Remembering Chirayath (Suchi) Suchindran

March 29, 2023
Dr. Chirayath (Suchi) Madhavan Suchindran, fellow emeritus at the Carolina Population Center and professor emeritus of the Department of Biostatistics at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

Kosorok honored with George W. Snedecor Award

March 24, 2023
Dr. Michael R. Kosorok has been named the 2023 recipient of the George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies.

The Abstract: March 6, 2023

March 6, 2023
Kosorok honored with George W. Snedecor Award, and Gillings faculty receive funding for new research.

Staying involved and giving back

January 31, 2023
Dr. Todd A. Durham and his wife, Dr. Heidi P. Durham, are planning for the future. They’re not just thinking of themselves but also about family, their state and public health. They recently made a planned gift by donating an independent retirement account to the Gillings School, Todd's alma mater to support priority initiatives under the discretion of the dean. Read about why he views this as a good investment in the future.

Gillings study shows updated bivalent boosters are more effective at preventing hospitalization and death from omicron

January 25, 2023
Researchers at the Gillings School found that bivalent boosters are more effective than original monovalent boosters at preventing COVID-19-related hospitalization and death, according to a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine.

In memory of Dr. Craig Turnbull

December 20, 2022
Prolific researcher and dedicated mentor Dr. Craig Turnbull has passed away. He had a profound personal and professional impact on the Gillings School of Global Public Health, especially undergraduate students for whom he advocated and worked tirelessly – ensuring they had a home at the School.

UNC researchers to use $3 million grant to improve cervical cancer screening and treatment

December 16, 2022
The National Cancer Institute has awarded UNC researchers a five-year, $3 million grant to help develop studies to assess approaches to scalable, cost-effective screening and treatment strategies to prevent cervical cancer among women living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries and in underserved communities in the U.S.

The Abstract: November 21, 2022

November 21, 2022
Faculty receive funding for new and interdisciplinary projects, and Gillings community members are honored for impact, research and scholarship.

UNC pancreatic cancer therapy studies backed by 5-year, $10.9 million NIH SPORE grant

October 20, 2022
The National Cancer Institute has awarded UNC researchers $10.9 million in funding to further enhance treatment solutions for pancreatic cancer by focusing on key challenges to identifying, producing and directing new therapies.

Pancreatic cancer researchers receive large grant from National Cancer Institute

October 19, 2022
The National Cancer Institute awarded $9.3 million in support of two five-year research projects led by researchers at UNC.

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