UNC researchers featured on UNC-TV for autism research breakthroughs

The collaboration of Mark Zylka, PhD, and Ben Philpot, PhD, led to a new discovery about potential underlying causes of autism

UNC researchers featured on UNC-TV for autism research breakthroughs click to enlarge Ben Philpot, PhD, and Mark Zylka, PhD, being interviewed by UNC TV's Kelley McHenry. (Photo by Mark Derewicz)

UNC-TV ran a segment on the unlikely collaboration between Mark Zylka, PhD, a chronic pain researcher, and Ben Philpot, PhD, who studies Angelman Syndrome, which is a form of autism.

The piece can now be viewed online, under the heading: "UNC Chapel Hill gains national recognition for 2 breakthroughs in Autism"

To find out more about Zylka and Philpot's research, which was listed as one of the top advances in autism research for 2013, check the UNC School of Medicine article and videos.

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