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Arjun Deb awarded Katz Basic Science Research Prize

November 2010 - Dr. Arjun Deb awarded the Louis N and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators

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News spreads about recent work in the Faber lab

News spreads about recent work in the Faber lab

September 2010 - The UNC press release, news outlets and latest issue of Endeavors

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Molecular bandit keeps pain at bay

Molecular bandit keeps pain at bay

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.

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Faber lab publication selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology

Faber lab publication selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology

June 2010 - Faber lab publication rated "exceptional" and "may well be the seminal paper in one of the most important mysteries in vascular biology."

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McCormick awarded predoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association

June 2010 - McCormick's project "PECAM-1 regulation of eNOS activation" will be supported by a two-year fellowship.

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Mark Zylka receives Transformative R01 Grant

Mark Zylka receives Transformative R01 Grant

Assistant professor Mark Zylka was awarded one of 42 NIH Roadmap Transformative R01 grants for his project Harnessing Ectonucleotidases to Treat Chronic Pain.

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Zylka lab finds that Mrgprd enhances excitability in nociceptive (pain-sensing) neurons

Zylka lab finds that Mrgprd enhances excitability in nociceptive (pain-sensing) neurons

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.

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Kadmiel awarded American Heart Association fellowship

Kadmiel awarded American Heart Association fellowship

June 2009 - Caron lab graduate student, Mahita Kadmiel, has been awarded two years of support from the American Heart Association.

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Video:  Zylka and colleagues discover new treatment for pain

Video: Zylka and colleagues discover new treatment for pain

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.

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