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Devon Blake Awarded  NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Devon Blake Awarded NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Disrupted signaling pathways that lead to aberrant cell movement are a hallmark of invasive and metastatic cancers. The small GTPase RhoA has a well-established role in normal cell biology, but the consequences of cancer-associated RhoA mutations are unknown. Devon will extensively characterize the effect of these mutations on the properties of RhoA in order to better understand how mutations in RhoA contribute to cancer

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The Itch Receptor - Kate Lansu leads research on opioid-induced itching

The Itch Receptor - Kate Lansu leads research on opioid-induced itching

Researchers in the department of Pharmacology link orphan receptor MRGRPX2 to opioid-induced itching and create a tool to study the receptor more precisely.

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Megan Agajanian Wins 1st Place Poster Prize!

Megan Agajanian Wins 1st Place Poster Prize!

Pharmacology graduate student, Megan Agajanian wins first place in UNC LIneberger Annual Scientific Retreat poster competition.

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