Sciences: Seeking Positively Disruptive Change

The most successful universities use their expertise to better society. Poised to lead the way in translating theoretical knowledge into real-world solutions for some of the world's biggest problems, Carolina is building the groundwork to move interidisciplinary innovation forward. By bringing faculty and students together in a collaborative environment that connects life and social sciences with health and biomedical sciences, we will deliver those solutions to more people, faster.

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    Research

    Breaking Down Precision Medicine

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

    Health

    Leading the Next Generation of Nurse Leaders

    "Where Carolina Nursing and its graduates lead, improvement follows."

    Global Impact

    Making Childbirth Safer for Mothers Worldwide

    “In many parts of the world, the days surrounding childbirth are the riskiest period a mother and her newborn will ever face.”

    Health

    To Inspire the Next Generation

    Dr. Melina Kibbe is sharing a message of perseverance with other young women.

    Donor

    The Tools to Change the World

    “I train students who aren’t afraid to be different and strive to leave their own mark on society.”

    Community

    No Quick Fixes

    Carolina researchers are working to reduce nationwide opioid overdose.