. Hear from the leading researchers and distinguished doctors at UNC as they share their work.

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The Early Detection Difference

Posted 4 months ago

Cynthia Powell, MD, Professor in the Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism, has dedicated her career to the improvement and implementation of advanced newborn screenings to identify rare diseases. In the U.S., the term “rare disease” applies to treatable conditions … Continued

Fighting the Wave of Diabetes

Posted 4 months ago

One in three Americans will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Or, UNC Diabetes Care Center founder and director John Buse puts it, “Anyone who is reading this article needs to look to the right and the left. One of those … Continued

The Journey to Hope and Healing

Posted 5 months ago

Autoimmune diseases are the third most common category of disease in the United States after cancer and heart disease, although they do not receive as much attention or awareness. Autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to attack normal tissues in … Continued