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Postdoctoral fellow Haun is RSA Gordis Award finalist

March 23, 2023

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

March 7, 2023

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

March 3, 2023

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

March 1, 2023

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.

BCAS Faculty Members Author Most-Cited Journal of Neuroscience Research Article for 2021-2022

February 24, 2023

BCAS faculty members Jian Zou, Leon Coleman, and Fulton Crews were recognized by academic publisher WIley for their article “Extracellular microvesicles promote microglia-mediated pro-inflammatory responses to ethanol,” published in the Journal of Neuroscience Research in August 2021. This article has been recognized as the most-cited article published in that journal between January 2021 and December … Continued