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UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Edgecombe

$12734269 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Edgecombe County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Edgecombe County

  • Researchers with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, funded by the National Cancer Institute, aim to reduce cancer health disparities among Black patients.
  • With funding from the National Cancer Institute, the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center studies ways to reduce health disparities in cancer patients.
  • Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the UNC School of Government maintains a dashboard to assist N.C. utility managers and local officials with benchmarking residential water and wastewater rates against multiple attributes.