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.
November 2010 - Dr. Arjun Deb awarded the Louis N and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators
September 2010 - The UNC press release, news outlets and latest issue of Endeavors
Mark Zylka and colleagues have identified an enzyme that blocks chronic pain by robbing a major pain pathway of a key ingredient. The enzyme could prevent lasting pain after surgery.
June 2010 - Faber lab publication rated "exceptional" and "may well be the seminal paper in one of the most important mysteries in vascular biology."
June 2010 - McCormick's project "PECAM-1 regulation of eNOS activation" will be supported by a two-year fellowship.