The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology is a hub for translational research!

Five faculty members awarded Translational Team Science funding from the School of Medicine.

January 2014 - The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology is a hub for translational research! 

Congratulations to Jim Bear, Kay Lund, Mohanish Deshmukh and Falvio Frolich for each receiving an inaugural Translational Team Science Award (TTSA) from the School of Medicine. Congratulations also to Scott Randell for his participation in not just one, but two successful TTSA grants.  Project titles are listed below. Read more about these exciting projects at: http://www.med.unc.edu/oor.  

Be on the look-out for the next round of funding to be announced in early March!

 

James Bear, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology), David Rubenstein, MD, PhD (Dermatology), Donna A. Culton, MD, PhD (Dermatology)
Accelerating Cutaneous Wound Healing Through Inhibition of O-GlcNAc Transferase

Mohanish Deshmukh, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology), Charles Cairns, MD (Emergency Medicine), Praveen Sethupathy, PhD (Genetics), Ned Sharpless, MD (Medicine and Genetics)
miR-29 as a Novel Biomarker and Regulator of Aging

Flavio Frohlich PhD (Psychiatry) and Haewon Shin MD (Neurology)
Discovering the Mechanisms of Targeted Enhancement of Brain Activity and Cognition by BrainStimulation using Intracranial Electrophysiology in Epilepsy Patients

Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD (Radiology), Otto Zhou, PhD (Physics & Astronomy), Jianping Lu, PhD (Physics & Astronomy), Marianne Muhlebach, MD (Pediatric Pulmonology), Scott Donaldson, MD (Pulmonary Medicine), Jennifer Goralski, MD (Pulmonary Medicine), Richard Boucher, MD (Pulmonary Medicine), Scott Randell, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology)
Stationary Chest Tomosynthesis for Imaging Young Cystic Fibrosis Patients

P. Kay Lund, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology), Ric Boucher, MD (Pulmonary Medicine), Scott Randell, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology, Evan Dellon, MD, MPH (Gastroenterology), Shengli Ding, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology), Raluca Dumitru, MD, PhD (Genetics), Martina Gentzsch, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology)
Intestinal Epithelial Cell Culture Systems to Advance Personalized Research and Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Other Gastrointestinal (GI) Diseases


James Bear, PhD (Cell Biology and Physiology), David Rubenstein, MD, PhD (Dermatology), Donna A. Culton, MD, PhD (Dermatology)
Accelerating cutaneous wound healing through inhibition of O-GlcNAc transferase