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  • An artist rendering of Roper Hall.

    Future medical students to train in Roper Hall

    When the UNC School of Medicine’s new Medical Education Building is completed in 2022 it will be named in honor of Dr. Bill Roper, former Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health.

  • A doctor talks with a patient.

    $1 million gift furthers study focused on reducing breast cancer disparities

    Rich and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer’s gift funds UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Carolina Breast Cancer Study, which is investigating how the causes, treatments and long-term outcomes of breast cancer differ between Black women and white women.

  • Tim Sheahan working in a lab.

    A pandemic game changer

    Clinical trials led by Drs. William Fischer and Tim Sheahan at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill showed that a new pill treatment eliminates the COVID-19 virus in patients.