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Jimena Giudice featured in Vital Signs

Jimena Giudice, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, and graduate students in the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill, co-authored a feature story on alternative splicing for The Scientist. Click here to read article

Snider, Natasha

Natasha Snider featured in Vital Signs

Researchers are learning about the differences in the underlying biology of patients with severe and milder forms of Alexander disease, a rare neurodegenerative condition that is often fatal to young children. Click here to read article

Gupton, Stephanie

Stephanie Gupton featured in Researcher Signature Series

The Researcher Signature Series features researchers across the School of Medicine. Read about Stephanie Gupton, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, in our second issue.

Philpot Lab Receives NIH Grant to Create Therapy for Rare Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome

The UNC School of Medicine lab of Ben Philpot, PhD, will build upon research previously funded by the Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation to develop a therapy to treat children with this neurodevelopmental disorder.

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