Research: The Relentless Pursuit of a Better World

From the bench to the bedside, Carolina's research enterprise is among the nation's most prolific. Having made extraordinary advances in fields such as biomedical engineering, cancer and big data, the University has become a worldwide leader among premier research universities for discoveries and contributions that improve quality of life for all.

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    Vaughn and Nancy Bryson stand with Dr. Joseph Muenzer
    Health

    Pioneering Care for Rare Diseases

    Donation funds creation of center to treat and research mucopolysaccharidoses

    Anna Atencio stands on the shore of NC
    Alumni

    Surveyor and Storyteller

    An inaugural member of the Chancellor's Science Scholars is a life-long learner

    Elderly women participate in an exercise class
    Health

    Moving Toward Better Cognition

    New project seeks to pilot greater physical activity for older adults

    Student Support

    Jumping into Research

    Carolina undergrad takes advantage of research opportunities

    A small mouse is held to be tagged by researchers
    Environment

    Measuring Mitigation

    Collaborating to see how wetland mitigation affects small mammals

    Portrait of Trenette Goings
    Faculty Support

    Goings the Extra Mile

    Trenette Goings works to prevent addiction