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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    Multiplier Effect

    Former Chancellor’s Science Scholar Jeliyah Clark ’18 studies links between the environment and birth outcomes.

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    Conducting Prevention Research

    New study to help patients avoid a second stroke

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    Improving Patient Care

    FDA clears new 3D dental x-ray device based on UNC research.