July 30, 2008 — Arjun Deb, M.D., an assistant professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has received a 2008 New Scholar Award in Aging from the Ellison Medical Foundation.
July 23, 2008 — The National Center for Research Resources, a part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a $2 million High-End Instrumentation grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
July 17, 2008 — Some parents of children with autism evaluate facial expressions differently than the rest of us – and in a way that is strikingly similar to autistic patients themselves, according to new research by psychiatrist Dr. Joe Piven of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and neuroscientist Ralph Adolphs, Ph.D., of the California Institute of Technology.
July 15, 2008 — The UNC Neuroscience Center has been awarded a five-year, $3,650,000 Center Grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
July 8, 2008 — Yi Zhang, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and biophysics in the UNC School of Medicine, has been awarded the first Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of his work.
July 8, 2008 — Scientific evidence has long suggested that moderate drinking offers some protection against heart disease, certain types of stroke and some forms of cancer.
July 2, 2008 — Ian Davis, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine and a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been selected as one of seven national 2008 Rita Allen Foundation Scholars.
July 2, 2008 — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine researcher Dr. Jonathan Serody, in collaboration with local research company TheraLogics, has received an $800,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the treatment and prevention of graft versus host disease.