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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    Making Progress

    A drug with potential to treat COVID-19 symptoms is moving to human clinical trials.



    "I wanted to be that kind of support for teachers."


    COVID-19 testing at UNC Medical Center

    On Monday, March 16, Dr. Melissa Miller and her team began testing patients for COVID-19 at UNC Medical Center.