UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.
Study could lead to new drug development targets for forms of anxiety that are more pathological, such as those associated with excessive alcohol intake or opiate abuse.
Reid Olsen wins a 2015 Joy Cappel Young Investigator award.
Meagan Ryan, CCBTP trainee and graduate student in the Der and Cox Labs, has been selected to receive a Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Scholar Award.
Nicole Baker founds Science Writing and Communication Club and popular SWAC science blog, The PipettePen.
The Hahn, Kuhlman and Kasai labs developed a genetically encoded probe that can label and optically erase synapses that were enlarged or generated by motor learning. Dense labeling of synapses was found in a small subset of pyramidal neurons, and irradiation with blue light erased motor memory.
UNC and UCSF labs create a new research tool to find homes for two orphan cell-surface receptors, a crucial step toward finding better therapeutics and causes of drug side effects.