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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    Health

    Advancing Cancer Research and Care Across Carolina and the Globe

    As a nationally recognized cancer researcher and current director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Care Center, Shelton “Shelley” Earp is as comfortable in the lab as he is cheering for the Tar Heels in the Dean Dome.

    Research

    Breaking Down Precision Medicine

    UNC Lineberger designs, develops and delivers CAR-T therapy to to attack cancers.

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    Autism

    Bridging Autism Research and Real-World Practice

    “This is the first step in building a bridge between research and practice.”