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Dr. Stephanie Engel named BRIC Associate Director

August 3, 2022

Dr. Stephanie Engel has accepted the position as the Associate Director of Imaging-based Population Sciences at the Biomedical Research Imaging Center Dr. Engel is a Professor in the UNC Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is also the Director, UNC Center for Early Life Exposures and Neurotoxicity (UNC CLEAN), Deputy Director, … Continued

Dr. Zibo Li awarded three new projects

August 3, 2022

Funded by AccuNovo Biotechnologies Inc. and the NIH: STTR: Theranostic NTSR1-targeting Agents for Complementary Management of PSMA-negative Prostate Cancer The UNC team will work with Accunovo Biotech, Inc. to evaluate the newly developed agents in NTSR1 positive PC3 animal models. Specifically, UNC will perform 64Cu radiolabeling of NTSR1 targeted compounds that are developed by Accunovo … Continued

Dr. Sarah Nyante awarded two recent grants

August 3, 2022

Dr. Sarah Nyante was awarded two recent grants, both funded by the NIH/National Cancer Institute. R21CA270625 titled: Breast cancer neoadjuvant endocrine therapy during the Covid-19 pandemic: Opportunity for a new treatment paradigm? R03CA267469 titled: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on newly diagnosed breast cancer   More Grants at BRIC:

Dr. Mingxia Liu awarded R01

August 3, 2022

Dr. Mingxia Liu was recently awarded an RO1 funded by the NIH titled: Multi-Site Neuroimage Harmonization for Personalized Brain Disorder Analysis This project is dedicated to creating a series of unique computational tools for multi-site neuroimage harmonization and personalized analysis of brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive decline.   More Grants at BRIC:

Dr. Sarah Nyante

August 3, 2022

Sarah Nyante was recently selected for the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Research Council of Early Career Investigators in Imaging (CECI²). Congratulations Dr. Nyante!

Dr. Keely Muscatell receives three recent Awards

August 3, 2022

Keely Muscatell recognized with three recent awards. Congratulations Dr. Muscatell! Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology, from American Psychological Association Early Career Award, from Social-Personality Health Network New Investigation Award, from the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society  

Dr. Louise Henderson – Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)

August 3, 2022

Louise Henderson Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) Title:     Southeastern Consortium for Lung Cancer Health Equity Site:       Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical University of South Carolina and UNC Goal:     To build on the long-standing community outreach and engagement efforts to develop  culturally-sensitive, community-informed interventions aimed at reducing lung cancer disparities and increasing lung cancer screening rates   … Continued

July Seminar Series, featuring Eric Muir Ph.D.

July 8, 2022

Join us on Wedenesday, July 13th for the BRIC Seminar Series, featuring: Eric Muir, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Radiology Director, Preclinical MRI Center Stony Brook University MRI of the Retina Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 11 AM Marsico Hall, Room 2004 Abstract: MRI can provide anatomical, functional, and physiological images at relatively high spatial resolution and … Continued

BRIC Seminar Series Returns, May 25th 2022

April 20, 2022

The Biomedical Research Imaging Center is pleased to announce the return of our yearly seminar series, beginning on Wednesday May 25th, 2022 with a presentation by Dr. Li Shen, Professor of Informatics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Join us via Zoom for Dr. Shen’s talk, followed by an … Continued

BRIC Researchers published in Nature Magazine

May 25, 2021

Transcriptome-wide association study on 211 brain structural traits Brain structural traits are highly heritable and have been linked to disease. Here the authors have used gene expression data to perform a transcriptome-wide association study on 211 brain structural traits, discovering 273 associated genes. We further validated the discovered genes using multiple methods. The paper was … Continued