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The Man from Kansas
Born in a former frontier town, UNC graduate student Patrick McCarter explores how our cells respond to dangerous changes in their environment.
Located in News / 2015 / April
New deep-brain imaging reveals separate functions for nearly identical neurons
For the first time, UNC neuroscientist Garret Stuber, PhD, imaged activity patterns of individual brain cells in freely moving mice to link specific basic behaviors to particular neurons.
Located in News / 2015 / January
UNC scientists pinpoint how a single genetic mutation increases autism risk
The research shows the precise cellular mechanisms that could increase risk for the disorder and how an existing drug might help thousands of people with autism.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Scientists identify gene vital for rebuilding intestine after cancer treatment
Protecting the gastrointestinal system during chemotherapy or radiation could allow patients to tolerate more aggressive treatments to attack tumors.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Part-Time Playwright
For more than three decades, playwriting has been a hobby for UNC researcher Keith Burridge, PhD. Later this month, his play “The First Woman President” will be performed at a theater festival in New York City.
Located in News / 2016 / October
Save the Date - 5th Symposium on Hemostasis
Special Focus on Factor VIIa and Tissue Factor -from Cell Biology to Animal Models. The symposium will be held at the Carolina Inn, April 29 - May 1, 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Stanford and MIT scientists win Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
The Perl prize carries a $10,000 award and is given to recognize a seminal achievement in neuroscience. Past recipients have included four subsequent winners of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine.
Located in News / 2012 / April
Molecular bandit keeps pain at bay
UNC researchers have identified an enzyme that blocks chronic pain by robbing a major pain pathway of a key ingredient. The enzyme could prevent lasting pain after surgery.
Located in News / 2010 / August
real doctors, real people - Keith Burridge
Keith Burridge, a Kenan Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, is also a playwright.
Located in News / 2013 / January
Inaugural Research Day of the Department of Cell Biology & Physiology
This research day on Oct. 19 will provide a forum to share the Department's research and to promote scientific interactions with students and researchers from other departments and institutions. This year’s event will include talks from Dr. Warren Grill, a neural engineer from Duke University, and Dr. Geraldine Dawson, the Chief Scientific Officer of Autism Speaks.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Oct. 4