Welcome to the Neuroscience Center!
Brotherly Love, No Matter What
UNC undergraduate Austin Ludwig works at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities to play a role in autism research he hopes will help millions of people, perhaps even his younger brother.
Apr 28, 2017
Researchers Find Molecular Trigger for Brain Inflammation
UNC School of Medicine research findings could lead to new drug targets for treating multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Apr 27, 2017
UNC Neurocience Labs Awarded Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Grants
The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS announced that three labs were selected for $50,000 pilot grants to further Alzheimer’s Disease research being conducted at UNC.
Apr 27, 2017
UNC researchers link orphan receptor to opioid-induced itching
With a more accurate understanding of the characteristics and function of the receptor MRGRPX2, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers were also able to create chemical probe that will allow them study the receptor more precisely.
Mar 30, 2017
WUNC Interviews Piven on Innovative Autism Research
On March 23, 2017 Joseph Piven, MD, director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, gave an interview on his new study showing it is possible to use MRI scans to predict whether babies with autistic siblings will also develop autism.
Mar 23, 2017