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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

Eric Smith named 2021 APhA Fellows

December 7, 2020

Congratulations to Eric Smith, the BRIC Director of Radiopharmacy, for being named a 2020 APhA Fellow by the American Pharmacists Association! The award recognizes member with outstanding professional achievements and service to the field of pharmacy. Dr. Smith is recognized by the association as a leader in nuclear pharmacy practice and for building bridges among … Continued

New S10 Awarded to Dr. Ian Shih

October 23, 2020

Congratualations to Dr. Ian Shih and then entire BRIC Center for Animal MRI team on the recently awarded S10 grant to upgrade the advance neo system on the Bruker 9.4T! Avance neo upgrade for the biospec 9.4T/30CM MRI system at UNC (NIH S10 MH124745, PI: Shih) Animal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research at the University … Continued

Dr. Oldenburg Awarded grant for 3D Scanning Endoscope Development

September 4, 2020

Dr. Amy Oldenburg, Professor in the UNC Physics & Astronomy Department and BRIC faculty member, was awarded a new grant for the development of a rapid, 3D laser scanning endoscope to study the upper airways of infants and children with subglottic stenosis (SGS), a life-threatening condition. The microscopic resolution afforded by the endoscope will be … Continued

HEAL Subcontract Awarded to Dr. SungHo Lee

April 22, 2020

Dr. SungHo Lee received a NIDA Phase I SBIR award with Actuated Medical Inc. This award is granted via the NIH HEAL Initiative, with Dr. Lee being the subcontract PI at UNC.