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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia"
The Children's Research Institute presents its February speaker, Stephen Hooper, PhD, for his talk, "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia."
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 24
UNC Autism Paper Makes Top 10 List
Mark Shen, PhD, at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, was first author on a scientific paper last November that Autism Speaks named as one of the top 10 research papers in 2018.
Located in News / 2019 / January
New Genetic Risk Factors Discovered for Alzheimer's Disease
The study was carried out as part of an initiative of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, which was founded by UNC School of Medicine's Patrick Sullivan, MD, who is the consortium's lead principal investigator.
Located in News / 2019 / January
School of Medicine Researchers Make International Highly Cited Research List
Fourteen UNC School of Medicine faculty members were listed by Clarivate Analytics in the company’s 2018 Highly Cited Research list.
Located in News / 2018 / December
Can Stimulating the Brain Treat Chronic Pain?
Neuroscientists and chronic pain experts at the UNC School of Medicine used a weak alternating current of electricity to target a specific part of the brain and significantly decrease chronic lower back pain in all participants of a small clinical trial.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Piven honored with Ruane Prize for autism research
At an awards dinner in New York City, Joseph Piven was named co-recipient of the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
Located in News / 2018 / October
UNC Chosen to Establish National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders
Christine M. Peat, PhD, will lead the new program, which is funded by a $3.75 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 11
Brain circuits for successful emotional development established during infancy
Results from the UNC Early Brain Development Study, led at UNC by John Gilmore, MD, suggest that early detection and intervention could help children at risk for emotional problems.
Located in News / 2018 / October
UNC School of Medicine and Recovery Record launch study to detect and prevent binge-eating behaviors
New study brings together behavioral, genetic, and microbiome data to give a fuller snapshot of binge eating triggers and treatments.
Located in News / 2018 / October
Researchers receive $5 million to expand study of posttraumatic neurologic, mental health disorders
Led by Samuel McLean, MD, UNC School of Medicine researchers and collaborators received $5 million from the NIH and Department of Defense to expanding the AURORA Study, the most comprehensive longitudinal study of trauma survivors ever performed.
Located in News / 2018 / September