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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    An Investment In People

    "This is an opportunity for us to continue our work investing in excellent education for the benefit of the entire state."


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    “It’s simply unacceptable in today’s society that people lack access to basic medical or dental care.”


    HIV: Moving the Field Ahead

    "Some felt it was irresponsible to use the word 'cure'..."