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Li, Wang named 2012 recipients of Jefferson-Pilot Award
Yun Li, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and the Department of Biostatistics, and Zefeng Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, were selected to receive Jefferson-Pilot Awards this year.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Sept. 27
CURE Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) awards grant to develop treatments for uveal melanoma
A research team directed by Professors John Sondek, PhD, UNC School of Medicine and William Janzen, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Community United for Research and Education of Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) to identify inhibitors of an oncogene found in the majority of melanomas of the eye.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / March 14
UNC School of Medicine ranks 6th in NIH research funding for public schools in 2013
Eight basic science and clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Study demonstrates positive impact of azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery
Kim Boggess, MD, professor of maternal-fetal medicine, and fellow investigators of the Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) study, have discovered that administering the antibiotic, azithromycin, alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infection rates by 50 percent for women who have a non-elective cesarean delivery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Oct. 20
A New Jetlag Drug? Scientists Create Selective Molecules to Bind to Melatonin Receptors
Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine, UC San Francisco, and the University of Buffalo used 3-D computer simulations and pharmacological experiments to create molecules that selectively target the MT1 melatonin receptor to modulate the biological clocks in animal models of jet lag. Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, is co-senior author.
Located in News / 2020 / February
Bryan Roth, PhD
Bryan Roth, PhD is the Michael J. Hooker Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
UNC Lineberger names Pagano Award recipients
Kirsten Bryant, Ari Pani, and John Pryor were selected as Pagano Award recipients for postdoctoral research excellence at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and in the departments of pharmacology, biology, and biochemistry & biophysics.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 20
Song awarded grant to study brain cell restoration after stroke
Juan Song, PhD, an assistant professor of pharmacology, received a 4-year, $308,000 Scientist Development Award from the American Heart Association to investigate how brain cells called interneurons influence the regeneration of the hippocampus region of the brain after stroke.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 12
Art of Science Competition sponsored in conjunction with Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium
Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium is sponsoring an Art of Science Competition open to all UNC students, staff and faculty. Winners will get to have their art on display at the Ackland Art Museum.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 21
Ten UNC Faculty Members Earn Mentoring Awards
The Office of Graduate Education at the UNC School of Medicine will recognize 10 faculty members from across UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus as Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring Award winners at a January 15 ceremony with a keynote address.
Located in News / 2019 / January