Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WUFBMC) encompasses Wake Forest University Health Sciences which includes the School of Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Physicians. WUFBMC is a preeminent critical care, research, patient care, physician training and education center. Notable research centers include Biomolecular imaging, a primate center, brain tumor, cancer, alcohol, and aging.

Address
Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Website
http://www1.wfubmc.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_Forest_University_Baptist_Medical_Center

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Oncology & Cancer

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Space Exploration

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Paleontology & Fossils

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Business

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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Space Exploration

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