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Magness, Jalazo Rally for Research on Capitol Hill
Scott Magness, PhD, and Liz Jalazo, MD, were part of a large contingent of researchers from across the country who met with Congressional leaders to stress the importance of biomedical research and continued funding.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 3
Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology celebrates 13th Annual Research Day Sept. 18
Drs. Ellie Tzima, Mark Zylka, and Eve Marder will present lectures.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Three Teams Received Emerging Challenges Grants to Combat COVID-19
The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS awarded pilot funding to three teams for the 2020 Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Awards in a call highlighting research to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 11
Endocrine News Publishes Cover Story Featuring Vaping Research from the Caron Lab
While the health risks linking tobacco use by pregnant woman has been long understood, vaping presents a new frontier. A recent study from the lab of Kathleen Caron, PhD, shows that there are some definite ill effects of e-cigarettes and the health of the offspring.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Feb. 20
Scientists Show How Tiny, Mutated Neuron Antennae Impair Brain Connectivity
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Eva Anton, PhD, found that defective primary cilia can modulate connectivity between neurons during brain development and cause rare neurodevelopmental conditions called Joubert-syndrome related disorders.
Located in News / 2019 / December
UNC NeuroSpark Research Award Winners Celebrated
Four research teams at the UNC School of Medicine won $25,000 pilot grants with the goal of increasing collaborations throughout the neurosciences, as part of a UNC NeuroSpark event.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Jan. 23
Cell & Molecular Physiology benefits from the generosity of the Thomas H. Maren Foundation
Research Professor Susan K. Fellner, MD, recently secured three notable financial gifts to the department
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / April
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
UNC scientists tackle viral mysteries
Scientists know that some cancers are triggered by viruses, which take over cellular systems and cause uncontrolled cell growth. Doctors – and patients who get shingles late in life – have also known for many years that some viruses, particularly the herpes virus, can lie dormant in a person’s cells for long periods of time and then reactivate, causing disease. These viruses also cause significant disease in immunosuppressed people and those living with HIV/AIDS.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology celebrates 13th Annual Research Day Sept. 18
Drs. Ellie Tzima, Mark Zylka, and Eve Marder will present lectures.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 21, 2009