Research & Innovation Lead the Way at UNC Health Care

Clinical research is medical research that involves people who volunteer to participate in carefully conducted medical investigations. These investigations help to increase knowledge and understanding so we can determine better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent human diseases.

The partnering of UNC Health Care network hospitals with UNC Research fosters mutually beneficial collaborations for clinical research, allowing investigators in Chapel Hill the opportunity to seek research volunteers in many areas of the state, and patients in areas formerly limited by distance the opportunity to participate on UNC research trials at facilities close to home. >>READ MORE