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  • Vetreno et al. article among most downloaded in ACER journal

    An article by BCAS members Ryan Vetreno, Liya Qin, Leon Coleman, and Fulton Crews has been recognized as among the most downloaded 2021 articles published in the academic journal Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research (ACER). The article, “Increased Toll-like Receptor-MyD88-NFκB-Proinflammatory neuroimmune signaling in the orbitofrontal cortex of humans with alcohol use disorder,” was published in … Continued

  • Postdoctoral fellow Haun is RSA Gordis Award finalist

    Harold “JR” Haun, postdoctoral fellow at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, has been recognized by the Research Society on Alcohol as a 2023 Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award finalist. Dr. Haun, who is part of the Kash Lab, is recognized for his abstract entitled Septal nociceptin/orphanin-FQ modulation of binge-like ethanol consumption. He will present … Continued

  • Besheer recognized for excellence in mentoring

    BCAS faculty member Joyce Besheer has been recognized for excellence in mentoring. She was recognized by the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education for her long-term commitment supporting BBSP students and other trainees. Besheer, a professor with appointments in the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and the Department of Psychiatry, received the Award … Continued

  • BCAS faculty Hendershot quoted in New York Times article about diabetes drug that curbs desire to drink for some

    Christian Hendershot, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, was quoted in a February 2023 New York Times article about a diabetes drug that, for some, curbs the desire to drink. The article states, “…findings from animal research often do not translate directly to humans, said Christian Hendershot, an associate professor of … Continued

  • Qin, Crews article is Glia journal’s most-cited

    A 2007 paper co-authored by BCAS faculty Liya Qin and Fulton Crews is the most-cited paper to ever appear in the journal Glia. The paper, Systemic LPS Causes Chronic Neuroinflammation and Progressive Neurodegeneration, is available here.

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