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Department welcomes new BBSP student Jim Dunleavey

Department welcomes new BBSP student Jim Dunleavey

Jim Dunleavey joins the Physiology graduate program and the lab of Andrew Dudley.

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Rylan Larsen awarded 2011 Fellner Fellowship

Rylan Larsen awarded 2011 Fellner Fellowship

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.

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Zylka lab postdoc Ian King receives Angelman Syndrome Foundation fellowship

Zylka lab postdoc Ian King receives Angelman Syndrome Foundation fellowship

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.

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New faculty member Flavio Frohlich joins department

New faculty member Flavio Frohlich joins department

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.

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Otey a guest on local radio program "Your Health"

May 14, 2011 - Carol Otey participated in a local radio program called Your Health on News Talk 1360 WCHL

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Larsen and Bortvedt awarded 2011-2012 Fellner Fellowship

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.

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Zylka review is cover article for Trends in Molecular Medicine

Zylka review is cover article for Trends in Molecular Medicine

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.

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Lenhart receives 2011 Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award

Lenhart receives 2011 Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award

Graduate student Tricia Lenhart is 2011 recipient of the Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Award

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Faculty research featured in the winter issue of the UNC publication, endeavors

Research by Azcarate, Lund and Otey appears in the winter issue of the UNC publication, endeavors - Cheney lab graduate student, Alex Raines, has byline

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McCoy awarded postdoctoral fellowship from Autism Science Foundation

McCoy awarded postdoctoral fellowship from Autism Science Foundation

Grants from ASF fund grants student/mentor teams conducting research in autism interventions, early diagnosis, biomarkers, and animal models.

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Bhat lab describes molecular mechanisms at the nodes of Ranvier

Bhat lab describes molecular mechanisms at the nodes of Ranvier

January 2011 - Bhat lab research describes a key molecular mechanism in nerve fibers that ensures the rapid conductance of nervous system impulses.

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UNC Researchers Awarded Prestigious Grant for Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

UNC Researchers Awarded Prestigious Grant for Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

UNC Researchers Philpot, Zylka and Roth are awarded a prestigious grant from the Simons Foundation for research in autism spectrum disorders

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Bhat lab findings on axonal membrane protein Neurofascin published in the journal Neuron

Bhat lab findings on axonal membrane protein Neurofascin published in the journal Neuron

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

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