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UNC’s Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, earns Bridge Grant
The American Society of Hematology fills gap in decreased federal funding, supports 13 blood research projects.
Located in News / 2015 / August
UNC Scientist Aziz Sancar Wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Sancar’s team mapped DNA repair mechanisms that protect us against cancer.
Located in News / 2015 / October
And Then There Were Two . . .
From aspiring soccer star to world-renowned biochemist, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, joined Carolina’s other Nobel Laureate, Oliver Smithies, PhD, during a celebration of science at the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2015 / October
Motion Pictures of Micro Anatomy
Qi Zhang, PhD, earned a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking techniques that allow him to create videos of the tiniest bits of the stuff that make us human.
Located in News / 2015 / December
The Man Behind the Nobel Prize
This week, Aziz Sancar is in Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Life since the announcement that he won has been a little hectic.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Study opens new door for ALS drug discovery
For the first time, scientists pin down the structure of toxic clumps of a protein associated with a large number of ALS cases, opening new avenues in the pursuit of drugs to stem the disease.
Located in News / 2015 / December
A powerful technique to further understanding of RNA
Qi Zhang sees himself as a warrior. In his lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he wages war on genetic diseases such as cancer and heart disease on a battlefield measured with single atoms.
Located in News / 2014 / January
UNC researcher earns American Heart Association award
Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, will use the $400,000 award to study the role of blood platelets in inflammation and injury.
Located in News / 2014 / January
UNC researchers create new tool to unravel mysteries of metastasis
The lab of Klaus Hahn, PhD, developed a new technique to help scientists map the interactions between the proteins at the heart of many diseases.
Located in News / 2014 / March
UNC scientists reveal how cells destroy RNA, a key to understanding disease
The finding, from the lab of William Marzluff, PhD, provides insight into how genetic diseases, such as various cancers, develop in the body.
Located in News / 2014 / March