Dr. Ian King is the first recipient of the Dr. Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, a prestigious two-year fellowship award given for studies in preclinical, translational and clinical research areas that investigate all aspects of Angelman syndrome.
Flavio Frohlich, PhD, will hold a joint appointment in Cell and Molecular Physiology. His primary appointment is in the Department of Psychiatry. He also joins the faculty of the Neuroscience Center and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
May 14, 2011 - Carol Otey participated in a local radio program called Your Health on News Talk 1360 WCHL
The Susan Fellner Fellowship is a one-year, merit-based award available to Physiology curriculum students who have passed the thesis proposal at the time of application.
This grant provides a one-time payment toward financial needs associated with a student's doctoral program.
Dr. Mark Zylka’s review on pain-relieving prospects for adenosine and ectonucleotidases is featured as the cover article in the April 2011 issue of Trends in Molecular Medicine.
Graduate student Tricia Lenhart is 2011 recipient of the Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award
Research by Azcarate, Lund and Otey appears in the winter issue of the UNC publication, endeavors - Cheney lab graduate student, Alex Raines, has byline
Grad program alumnus Peter Mohler named named director of research institute at The Ohio State University
Peter Mohler, PhD, named director of the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute at The Ohio State University
Grants from ASF fund grants student/mentor teams conducting research in autism interventions, early diagnosis, biomarkers, and animal models.
January 2011 - Bhat lab research describes a key molecular mechanism in nerve fibers that ensures the rapid conductance of nervous system impulses.
UNC Researchers Philpot, Zylka and Roth are awarded a prestigious grant from the Simons Foundation for research in autism spectrum disorders
First-author review article by graduate student Adam Gracz published in the American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
February 2011 - In this review, Gracz and Magness discuss the current body of knowledge pertaining to the role of Sox factors in gastrointestinal stem cells.
January 2011 - The protein called Neurofascin 186, which accumulates in the membranes of axons at the nodes of Ranvier, has critical role in nerve impulse conduction
January 2011 - Bhat lab postdoctoral fellow Courtney Thaxton, PhD, will receive a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA).
January 2011 - Paper by McCormick and colleagues appears in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.