New proteins to clear the airways in cystic fibrosis and COPD
July 2012 - Kay Lund, PhD, awarded a new, five-year R01 from the National Institute on Aging
July 2012 - Graduate student Sarah Wetzel will receive a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to support her research in the Caron lab.
July 2012 - Sarah Street has been selected by the medical student body to give the 2012 Whitehead Lecture.
June 2012 - Undergraduate students join department labs for summer research experience
June 2012 - Graduate student Caitlin Collins will receive two years of funding from the American Heart Association for her research in the Tzima lab.
The Dudley lab publication shows how fat cells fuel tumor growth and angiogenesis by contributing to inflammation and acting as a depot for tumor-associated
June 2012 - Assistant professor Drew Dudley and colleagues publish a study in the journal Angiogenesis
June 2012 - Embryonic stem cells—those revered cells that give rise to every cell type in the body—just got another badge of honor. If they suffer damage that makes them a threat to the developing embryo, they swiftly fall on their swords for the greater good, according to a study published online May 3, 2012 in the journal Molecular Cell.
June 2012 - "Shot may top acupuncture for pain relief: Mouse study finds enzyme injection has lasting effects"
May 2012 - Graduate student Jim Dunleavey wins first place award for his poster in the Basic Science category at this year's UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.
June 2012 - The Fellner Fellowship Committee is pleased to award a second Fellner Fellowship for the upcoming academic year.
Philpot lab publication in the journal Neuron outlines how brain cell activity imbalance may account for seizure susceptibility in Angelman syndrome
New research by Philpot lab researchers may have pinpointed an underlying cause of the seizures that affect 90 percent of people with Angelman syndrome (AS), a neurodevelopmental disorder.
Department faculty member Marianne Meeker, PhD, was recently elected as a Fellow to the 2012 UNC Academy of Educators
Philpot lab graduate students Rylan Larsen and Michael Wallace will attend Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) courses this summer in Woods Hole, Maine, and each has received a scholarship from the MBL.
May 2012 - P. Kay Lund received a Research Mentor Award for her track record in outstanding mentorship
May 2012 - Award provides a one-time payment toward financial needs associated with a student's doctoral program.
May 2012 - Caitlin Collins will receive the Dr. Susan Fellner Physiology Graduate Student Research Fellowship (Fellner Fellowship) for 2012-2013.
April 2012 - Maggie McCormick will receive a Dissertation Completion Fellowship and join the Royster Society of Fellows.
April 2012 - Lola Reid will be the second recipient of the Office of Technology Development's "Innovator of the Year Award" for her contributions to innovation at UNC.