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Researchers build a better opioid painkiller from scratch

Researchers build a better opioid painkiller from scratch

The new compound could reduce overdoses and possibly curb addiction, while addressing the needs of millions of people suffering with chronic pain.

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Henrik Dolman Named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology

Henrik Dolman Named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology

Henrik Dohlman, PhD, has been named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, effective Oct. 1.

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Tom Kash appointed Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies

Tom Kash appointed Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies

Thomas L. Kash, PhD has been appointed as the John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies.

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Juan Song Awarded ECBR Grant for Zika Research

Juan Song Awarded ECBR Grant for Zika Research

The Song lab will use the fund to study the cellular targets of Zika Virus (ZIKV) in the adult brain using a mouse model of ZIKV pathogenesis.

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Juan Song's Lab Makes the Cover of The Journal of Neurosciences

Juan Song's Lab Makes the Cover of The Journal of Neurosciences

The image is from their paper, "Trim9 Deletion Alters the Morphogenesis of Developing and Adult-Born Hippocampal Neurons and Impairs Spatial Learning and Memory, " published in collaboration with Stephanie Gupton's lab in the same edition.

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From Lab to Life with Emily Zhou

From Lab to Life with Emily Zhou

The Pharmacology Department held it's first “From Lab to Life” seminar April 15, 2016. This series features Pharmacology Alumni returning to share their stories. Our first “From Lab to Life” talk featured Emily Zhou.

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New clues in the quest to prevent clogged arteries

New clues in the quest to prevent clogged arteries

UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.

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