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Funding helps UNC researchers find a genetic link to autism
As part of a four site network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers are exploring whether there is a genetic link to autism.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
UNC study will test therapies to eradicate HIV infection—medicine’s holy grail
Researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new therapeutic agents that may eradicate HIV infection.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
UNC study rewrites textbook on key genetic phenomenon
Because females carry two copies of the X chromosome to males’ one X and one Y, they harbor a potentially toxic double dose of the more than 1000 genes that reside on the X chromosome.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
First-in-Kind Study Reveals Genetic Markers of Type 2 Diabetes in East Asians
An international team of researchers co-led by UNC School of Medicine’s Karen Mohlke, PhD, conducted the largest-ever genome-wide study of people from across East Asia to uncover the genetic roots of type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2020 / May
VIDEO: Scientists demonstrate link between genetic defect and brain changes in schizophrenia
Scientists at UNC have found that a deletion in a gene known as 22qq11 affects the developing brain in specific ways that may lead to schizophrenia.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 22, 2009
Re-opening of the Animal Models Core Facility
The newly reorganized Animal Models Core Facility, under the direction of Dale Cowley, Ph.D., is now officially open for business.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Messenger RNA with FLASH
A study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has identified a key player in a molecular process essential for DNA replication within cells.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
VIDEO: Researchers identify critical gene for brain development, mental retardation
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
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
Unearthing King Tet: Key protein influences stem cell fate
UNC researchers reveal how a protein called Tet1 helps stem cells keep their “stemness” in a paper published in Nature.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 22, 2010