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Li Qian receives New Scholar in Aging Award from Ellison Medical Foundation
Qian’s lab plans to investigate the fundamental events underlying the progression of various cardiovascular diseases as well as to discover the basic mechanisms of cell reprogramming.
Located in News / 2013 / September
real doctors, real people - Oliver Smithies
Dr. Oliver Smithies won the Nobel Prize for his research in gene modification. What you may not know is that since he was a child, he's been enthralled with flying.
Located in News / 2013 / September
UNC Lineberger discovery goes from the lab to the patient with FDA approval
New test uses PAM50 breast cancer gene signature discovered by UNC’s Perou
Located in News / 2013 / October
New gene therapy proves promising as hemophilia treatment
Researchers package specialized blood platelets with genes that express clotting factor, leading to fewer bleeding events.
Located in News / 2013 / December
real doctors, real people - Sara Wobker
If you saw pathology resident Sara Wobker in the halls of UNC Hospitals, you might not realize that she loves riding horses. To be more specific, Wobker performs a form of horse training called dressage.
Located in News / 2012 / February
A supercharged protein reduces damage from heart attack
UNC researchers tap into the body’s own repair system to protect heart cells after an attack. The approach could also help prevent cardiac damage in cancer patients.
Located in News / 2012 / March
Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb
Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Yale chemist to inaugurate Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium
Dr. Smithies, a Nobel Laureate, will soon begin inspiring a new generation of scientists by using money that came with his prize to fund annual symposia at UNC featuring lectures by other Nobel Laureates.
Located in News / 2011 / February
Charles Perou, PhD, appointed May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professorship of Molecular Oncology Research
The professorship, established by a $1 million gift from Wally (class of ’66) and Lil Loewenbaum of Austin, Texas is named in honor of Mrs. Lowenbaum’s mother, May Goldman Shaw.
Located in News / 2011 / August
Prestigious Journal Names Li Qian as Top Reviewer
The editors at Cell Press selected Li Qian, PhD, associate director of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute, as one of its best scientific article reviewers, and published a short essay about her views on peer review.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / September 26