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Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Genetic Structural Secrets of Schizophrenia
A study co-led by Jin Szatkiewicz, PhD, Patrick Sullivan, MD, and colleagues at UNC-Chapel Hill and four Swedish universities found that extremely rare variants affect the boundaries of a 3D genome structure called topologically associated domains in people with schizophrenia much more than they affect people without the condition.
Located in News / 2020 / April
UNC School of Medicine to Launch Computational Medicine Program
Led by Timothy Elston, PhD, and Chuck Perou, PhD, the university-wide program aims to advance personalized medicine for patients.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 14
Largest study of its kind reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes
Several UNC School of Medicine faculty from the departments of Genetics and Psychiatry are co-authors of the study, which was published in the journal Cell.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Dec. 12
UNC Researchers Featured in Podcast on Future Pandemic Readiness
This Week in Virology featured three UNC-Chapel Hill researchers talking about READDI, a $125-million initiative designed to start making drugs now for the next pandemic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 23
Genetics and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: "Asthma in the Post-GWAS Era: Searching for the Mid-Hanging Fruit"
The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Carole Ober, Professor and Chair of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago, for her talk, “Asthma in the Post-GWAS Era: Searching for the Mid-Hanging Fruit."
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 4
Powell Joins Board of American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Dr. Powell’s clinical and research interests include dysmorphology, genetic syndromes, and ethical issues of genetic testing and newborn screening.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2019 / April
Triangle Business Journal names Cohen, Zanation, Sharpless "Health Care Heroes"
Dr. Myron Cohen won the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Norman Sharpless, the Innovator/Researcher award, and Dr. Adam Zanation the "Rising Star" award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 5
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 / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Key protein aids in DNA repair
UNC scientists and colleagues at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have shown in multiple contexts that DNA damage over our lifetimes is a key mechanism behind the development of cancer and other age-related diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 15, 2010
Evans joins Here's to Your Health
This weekend, Dr. Jim Evans joins Here's to Your Health to discuss genetics and ethics. This is the first in a series of programs on medical ethics that will air over the next two months.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010