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Ting Elected President of American Association of Immunologists
Jenny P. Ting, PhD, was selected as the 2020-2021 President of the American Association of Immunologists. Established in 1913, AAI has become the most prestigious association of immunologists in the world with nearly 8,000 scientists in 71 countries.
Located in News / 2020 / May
UNC and Duke collaborations score big wins in biomedical research
Pilot funding catalyzes progress on gene editing tools and algorithms to better predict pediatric drug safety.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 1
Magnuson elected vice-president and future president of Genetics Society of America
Terry Magnuson, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor in the Department of Genetics and Vice Chancellor for Research at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been elected 2018 vice president and 2019 president of the Genetics Society of America. Magnuson has previously served GSA as a member of the Board of Directors and as both an Associate and Senior Editor of the GSA journal GENETICS
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 9
Sullivan Receives Ming Tsuang Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick Sullivan, MD, Yeargan Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics and Director of the Center for Psychiatric Genomics, received the award Oct. 29.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
Researchers find clues to drug resistance in medulloblastoma subtype
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers led by Timothy Gershon, MD, PhD, and Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD, have new evidence to explain how drug resistance develops in a major subtype of medulloblastoma, the most common invasive brain tumor in children.
Located in News / 2020 / January
VIDEO - Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 6, 2010
VIDEO: Santa Ready to Ride
A team of UNC medical experts say that Santa is tanned, rested and ready for the big ride he has coming up.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
UNC scientists win $1.6 million stimulus award to accelerate decoding of human genome
Their effort will be part of a consortium of investigators studying the human genome blueprint, titled the “ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements” (ENCODE). The consortium’s overall goal is to assemble a comprehensive catalog of functional elements in the human genome.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 22, 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 / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
Molecular marker could help spot pancreatic cancer early
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 29, 2010