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Itano, Michelle

Michelle Itano Earns CZI Grant to support Imaging Scientists

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will support the innovative imaging work of Michelle Itano, PhD, director of the UNC Neuroscience Microscopy Core facility for five years thanks to a grant totaling nearly $800,000.  Click here for article.

Lorenzo earns ADA junior faculty award

The American Diabetes Association selected Damaris Lorenzo, PhD, as a winner of its Junior Faculty Development Award, which carries with it funding for further research on diabetes-related investigations.  Click here for article.


Zylka Lab paper featured in The Guardian

Doctors could use Crispr tool to inject benign virus into foetus’s brain to ‘switch on’ key genes.  Click here for article.

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Caron Lab paper published in Circulation Research

The Caron Lab had a high-profile paper published in the January 4th issue of Circulation Research, along with a commentary Editorial.  Click here for article.

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