The Journal of Neuroscience publishes findings by the Zylka lab, in collaboration with labs at Caltech and the University of Pittsburgh, that the G protein-coupled receptor called Mrgprd enhances excitability in nociceptive (pain-sensing) neurons.
June 2009 - Caron lab graduate student, Mahita Kadmiel, has been awarded two years of support from the American Heart Association.
June 2009 - Maggie McCormick and Samantha Strickland are accepted into UNC's Integrative Vascular Biology Training Program.
November 2008 - Goicoechea et al publish paper in Oncogene.
October 2008 - Please welcome Andrea Azcárate-Peril, PhD
Video: Mark Zylka, PhD, and members of his lab, together with colleagues at the University of Helsinki, have discovered a new therapeutic target for pain control, one that appears to be eight times more effective at suppressing pain than morphine.
October 2008 - Kathleen Caron, PhD, is one of three awardees to receive a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship.
July 2008 - Assistant Professor Arjun Deb, MD, has received a 2008 New Scholar Award in Aging from the Ellison Medical Foundation.
The 13th annual Research Day held by the Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology will address the theme of Cellular Representations of Physiological States.
The 14th annual Research Day held by the Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology